Campaign to Stop Autonomous Weapons - UN Lead Campaign in South Asia

A Quick Glance at What We Have Achieved.

10M+ Impressions

150K+ Website Visitors

6 Events Organized

40K+ Petitions

500K+ Engagements

Influence on Policy Making

In collaboration with the United Nations (UN), the Sustainable Peace and Development Organization (SPADO) spearheaded the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots in East Asia. This case study delves into the pivotal role played by our marketing team in emphasizing awareness and advocating for a preemptive ban on autonomous weapon systems, with a specific emphasis on Pakistan.


The challenge involved raising awareness among people regarding the potential complexities and issues associated with autonomous weapons. Our aim was to initiate conversations and discussions within society, shedding light on the challenges posed by the deployment and potential misuse of killer robots. The focus was on addressing the imminent threats these autonomous weapon systems present to global peace and security, with a specific emphasis on the unique challenges prevalent in the East Asia region, particularly in Pakistan.


  • Raise awareness about the dangers of autonomous weapon systems:
    • Disseminate critical information on the potential risks and consequences of killer robots.
    • Establish the urgency of the issue through extensive media coverage.
  • Mobilize public support for a preemptive ban on killer robots:
    • Tailor social media campaigns to East Asian audiences, with a specific focus on Pakistan.
    • Drive public participation through a successful online petition campaign, aiming for a substantial number of signatures.
  • Promote SPADO’s role in the global campaign:
    • Utilize SPADO’s collaboration with the UN to form strategic partnerships with local NGOs, influencers, and media outlets.
    • Showcase SPADO’s leadership on the global stage, reinforcing its commitment to international peace and security.


    • Strategic Partnerships:
        • Leverage SPADO’s reputation and UN collaboration to establish partnerships with local NGOs, influencers, and media outlets.
    • Targeted Social Media Campaigns:
        • Implement a multi-platform approach, customizing content to resonate with East Asian audiences, particularly in Pakistan.
        • Utilize regular updates, compelling visuals, and impactful videos as key components of the strategy.
    • Engaging Website Content:
        • Design the campaign website to be user-friendly, informative, and visually appealing, drawing in over 150,000 visitors.
    • Petition Drive:
      • Launch a compelling online petition campaign, surpassing expectations with over 40,000 signatures gathered.


The execution phase involved implementing the outlined strategies, leveraging collaborative efforts with the UN, and ensuring the widespread dissemination of campaign messages. From forming strategic alliances to crafting targeted content, every aspect of the execution aimed to maximize impact and reach.


Post-Campaign Impact

  • Awareness:
    • Achieved over 10 million impressions, significantly increasing public awareness about the dangers of killer robots.
  • Mobilized Support:
    • Generated over 500,000 engagements, indicating robust public support for the cause.
  • Influence on Policy:
    • Played a pivotal role in influencing policymakers, garnering support for preemptive action against autonomous weapons.

Link to Detailed Report on LAWS (letham autonomous weapons systems)

We collaborated with 9Xero and found them to be very professional, creative, and committed to their work. Their visuals and campaigns helped us generate significant awareness in society regarding lethal weapons.

Raza Shah Khan



In conclusion, SPADO’s Campaign to Stop Killer Robots in East Asia, with a specific focus on Pakistan, proved to be a triumph. Through collaborative efforts, strategic planning, and effective execution, the campaign not only met its objectives but also made substantial strides towards a safer future with restricted use of autonomous weapons. As we move forward, we invite more partners and individuals to join us in ensuring a secure future for humanity.

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