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...

A short overview with last week's updates from our network, including Article36, DroneWars UK, and the Stimson Center. If you have events or updates to share with our network, you may forward them to info {at} efadrones.org....

At this years United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) First Committee, which discusses disarmament topics, the subject of armed drones will be raised again by several NGO's. The use of armed drones, and their detrimental impact on civilians, communities, and international law, has been a topic of discussion for several years now. To move beyond only the condenmation of the use...