International humanitarian law governs the choice of weapons and prohibits or restricts the use of certain weapons. The ICRC plays a leading role in the promotion and development of law regulating the use of weapons.read more
Statement: General Debate on all disarmament and international security agenda items
ICRC Legal Adviser Netta Goussac talks about new technologies and IHL
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