Paola Gaeta

Paola Gaeta

Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Areas of expertise

International Humanitarian Law  /  International Human Rights Law  /  International Criminal Law  /  Public International Law  /  Transitional Justice  /  International Criminal Justice  /  International Immunity Law

Paola Gaeta is Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and Adjunct Professor of International Law at Bocconi University, Milan.

She is a leading expert on international criminal law and international criminal courts and tribunals, and has published widely on these issues.

Previously, Professor Gaeta was the first Director of the Geneva Academy (2007–2014), where she directed the LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Adjunct Professor at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (2010–2015) and Professor of International Criminal Law at the University of Geneva (2007–2015). From 1998 to 2007, she was consecutively Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor of International Law at the University of Florence.

Taught Courses

ICC Trial Chamber III sentences Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo to 18 years’ imprisonment for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in the Central African Republic in 2002-2003 LLM - Course

The International Criminal Court: Selected Issues

The purpose of this course is to enable students to become familiar with the main features of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and understand the main challenges to the judicial activity of the ICC.

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Publications

Cover of the book Cassese's International Criminal Law

Cassese's International Criminal Law

January 2013

Paola Gaeta, Antonio Cassese

Oxford University Press

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Cover of the book The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Armed Conflict

The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Armed Conflict

March 2014

Andrew Clapham, Paola Gaeta

Oxford University Press

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Cover of The 1949 Geneva Conventions: A Commentary

The 1949 Geneva Conventions: A Commentary

October 2015

Andrew Clapham, Marco Sassòli, Paola Gaeta

Oxford University Press

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Cover of the book The UN Genocide Convention

The UN Genocide Convention

October 2009

Paola Gaeta

Oxford University Press

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