Laws of War: Contemporary Problems and Solutions.
Prof Dr Hyeran Jo, Associate Professor from the Texas A&M University, is talking about "Laws of War: Current Challenges": From Syria to Afghanistan, from Mali to the Democratic Republic of Congo, children are used as soldiers; women raped during wartime; refugees attacked; chemical weapons used; and hospitals and cultural properties are destroyed. Laws of war are there to protect victims of war and make wars humane. How does international community face these current challenges of laws of war? What are the solutions, proposed, tried and imagined? The lecture invites audience to explore these contemporary global issues regarding laws of war.