In July 2020, UNIDIR launched an informal dialogue on nuclear disarmament, nuclear deterrence, and strategic arms control, bringing together a diverse group of policymakers, experts, and civil soci
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can be exploited for criminal purposes (through cybercrime) or used to undermine international security (through so-called cyberattacks or cyber op
Cybercrime and cyberterrorism are two types of malicious use of Information Communications Technology (ICT) addressed by the United Nations Group of Governmental Experts on Developments in the Fiel
Predictability and understandability are widely held to be vital qualities for lethal autonomous weapons (LAWS).
Space is increasingly critical to modern life on Earth. However, there is growing concern that as space becomes more economically and strategically important, tensions between different space actor
Through a series of online workshops, UNIDIR is convening meetings with experts and practitioners from South and Southeast Asia to exchange lessons learned and identify ways to advance gender-respo
The diversion of conventional arms and related ammunition/munitions, parts and components to unauthorized end users and uses poses a significant threat to societies around the globe.
The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) 2021 Innovations Dialogue on Deepfakes, Trust and International Security was held in Geneva on 25 August 2021.
In order to perform as desired, autonomous weapons must collect data from their environment that are complete, relevant, accurate, and aligned with the data for which that system was developed and
This new study explores women’s participation in the field of weapons and ammunition management, particularly their lived experiences in WAM technical roles.