The Lid is On
The Lid is On
May 25, 2018
‘Frontier technology’ key element of new UN disarmament agenda
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It’s time for the United Nations to play a bigger role in disarmament, according to UN chief António Guterres, calling for concrete, practical actions to promote peaceful conflict resolution. Among those actions is to maximize the benefits of the technological revolution.

Known as “frontier technology”, the field of scientific and technological innovation could produce new tools to maintain peace and security around the world.

Daniel Johnson discusses the various ways that the UN is looking to incorporate such technology in its disarmament agenda.

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