Armed Conflict and Starvation: What Does the Law Say?

What: Panel discussion

When: 12 October 2018

Where: Chatham House, 10 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4LE

The International Law Programme at Chatham House is hosting a panel discussion on the topic of armed conflict and starvation. Topics discussed will include legal prohibitions on the use of starvation as a method of war, and the obligations on warring parties to allow access for humanitarian relief.


  • Professor Dapo Akande, Co-Director, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict
  • Emanuela-Chiara Gillard, Associate Fellow, International Law Programme, Chatham House
  • Elizabeth Wilmshurst, Distinguished Fellow, International Law Programme, Chatham House (chair)

More details and registration information can be found on the Chatham House website here.