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Early December 2018, the UK-based think-tank RUSI released a new paper on the proliferation of armed drones in the Middle East. The launch event of the paper, titled “Armed Drones in the Middle East Proliferation and Norms in the Region” took place at Whitehall in London, and was well attended by a range of policymakers, journalists, and civil society experts....

A short overview of news and updates from our network. If you have events, publications, or updates to share, you may forward them to info {at} efadrones.org....

During this year's UN General Assembly First Committee, sixteen States mentioned the use of armed drones in their statements - a significant increase from the six countries in 2017. As existing restrictions on the US drone program have been severely weakened, the number of drone strikes are increasing, and the number of drones, drone users, and drone producers continues...

During this year's United Nations General Assembly First Committee discussions on disarmament, states and civil society groups are again working to address the issues arising from the use of armed drones. To inform delegates during these discussions PAX has published a briefing paper detailing the risks the use of armed drones create for human rights, international law, and international security....

During the UN General Assembly’s First Committee, taking place in New York this October, several EFAD members will be presenting and doing outreach on armed drones....