Amsterdam Center for International Law

mr. J.D. (Jonathan) Herbach

  • Faculty of Law
    Criminal Law
  • Visiting address
    REC A
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  1030
    1000 BA  Amsterdam

Jonathan Herbach is a lecturer in public international law and a research fellow specializing in nuclear security and arms control law. In preparation for the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague, he advised the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands on issues related to the international legal framework for nuclear security. He has authored several papers, reports and publications on nuclear security and nuclear non-proliferation, and has presented research at various international conferences and expert meetings, including the 2013 "International Conference on Nuclear Security: Enhancing Global Efforts" and the 2014 Nuclear Knowledge Summit (the Nuclear Security Summit expert side event). He is also a member of the Nuclear Security Working Group of the International Nuclear Law Association. He has previously conducted extensive research into the legal regime pertaining to biological weapons and ways to prevent the acquisition and malicious use of biological agents by terrorist groups, as well as assistant edited the book Chemical Weapons Convention: A Commentary (Oxford University Press, 2014).


  • Herbach, J. (2015). The evolution of legal approaches to controlling nuclear and radiological weapons and combating the threat of nuclear terrorism. Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, 17, 45-66. [details] 


  • Herbach, J. (in press). Developing the international law framework to better address cyber threats: role of non-binding instruments. In International conference on computer security in a nuclear world: expert discussion and exchange Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency.
  • Herbach, J., & Pitts-Kiefer, S. (2015). More work to do: a pathway for future progress on strengthening nuclear security. Arms Control Today, 45(8). [details] 
  • Dal, B., Herbach, J., & Luongo, K. N. (2015). The Strengthening Nuclear Security Implementation initiative: evolution, status and next steps. Muscatine, IA: The Stanley Foundation/NSGEG. [details] 
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