Tarcisio Gazzini

Tarcisio Gazzini

Professor of international law at the University of East Anglia

Areas of expertise

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

Tarcisio Gazzini is Professor of international law at the University of East Anglia.

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

He has previously taught at the Universities of Padua, Glasgow and VU Amsterdam. Between 2014 and 2017, he co-directed at the University of Lausanne a research project financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation on Foreign Investment in Africa: Gaining Development Momentum. He is a member of the International Law Association Committee on Role of International Law in Sustainable Natural Resource Management for Development. He is also a member of the editorial board of the book series International Investment Law and of the scientific board of the Journal on the Use of Force and International Law.

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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Publications

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

October 2002

Tarcisio Gazzini

European Journal of International Law

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Masters

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Research

Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification, or are unconventional, experimental or challenging.

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Executive Education

We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.

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Events

Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.

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UNMISS Peacekeepers News

New Working Paper Examines the Role of Peacekeeping Operations in Ensuring Respect for IHL

5 October 2021

The UN Security Council and Common Article 1: Understanding the Role of Peacekeeping Operations in Ensuring Respect for IHL examines the applicability of article 1 common to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 – on the obligation to respect and ensure respect for IHL – to the UN, with a specific focus on peacekeeping operations.

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New Working Paper Discusses the Relevance of Smart Mix Measure in AI Governance and Regulation

1 October 2021

Our new Working Paper discusses how current initiatives on the regulation of artificial intelligence technologies should incorporate the protection and respect for human rights.

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 Taliban fighters on a truck in Kabul, August 17 2021 IHL Talks

Afghanistan

28 October 2021, 15:00-16:00

This online IHL talk aims at shining light on some of the many legal, political and protection-related challenges stemming from the situation in Afghanistan.

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