The Institute is glad to announce the publication of the Proceedings of the 2019 Sanremo Round Table on current issues of IHL focused on “Whither the human in armed conflict? IHL implications of new technology in warfare“.
The tight bond linking scientific and technological development and their military application constitutes a recurring leitmotif in the current international security scenario.
The 42nd Round Table on current issues of international humanitarian law, jointly organized by the Institute and the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sanremo from 4th to 6th September 2019 , gathered together academics, legal experts, military commanders and government officials to discuss the crucial question of technology developments and their application in armed conflicts, including the challenges imposed by the military use of cyber arms and the widespread of autonomous weapons in warfare, focusing on the risks related to their use in urban contexts.
For more information about the proceedings of the Sanremo Round Table, please visit the webpage here.