International Human Rights Law / Business and Human Rights / Human Rights in the Digital Age / Corporate Responsibility / Freedom of Expression and Access to Information / Rights to Freedom of Expression and Access to Information
Stefania Di Stefano is a PhD Researcher in international law at the Geneva Graduate Institute. Her research interests include international human rights law, business and human rights, human rights in the digital age, corporate responsibility, and the rights to freedom of expression and access to information.
Stefania served as Teaching Assistant (in 2020) and as Programme Manager (2021–2022) for the LLM in International Law at the Graduate Institute. In 2021, she was also a Consultant for the Mandate of the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression. From 2020 to 2021, she was a Research Associate for the project ‘The Co-Evolution of Facebook’s Content Policies and International Instruments on Freedom of Expression’ at the University of Leeds. She previously worked as Project Assistant for the Geneva Human Rights Platform and, prior to that, Stefania was Junior Pro Bono Coordinator for the Emerging Enterprises Pro Bono Program at Sidley Austin LLP in Geneva. She has also been an intern at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in the Human Rights, Economic and Social Issues Section.
Stefania holds a master's degree in International Law from the Graduate Institute (2018) and an LLB (Hons) in Law and European Legal Studies from the University of Southampton (2016). In 2019, she was awarded the Diploma in Human Rights Law by the European University Institute.
Stefania Di Stefano, Konstantinos Stylianou, Nicolo Zingales
Stefania Di Stefano
Frédéric Bernard and Jonathan Andrew (eds.), Human Rights Responsibilities in the Digital Age – States, Companies and Individuals, Hart Publishing
Stefania Di Stefano
Stefania Di Stefano, co-authored with Francesca Casalini
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