What You Need to Know: Unpacking the Law in Russia's War Against Ukraine. Co-sponsored by the Reiss Center on Law and Security and Just Security

What You Need to Know takes up major legal issues arising out of Russia’s war against Ukraine and the global response to that conflict. In brief question-and-answer interviews with leading experts, the Reiss Center on Law and Security and Just Security will probe some of the most urgent and unsettled legal questions in a tragic conflict that threatens to reshape the international legal and political landscape for years to come.

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All Topics

Ukraine and How Russia’s War Reverberates at the United Nations

September 20, 2022

Expert: Richard Gowan, UN Director at the International Crisis Group

Genocide Determinations and Ukraine

June 14, 2022

Expert: Amb. Todd Buchwald, Member of the UN Committee Against Torture and former U.S. Ambassador for Global Criminal Justice.

Beth George

Russian Threats and Cybersecurity

May 13, 2022

Expert: Beth George, Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Reiss Center on Law and Security and former Acting General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Defense.

Stephen Pomper

The Use of Cluster Munitions

May 4, 2022

Expert: Stephen Pomper, Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Reiss Center on Law and Security and Chief of Policy at the International Crisis Group.