As nations convene at the United Nations in Geneva this week to continue deliberations on “lethal autonomous weapons systems” or “killer robots”, it is clear that the diplomatic process is moving too slowly.
On 27 March 2018, the African Union held a High-Level Seminar on Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems for African Union Missions to Geneva at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva., Switzerland.
Address by Deputy President David Mabuza during the commemoration of Human Rights Day in Sharpeville, Gauteng.
Yvonne is an LLD candidate with the University of Pretoria, Department of Jurisprudence. She holds an LLM:Research in Jurisprudence (UP) and has previously worked with the Centre for Human Rights, Gender Unit. Her research interests include (women’s) human rights, post-apartheid jurisprudence, gender studies, post- (and de) colonialism. She is currently serving as a researcher with the Institute for Comparative Law, on the Commissions of Inquiry Project investigating the extent to which these mechanisms may be further fostered in accountability for violations of the right to life.