How will war be waged in the future and what rules will guide the next generation of military leaders? The ICRC has given evidence to the UK parliament's Defence Select Committee inquiry on the legal framework for future military operations. Philip Spoerri, director of international law and cooperation, explains how the ICRC anticipates the battlefield evolving and how the UK and other states might help to reinforce rules protecting those not taking part in hostilities.
Events in the UK and Ireland
12 March 2014, 6pm-7.30pm. This roundtable is organized by the Irish Red Cross as part of a series of informal monthly discussions on aspects of international humanitarian law. This month, the discussion will focus on sexual violence and conflict and how this issue is covered by IHL.