Supports the negotiation of a legally binding instrument.
Nepal is not a state party to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons and has not participated in any meetings on autonomous weapons systems in that forum.
Nepal is a member of the Non-Aligned Movement, which supports the negotiation of a legally binding instrument on autonomous weapon systems. Nepal has not spoken independently on the need for a legally binding instrument on autonomous weapons systems. At the 2020 UN General Assembly First Committee meeting, Nepal stated that it ‘supports the international normative frameworks to regulate the use of frontier technologies including drones and lethal autonomous weapons.’Statement by Nepal, UN General Assembly First Committee, 16 October 2020, https://reachingcriticalwill.org/images/documents/Disarmament-fora/1com/1com20/statements/16Oct_Nepal.pdf
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