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Statements to the 2015 CCW Meeting of Experts

Monday, 13 April

General debate

Chair, Ambassador Michael Biontino of Germany
High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Ms. Angela Kane
European Union
Denmark
Switzerland
France
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Croatia
Poland
Ecuador
Chile
United States
South Africa
Austria
Italy
Republic of Korea
Spain
Czech Republic
Sweden
Canada
Ireland
Argentina
Israel
Cuba
Sierra Leone
Brazil
China
Germany
Netherlands
Mexico 
Turkey 
United Kingdom
Japan
Palestine
UNIDIR
, Mr. Jarmo Sareva
UNICRI

International Committee of the Red Cross, Ms. Kathleen Lawand
Article 36, Ms. Laura Boillot
Human Rights Watch, Mr. Steve Goose
ICRAC, Mr. Mark Grubrud
Mines Action Canada, Ms. Erin Hunt
PAX, Ms. Miriam Struyk
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Ms. Ray Acheson
Centre for a New American Security

Technical Issues - Part One

Professor Stuart Russell, University of California, Berkeley
Professor Andrea Omicini, Universita di Bologna
Dr. Paul Scharre, Centre for a New American Security

Tuesday, 14 April

Technical Issues - Part Two

Ms. Elizabeth Quintana, Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Professor Heather RoffJosef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver
Colonel Wolfgang Richter, German Institute for International and Security Affairs
Dr. Darren Ansell, University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)
Professor Frederic Vanderhaegen, Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis

Characterists of Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWS) - Part One

Ms. Maya Brehm, The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Dr. Marcel Dickow, German Institute for International and Security Affairs
Dr. Neil Davison, International Committee of the Red Cross
Professor Nehal Bhuta, European University Institute

Interventions

Poland

Wednesday, 15 April

Characterists of Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWS) - Part Two

Professor Pekka Appelqvist, Finnish Ministry of Defence
Professor Giovanni Sartor, European University Institute
Mr. Jason Millar, Carleton University
Dr. Caitriona McLeish, Harvard Sussex Program on chemical and biological weapons
Dr. Sibylle Bauer, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

Interventions 

Israel
Ireland
Cuba
Centre for a New American Security

Possible challenges to IHL due to increasing degrees of autonomy 

Dr. William Boothby, The Geneva Centre for Security Policy
Ms. Kathleen Lawand, International Committee of the Red Cross
Professor Eric Talbot Jensen, Brigham Young University

Interventions

Switzerland
Poland
United Kingdom 
Germany
Greece
Amnesty International 
ICRAC
Article 36 

Thursday, 16 April

Overarching Issues - Part One

Professor Christof Heyns, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitary executions
Ms. Bonnie Docherty, Human Rights Watch
Professor Patrick Lin, California Polytechnic State University
Ms. Karolina Zawieska, Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements

Interventions

Holy See
Cuba
France
Ghana
ICRAC 

Overarching Issues - Part Two 

Dr. Monika Chansoria, Centre for Land Warfare Studies, Dehli
Prosessor Michael Horowitz, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Jean-Marc Rickli, Kings College, London

Friday, 17 April

Transparency and the way ahead 

Professor Sarah Knuckey, Columbia Law School
Professor Jeroen van den Hoven, Delft University of Technology
Dr. Ian Anthony, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute 

Internventions

Germany
Poland
Sweden
Austria
United States
France
Colombia
Germany
Canada
Finland 
China
Netherlands
Republic of Korea
Switzerland
United Kindgom
Brazil
India
Pakistan
Croatia
Greece 
Mexico
Ireland
Cuba
Ghana
Russia
Sierra Leone
Zambia
Algeria
Chile
Turkey
Mongolia
Bolivia
ICRC
Nobel Women's Initiative 
Article 36
Human Rights Watch
ICRAC
Mines Action Canada 
Centre for New American Security

 

Wrap up

Friends of the Chair 

Sierra Leone
Switzerland
Finland
Republic of Korea
Hungary
Chile
Sri Lanka
Albania