Tarcisio Gazzini

Tarcisio Gazzini

Senior Researcher at the University of Lausanne

Areas of expertise

Use of Force  /  Peacekeeping  /  International Organizations  /  Peacebuilding  /  International Economic Sanctions

Tarcisio Gazzini is a Senior Researcher at the University of Lausanne, where he is responsible for the project Foreign Investment in Africa: Gaining Development Momentum.

He is a consultant for the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and a member of the International Law Association Committee on the Role of International Law in Sustainable Natural Resource Management for Development. He also serves on the editorial board of the Leiden Journal of International Law and the scientific board of the Journal on the Use of Force and International Law.

His research focuses on the use of force in international law, foreign investment law, human rights law, international organizations and economic sanctions.

He previously taught at the Universities of Padua and Glasgow and VU University Amsterdam.

He holds a PhD in International Law from the University of Padua, a Master’s in International Law from the University of Nottingham and a degree in Political Science from the University of Padua.

Taught Courses

Yemen, Taiz, Al Haseb. Civilians flee the conflict, without being able to take their basic things. For more than seven months, the area is totally empty and it becomes very difficult to live in. Executive Master - Course

From Use of Force to Responsibility to Protect

The course provides an overview of the evolution of the rules governing the use of force in international law, focusing on military intervention on humanitarian grounds and the creation of the United Nations collective security system. It then addresses the concept of the responsibility to protect (R2P).

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UN Mission patrols disputed area in Sudan. Executive Master - Course

Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict and Fragile Situations – Tarcisio Gazzini

This course provides a concise and systematic treatment of the peacebuilding process in post-conflict and fragile situations.

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Publications

Cover fo the book The Changing Rules on the Use of Force in International Law

The Changing Rules on the Use of Force in International Law

January 2006

Tarcisio Gazzini

Manchester University Press

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Cover of the book The Use of Force in International Law

The Use of Force in International Law

June 2012

Tarcisio Gazzini, Nikolaos K Tsagourias

Ashgate Publishing

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Cover of Legal personality of International Organizations

Legal Personality of International Organizations

December -0001

Tarcisio Gazzini, Jan Klabbers and Åsa Wallendahl

Jan Klabbers and Åsa Wallendahl, Research Handbook on the Law of International Organizations, Edward Elgar Publishing

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NATO Coercive Military Activities in the Yugoslav Crisis (1992-1999)

October 2002

Tarcisio Gazzini

European Journal of International Law

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