SOAS University of London

International Law and the Use of Armed Drones

22 February 2018

On Thursday 22 February SOAS CISD, United Nations Association Westminster Branch and Bar Council of England and Wales hosted Professor Dapo Akande at CISD's "Annual CISD LAW Lecture" where the subject of the talk was international Law and the Use of Armed Drones. Joined by 150 plus attendees at the Mary Ward House the event was a huge success in which the trailer of a film (Eye in the Sky) based around armed drones was shown. Professor Dapo Akande spoke about the main implications and considerations of armed drones as well as the levels of decision making, the law of armed conflict and the impact of drones to international peace.