International Humanitarian Law

Veronica Koman opens up about her West Papua advocacy

Engaging armed non-State actors across the Indo-Pacific Region on humanitarian norms: Geneva Call’s approach and experience

Throughout recent decades, warfare has evolved to feature greater involvement of armed non-State actors (ANSAs). Today, the majority of armed conflicts around the world are marked by the participation of at least one ANSA. By increasing humanitarian engagement with ANSAs, Geneva Call believes the international community will ultimately improve the protection of conflict-affected populations and can be effective in enhancing respect for humanitarian norms.

Cyber and space: Can the law keep up with the technology?

Technological developments in the cyber and space arenas are progressing at a rapid rate. While there is broad agreement that international law applies to State conduct in cyberspace, there is not yet consensus on how it applies. Various academic projects seek to deal with this question, including the Tallinn Manual Process – an initiative of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre for Excellence.

ANU Law academics represent Australia at ILA Conference

Manual on International law applicable to military uses of outer space (MILAMOS) project

The Centre for International and Public Law – in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Attorney-General’s Department – present a panel discussion on the Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Uses of Outer Space (MILAMOS) Project.

Australia’s proposed war crimes amendments demand careful scrutiny

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