Andrew Clapham is a Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. He was elected as a Commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists in 2013. Before joining the Institute in 1997, he was the Representative of Amnesty International to the United Nations in New York (1991-1997). His current research work relates to the laws of war and the role of human rights law in armed conflict. His publications include Brierly's Law of Nations: An Introduction to the Role of International Law in International Relations (2012), Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (2007), Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors (2006), and International Human Rights Lexicon (2005), with Susan Marks.
Paola Gaeta (PhD in Law, European University Institute, (1997) was Assistant Professor (1998), Associate Professor (2001) and then Tenured Professor (2001-2010) of Public International Law at the University of Florence. She is currently Tenured Professor of International Criminal Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and Adjunct Professor of International Criminal Law at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies. Since 2007, she is Director of the LL.M. Programme in International Humanitarian Law of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and since 2011 Director of the Academy itself. She is a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of International Criminal Justice and of the Editorial Board of the European Journal of International Law. Her publications include The UN Genocide Convention: A Commentary (ed.), (2009), and The Statute of the International Criminal Court: A Commentary (co-editor with A. Cassese and J. R.W D. Jones) (2001).