This event will take place on 7 November, hosted by The Australian Institute of International Affairs. Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Alistair Pope, psc, CM, will provide an overview of the next steps in autonomous warfare, considering their risks and suggesting possible safeguards which can be imposed.
This Chatham House event will take place on 4 December in London. It will bring together policymakers, legal experts and civil society organisations, to discuss how international law regulates cyber operations by States; consider the prospects of progress on these issues by the UN; and assess the value of other related initiatives. The event will […]
This event will launch the new book The Investigator by Vladimir Dzuro, former investigator with the Office of the Prosecutor at the ICTY during the 1990s. In his book, Dzuro recounts the dramatic experiences he lived through during this period. The foreword to the book was written by former ICTY Chief Prosecutor Carla del Ponte. The event will […]
This event will take place on 6 November 2019 in Perth. The WA IHL Advisory Committee of Australian Red Cross will screen the film ‘A Private War’ focusing on the life of celebrated foreign correspondent Marie Colvin. For more information contact Esther Power at [email protected]
This lecture will take place on 1 November 2019 in Cambridge, delivered by Professor Mary Ellen O’Connell. It will interrogate two of the central questions arising in times of civil war: whether resort to armed rebellion and intervention therein is lawful. Full details and registration available here.
This new Publication focuses on the ADF’s longstanding AuSteyr weapon. The publication focuses not only on the capability of the weapon itself, but also its sustainability. Full details and registration available here. The launch takes place on 31 October in Canberra.
Taking place on 17 October 2019 in Melbourne, this lecture will be delivered by Dr Dominique De Stoop, who will address some of the key topics of public international law, such as IHL and the law of treaties. In particular, Dr De Stoop will consider which areas of international law work well, which do not, and what […]
This Chatham House (members only) event will take place on 16 October 2019 in London. It will feature the Hon Julia Gillard AC, who will discuss the nature of discourse in politics and international diplomacy, focusing particularly on impacts for female politicians and diplomats. See here.
This lecture will take place on 30 October 2019 at ANU. Professor Hugh White will speak on the topic of “Thinking the Unthinkable: Could Australia Ever Contemplate Nuclear Weapons?” The event and subsequent discussion will be chaired by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans. Details and registration are available here.
The International Law Section (ILS) of the Law Council of Australia will host a ticketed lecture ($55) in Sydney on 8 October 2019 with Nicole Sawick, who will speak on the topic of IHL. Full details here.