International Humanitarian Law / Qualification of Armed Conflict / International Human Rights Law / International Criminal Court / International Criminal Law / Counter-terrorism / Extraterritoriality / Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict / Conduct of Hostilities / Law of Occupation / Use of Force
Her research focuses on the notion of "nexus" in international humanitarian law and international criminal law.
Prior and in parallel to that, she has worked for more than three years for the International Committee of the Red Cross (as a Legal Adviser and an Editorial Assistant for the International Review of the Red Cross).
In the past, she worked with NGOs (Human Rights Watch, Geneva Call, and RADDHO in Senegal), a defence team based in The Hague, the Swiss Department of Defence, and was a teaching assistant at the University of Geneva for the Master's course "Practice of IHL".
Elvina Pothelet holds an LLM from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (2012) and a master degree from Sciences Po Lille (Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Lille, France). She is an Officer in the French Army Reserve (Legad).
Elvina Pothelet, Marco Sassòli