Lethal Autonomous Weapons: 10 things we want to know

Episode 3 - Are lethal autonomous weapons compatible with the law of war?

Episode Notes

Paola and Alessandra interview Professor Marco Sassòli, Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva. Marco Sassòli is a renowned expert on international humanitarian law. In this episode, he discusses the rules of international humanitarian law that constrain the development of autonomous weapons and their use on the battlefield. 

Marco Sassòli is the author of International Humanitarian Law: Rules, Controversies, and Solutions to Problems Arising in Warfare (Elgar 2019) and ‘Autonomous Weapons and International Humanitarian Law: Advantages, Open Technical Questions and Legal Issues to be Clarified’, 90 International Law Studies 308 (2014) 

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