“In the study, development, acquisition or adoption of a new weapon, means or method of warfare, a High Contracting Party is under an obligation to determine whether its employment would, in some or all circumstances, be prohibited by this Protocol or by any other rule of international law applicable to the High Contracting Party”
Article 36 of the First Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949
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New Technology Weapons
New technology weapons, such as weapons enhanced by artificial intelligence and cyber weapons, present unique legal and ethical challenges to be considered during their study and development. IWR specializes in providing Defence Industry and States with practical advice to enable them to comply with international law obligations and ethic principles.