Laws of War
About This Show
Why do wars have laws? Where did they come from and what do they mean for today’s armed conflicts? How do these laws affect humanitarian agencies, armed forces, prisoners and non-combatants? In this podcast, eminent academics and lawyers unpack the laws of war, drawing on examples from Syria to South Sudan, Ukraine to the United States.
Most Recent Episode
Emerging weapons and IHL
Advances in science and technology have resulted in a rapid proliferation of new weapon systems, in particular cyber weapons and armed unmanned systems. ICRC Scientific and Policy Adviser, Neil Davison, discusses the impact that these developments could have on weapons proliferation, arms transfers, and their compatibility with international humanitarian law.