to the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict
The Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC) is an
interdisciplinary research programme that aims to strengthen law, norms
and institutions to restrain, regulate and prevent armed conflict.
Drawing on the disciplines of philosophy, law and international
relations, ELAC seeks to develop a more sophisticated framework of
rules and stronger forms of international authority relating to armed
conflict. Research activity addresses all aspects of armed conflict,
including the recourse to war, the conduct of war, and post-conflict
governance, transition and reconstruction.
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appointed as Global Programme Manager of the United Nations Voices of
Future Generation’s Project on Children’s Rights and Sustainable
Emanuela-Chiara Gillard published an ODI Policy Brief with Eva Svoboda on the Protection of Civilians
Discussion on Janina Dills' recent book Legitimate Targets? Social construction, International Law and US Bombing
2015 ELAC Annual Conference hosted by the Stockholm Center for the Ethics of War and Peace
Dapo Akande addressed a meeting of a cross-party parliamentary group on Drones
book edited by Serena K. Sharma and Jennifer M. Welsh: The
Responsibility to Prevent: Overcoming the Challenges of Atrocity
Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict at University of
Oxford, on 15 and 16 July 2015
recent talks on International Law in the UK and the Philippines
Slim's New Book: Humanitarian Ethics. A Guide to the Morality of Aid in
War and Disaster
Head of Policy at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Dapo Akande delivered the inaugural Thornberry Lecture in
International Law and Human Rights (University of Keele) on 'The Application of Human Rights Law in Time of Armed
chapter "Wonderful Work: Globalizing the Ethics of Humanitarian Action"
in the new Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Action
Akande appointed to the international advisory panel to develop the
Restatement of the Law (Fourth) on the Foreign Relations Law of the US
Akande appointed to the International Group of Experts for the
Development Tallinn Manual on the International Law Application to
Cyber Warfare (2nd ed.)
New Blog on the Ethics of War and Peace at the Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of
War and Peace (SCEWP). The
Ethical War Blog publishes short and timely opinion articles on
war-related topics in the news, written by specialists in the field, in
an accessible and digestible format (7 articles already available).
Slim, H., (2015) Humanitarian Ethics.
A Guide to the Morality of Aid in War and Disaster, Hurst
& Company, London.
Horsburgh, H., (2015) China and Global
Nuclear Order. From Estrangement to Active Engagement,
Oxford University Press.
Leveringhaus, A., Giacca, G., (2014) "Robo-Wars: The Regulation of Robotic Weapons", Oxford Martin School policy paper.
Dill, J., (2014), Legitimate Targets? International Law, Social
Construction and US Bombing, Cambridge Studies in International