Breakfast Briefing with Iben Yde

Taking notes

The legal status of unmanned vessels in military operations at sea


Iben will present her latest paper which explores how existing legal regimes applicable to military operations at sea apply to unmanned vessels. In particular, she will focus on the extent to which Danish authorities can deploy unmanned vessels in support of their naval operations as well as how adversarial use of unmanned vessels can be countered in a lawful manner. 

About the speaker: Iben Yde is a former military legal advisor of the Admiral Danish Fleet and Danish Defence Command. She is now Assistant Professor of International and Operational Law at the Royal Danish Defence College and participant in the InterMil project, which conducts strategic research and provides research-based public-sector consultancy within the field of military studies. Iben’s research and teaching focuses on the law of armed conflict and military governance of new military technologies.

Click here to register for the event. You will receive the Zoom link when you have registered.

See a list of all the Breakfast Briefings for Spring 2022.