Giulio Bartolini

Giulio Bartolini

Associate Professor of International Law at Roma Tre University

Areas of expertise

International Humanitarian Law  /  International Human Rights Law  /  History of Public International Law  /  International Disaster Law  /  Legal Clinics

Giulio Bartolini is Associate Professor of International Law at Roma Tre University where he is also responsible for the IHL Legal Clinic.

He is editor-in-chief of the Yearbook of International Disaster Law (Brill) and director of training courses on ‘International Disaster Law’ managed in cooperation with the Sanremo IIHL and the IFRC Disaster Law Programme.

He has acted as legal assistant to the United Nations International Law Commission Special Rapporteur on the ‘Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters’ and is co-organizer of the ‘International and Comparative Law Essay Contest’ managed by the ASIL Disaster Law Interest Group and the IFRC. He is also the Academic Coordinator of the EU funded Jean Monnet Project ‘Disseminating Disaster Law for Europe’ (2019-2021).

Professor Bartolini is also managing Director of the bi-lingual e-journal ‘Questions of International Law’ and has been responsible for the Doctoral Networking Sessions at the Hague Academy of International Law. He routinely cooperates with the Italian Red Cross as head of its IHL Scientific Committee and with the Italian Armed Forces. In 2019 the NATO SHAPE ACO Legal Office conferred him the ‘Serge Lazareff Prize’ for excellence in legal service for the benefit of NATO.

Taught Courses

Rising waters in MSF’s primary healthcare centre and compound in Pibor town forced us to reduce life-saving activities and discharge patients. LLM - Course

International Disaster Law

Despite their magnitude, the attention of the international community towards the legal implications of disasters has been neglected for a long time, finally resulting in a scattered and heterogenous collection of instruments. This course will thus offer a critical survey of relevant sources, actors, universal and regional institutional frameworks and main legal issues relevant for such scenarios.

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Floods in Assam, India Short Course

International Disaster Law

Through frontal lectures, complemented by interactive activities as case-studies and dialogues with practitioners, this online short course will provide a proper understanding of the rationale, structure and content of international law rules addressing the prevention, preparedness, response and recovery in the event of disasters and assess their impact for humanitarian actors, International Organisations and domestic stakeholders.

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Publications

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Cultural Heritage and Disasters

September 2020

Giulio Bartolini

Francesco Francioni, Ana Filipa Vrdoljak (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of International Cultural Heritage Law, Oxford University Press

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Routledge Handbook of Human Rights and Disasters

June 2020

Giulio Bartolini, Flavia Zorzi Giustiniani, Emanuele Sommario, Federico Casolari

Routledge

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Yearbook of International Disaster Law

2019

Giulio Bartolini

Brill

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A Universal Treaty for Disasters? Remarks on the International Law Commission’s Draft Articles on the Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters

March 2019

Giulio Bartolini

International Review of the Red Cross, Volume 99, Issue 906

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