Areas of research: Criminal Justice (National and International) and Procedures, European Union Institutions, International Jurisdiction, International Law, Law and Politics, Law of sea
Graduated magna cum laude in Political Sciences and in Law, University “La Sapienza” of Rome (Italy).
Full professor (professore ordinario) of European Union Law and International Law at Law School of the LUISS University of Rome, Italy.
Member of the Rome Bar
Professional and academic experiences
1971-1980 Assistant professor of international law, University “La Sapienza” of Rome
1976-1979 Professor of international organization on an annual term, Political Sciences Faculty of LUISS University of Rome
1979-1993 Associate professor of international organization, Political Sciences Faculty of LUISS University of Rome
1993- 2005 Full professor of international law, Political Sciences Faculty of LUISS University of Rome.
2005- present Full professor of European Union Law and International Law at Law School, LUISS University of Rome
Academic and scientific memberships and appointments
Vice-Dean of Political Sciences Faculty of the LUISS University of Rome until 2000;
Director of Legal Advanced World Studies (L.A.W.S.) Master of LUISS University until 2008;
Vice-President of Advisory Committee on Human Rights of Italian Society for International Organization;
Director for the Law Department of Master of Arts/LLM Law and Government of the European Law (LAG);
Member of Board of Italian Association of European Jurists;
Member of Board of the Network of experts on the legal aspects of Maritime Safety and Security (MARSAFENET);
Member of Italian Commission for OSCE to Ministry for Foreign Affairs (1991-1993);
Member of Italian Delegation on Sixth Committee of General Assembly of United Nations 1993-2001 on Human Dimension of CSCE in Paris (1989), Copenhagen (1990) and Moscou (1991); on the United Nations Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court (Rome 15 June-18 July 1998); on Fisheries Committee of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (2001).
Member of Board of Editors of : 1) Revue du Droit de l’Union Européenne, 2) Estudios Internacionales, 3) Studi sull’integrazione europea, 4) Rivista del diritto della navigazione; Member of Board of Review: 1) I contratti dello Stato e degli Enti pubblici, 2) Nova Itinera. Member of International Law Association, American Society of International Law, International Federation for European Law, Italian Society of International Law, Association internationale du droit de la mer, European Centre for Space Law.
Main pubblications (last 10 years)
Summary of the Conference on "Law or the Sea and New Interests of the International Community", in Law Of The Sea Reports, vol. II, 2011, on line: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW.
L’influenza extraeuropea del diritto europeo, in Diritto Civile e Principi costituzionali europei ed italiani, a cura di Cesare Salvi, Torino, 2012, pp. 71-78.
Analisi introduttiva ed evoluzione storica del fenomeno dell'organizzazione internazionale, in DIRITTO DELLE ORGANIZZAZIONI INTERNAZIONALI, Napoli, 2012, pp. 19-41.
International Courts and Tribunals between Globalisation and Localism, The Hague, 2012.
Diritto delle organizzazioni internazionali, Napoli, 2012.
Il diritto al pluralismo dell'informazione in Europa e in Italia ( a cura di R. Pisillo Mazzeschi, A. Del Vecchio, M. Manetti, P. Pustorino, Roma, 2012 .