Jaroslav Krasny is a researcher in the WMD Programme at UNIDIR, focusing on the national implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention. His expertise includes international law, particularly international humanitarian law and its application to weapons of mass destruction.
He was previously a Research Associate at the Center for Peace, Hiroshima University (CPHU), and worked for the Czech Ministry of the Interior, focusing on non-proliferation issues. His areas of expertise include: International Law, International Humanitarian Law, Arms Control, and Disarmament.
He holds a Ph.D. from Hiroshima University and a second Masters from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. He speaks Japanese, English, Czech and Russian.
- Krasny, Jaroslav. “Nuclear Weapons, Ionizing Radiation, and the Principle of Unnecessary Suffering.” Making the Unseen Visible: Science and the Contested Histories of Radiation (eds. Jacob D. Hamblin and Linda M. Richards), OSU: Oregon State University Press, 30 Nov. 2023.
- Krasny, Jaroslav. “Do Tactical Nukes Break International Law?” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 31 Dec. 2020.
- Krasny, Jaroslav. “Commemorating 40 Years since the Start of the Iraq-Iran War: From Sardasht to Hiroshima.” Geneva Centre for Security Policy, 2 Nov. 2020.
- Krasny, Jaroslav, and Noriyuki Kawano. “Use of Nuclear Weapons and the Law of Armed Conﬂict.” Hiroshima Peace Science『広島平和科学』41, 2019, pp. 73–84.