The first-of-its-kind provision cites an “urgent need for the international community to address the challenges and concerns raised by autonomous weapons systems."
A new report's evidence of threats and retaliation extends to 12 of the U.N. Human Rights Council's 47 member nations.
The U.N. General Assembly's vote for the next five seat-holders on the powerful Security Council for 2024-25 delivered a resounding win to an E.U. member over a Russian ally.
Humanitarian leaders say the risk of nuclear catastrophe is the highest 'since the worst moments of the Cold War.'
The picture is complicated by a debate over safety and environmental concerns, and by IAEA's roles as both a global watchdog against proliferation of nuclear weapons and a leading promoter of peaceful uses of atomic energy.