Millions of civilians suffer hunger and starvation in times of armed conflict. This panel discusses the legal prohibitions on the use of starvation as a method of war, and the obligations on the warring parties to allow access for humanitarian relief.

Participants

Professor Dapo Akande, Co-Director, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict 
Emanuela-Chiara Gillard, Associate Fellow, International Law Programme, Chatham House
Ahila Sornarajah, Senior Lawyer, International and EU Law
Chair: Elizabeth Wilmshurst, Distinguished Fellow, International Law Programme, Chatham House