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.
Petronell Kruger graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2013 (LLB) and 2014 (LLM). She previously held positions from the University of Pretoria as a junior member of Staff (2011-2013), Open Society Initiative for West Africa in the Dakar Regional Office (2014) and as a student researcher for ICLA (2013). Her current research interests include human rights and taxation, comparing accountability mechanisms in the African region and the right to life. She co-authored an article on the protection of the right to life in African constitutions that is forthcoming in the Pretoria Student Law Review this year.