29 October 2020, 10:00-12:00
This panel discussion marks the Launch of our New Research Initiative, which will be carried out jointly by our former Swiss IHL Chair Robin Geiß and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
Digital technologies are set to revolutionize the ways wars are fought. Technological advances in the fields of cyberspace and artificial intelligence will have far-reaching and not yet fully understood consequences for future humanitarian protection needs and the humanitarian legal framework at large.
Against this backdrop, our panelists will explore and discuss the rapidly evolving digitalization of armed conflicts.
This event will take online on the platform Zoom.
To follow the event online, register here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Please use the Zoom chat function to ask your questions, the moderator will make a selection of questions at the end of the presentations. There will be no possibility to interact by webcam and microphone in order to avoid connection issues.
Digital technologies are set to revolutionize the ways wars are fought. Technological advances in the fields of cyberspace and artificial intelligence will have far-reaching and not yet fully understood consequences for future humanitarian protection needs and the humanitarian legal framework at large. Against this backdrop, our panelists explored and discussed the rapidly evolving digitalization of armed conflicts and presented our new research on this issue.
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