• Yasmin Afina

  • Programme Assistant, Security and Technology Programme

  • +41 (0)22 917 31 11

  • Areas of expertise include: autonomous technologies, cyber, international human rights law, international humanitarian law, the relationship between disarmament and international law


    Brief Background and Contributions to UNIDIR

    Yasmin currently serves as Programme Assistant for the Institute’s Security and Technology Programme, and has previously assisted the work of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Programme. Yasmin holds an LL.M. from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, an LL.B. from the University of Essex, and a French undergraduate degree (Licence) in Public Law.


    Recent Publications and Current Projects

    Ongoing Projects:

    • Cyber Policy Portal (2017 – 2018 – on going)

    Previously assisted: 

    • Cyber Stability 2018: Preventing and Mitigating Conflict (Conference, 26 September 2018)   
    • Space Security Conference 2018: Space Security: The Next Chapter (Conference, 7-8 May 2018  
    • The Weaponization of Increasingly Autonomous Technologies: Future Scenarios (Conference, 14 November 2017)
    • ICTs in the Context of International Peace and Security: Current Conditions and Future Approaches (Conference, 11 October 2017)
    • Nuts and Bolts of the Ban (Project, 2017 – completed)