International law seminar: Self-defence as an operational concept
Research Group International Law and Governance in cooperation with Research Group Human Rights, Armed Conflicts, and the Law of Peace and Security
Speaker: Camilla Guldahl Cooper, Associate Professor, PhD, Norwegian Defense University College
Self-defence is heavily referred to in military operations as a justification for the use of force. However, in many cases, neither State nor personal self-defence appear to fit. Is there an operational concept of self-defence, and how does this relate to the legal concepts?