The use of nuclear weapons and human rights

Dr Stuart Casey-Maslen is Honorary Professor at the University of Pretoria. He is the co-editor, with Gro Nystuen and Annie Golden Bersagel, of Nuclear Weapons under International Law, published by Cambridge University Press in 2014. He has participated in diplomatic conferences adopting weapons law treaties for UNICEF (the 1996 Amended Protocol II to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons), the ICRC (the 1997 Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention) and Norwegian People's Aid (the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions), and served as a Legal Adviser to the Swiss delegation in the negotiation of the 2013 Arms Trade Treaty.

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Stuart Casey-Maslen
Head of Research at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

Dr Stuart Casey-Maslen is Head of Research at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, specializing in weapons law and compliance with international norms by armed non-state actors.

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