The European Forum on Armed Drones is a civil society network of organisations working to promote human rights, respect for the rule of law, disarmament and conflict prevention.


Book Review ‘Eyes In The Sky: The Secret Rise of Gorgon Stare’ by Arthur Holland Michel

Arthur Holland Michel, author of ‘Eyes In The Sky’, is one of the co-founders of the Centre for the Study of the Drone at Bard College in New York State.  The Centre for the Study of the Drone has done extraordinary work in monitoring the spread in the use of drones, including publication of ‘The Drone Databook’, a detailed country-by-county study of…

European Press Review – January 2020

In our monthly press review, we translate, analyze and summarize news from various European publications on the issues of drones. In January 2020 the most frequent topics discussed in drone news were the use of drones in Middle East and Africa and the widening of the drone race. You can find the publication here.

Briefing on Armed Drones at the European Parliament

Though the European Parliament has long been aware of problematic use, development, and proliferation of armed drones, a host of new developments has necessitated an update on where we are. To inform both current and newly elected Members of the European Parliament, a lunch meeting was organised by the Greens/European Free Alliance on December 5th, 2019, to discuss recent developments and accompanying issues. At the meeting, Delina Goxho (Open Society Foundations), Foeke Postma (PAX), Tania Latici (EPRS) presented their research and recommendations, and took questions from attendees on the current and future use of armed drones.


We call upon all European governments, individually and through European institutions to:

We call upon all European governments, individually and through European institutions to:

1     Articulate Clear Policies
2    Prevent Complicity
3    Ensure Transparency
4    Establish Accountability
5    Control Proliferation