Nanotechnology Regulation in Armed Conflict

* This paper will not be presented at the workshop due to Kobi being in flight transit from Europe. Paper to be submitted as part of special issue.

Title: Nanotechnology Regulation in Armed Conflict

Author: Kobi Leins

Biography: Have managed programs and teams in the areas of administrative law & justice, humanitarian law, human rights law, and disarmament with the United Nations, the International Committee of the Red Cross and with International Service for Human Rights. In 2006, worked with an international NGO to advocate for the adoption of the Declaration of Indigenous Peoples' Rights. In 2005, liaised with States to implement the Biological Weapons and Chemical Weapons Conventions. In 2004, worked as a Legal Officer at the United Nations Compensation Commission under the auspices of a Security Council Resolution analysing and presenting claims for environmental damage following Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1991. Originally worked in commercial litigation with (then) Deacons.

Affiliation: PhD student, Program on the Regulation of Military Technology (PREMT), University of Melbourne