International Humanitarian Law / Autonomous Weapons / Conduct of Hostilities / Explosive Weapons / Humanitarian Disarmament / Nuclear Weapons / Protection of Civilians / Weapons Law
Maya Brehm is a Researcher at the Geneva Academy.
Her research focuses on the regulation of weapons under international law. She conducts research into the legal requirements on the use of autonomous weapon systems under international humanitarian and human rights law and leads the Weapons Law Encyclopedia project.
Prior to joining the Academy, Maya led a research project at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) on the protection of civilians from the effects of explosive weapons.
Previously, Maya worked as a protection delegate with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and with civil society organizations in the field of arms control and disarmament.
She holds an MA in International Relations and an LLM in International Humanitarian Law.
The Weapons Law Enyclopedia (WLE) is a pioneering online compilation of information, accessible to non-specialists, on weapon technologies, the humanitarian impacts of their use, and their regulation under public international law.
Caroline Harvey, James Summers, Nigel D. White, Contemporary Challenges to the Laws of War: Essays in Honour of Professor Peter Rowe, Cambridge University Press
Journal of Conflict and Security Law, vol. 12(3), 2007
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