Providing participants with the knowledge and skills required to conduct legal reviews of weapons
States have a legal obligation to ensure that the weapons that are newly developed, manufactured or produced for their own armed forces are compliant with international law. Therefore, all States should conduct legal reviews of weapons at various stages in their manufacture or procurement. These reviews should be carried out by experts with a good understanding of the relevant legal provisions. This course will provide lawyers, diplomats and other officials with the knowledge and skills required for that purpose.
The course will enable you to:
The course is designed to provide lawyers, diplomats and other officials, either currently involved or likely to be involved in legal weapons reviews and / or other weapons related issues, with the necessary understanding to ensure their State’s compliance with the law. The course does not assume any particular level of knowledge of, or previous experience in international law or the law of armed conflict.
CHF 750 .- GCSP Alumni are eligible to a 20% discount.
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