International Humanitarian Law / Qualification of Armed Conflict / International Human Rights Law / Counter-terrorism / States of Emergency / Extraterritoriality / Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict / Conduct of Hostilities / Use of Force / European Human Rights Law / Public International Law / Right to Life / Deaths in Custody / Drones / Inter-American Human Rights System / Law Enforcement / Means and Methods of Warfare / Self-Defence / State Succession
Gloria Gaggioli is a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva.
Her work focuses notably on issues related to the interplay between international humanitarian law and international human rights law, the right to life and the use of force, including the conduct of hostilities, law enforcement and self-defence. She is currently leading a four-year research project funded by the SNF on ‘Preventing and Combating Terrorism and Violent Extremism: Towards an Legal-Empirical Approach’.
Prior to joining the University of Geneva, she served as Legal Adviser in the legal division of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and is the author of the ICRC report The Use of Force in Armed Conflicts: Interplay between the Conduct of Hostilities and Law Enforcement Paradigms.
Professor Gaggioli also worked as Visiting Professor at Lille Catholic University and at the University of Aix-Marseille, as External Lecturer at the University of Copenhagen and as Researcher/Teaching Assistant at the Geneva Academy and University of Geneva. She conducted research as a “Distinguished-Scholar-in-Residence” at the US Naval War College, Stockton Center for the Studies of International Law.
She wrote her PhD thesis (summa cum laude, Pedone 2013) on ‘The Reciprocal Influence between Human Rights Law and Humanitarian Law in the Light of the Right to Life’.
ICRCLLM - Course
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the main topics of international human rights law and its relationship with international humanitarian law.
ICRCExecutive Master - Course
This course discusses the extent to which states may limit and/or derogate from their international human rights obligations in order to prevent and counter terrorism and thus protect persons under their jurisdiction.
Giovanni Distefano, Gloria Gaggioli, Aymeric Hêche
Gloria Gaggioli, Robert Kolb
Edward Elgar Publishing
ICRC Outcome Report