From 16.11.2017 to 17.11.2017

The Duty of Care of International and Regional Organizations towards their Civilian Personnel Sent on Missions

Research project on “The Duty of Care of International and Regional Organizations towards their Civilian Personnel Sent on Missions” - International Workshop

Objectives of the  International Workshop

  • To introduce and critically discuss the main findings of the draft chapters (that will be circulated among all participants ahead of the meeting);
  • To highlight any particular issues arisen in relation to specific chapters;
  • To highlight any inconsistencies and/or need for harmonization across the different chapters and sections of the book;
  • To collect the comments and inputs of all participants, including invited external experts;
  • To illustrate the next steps, with particular focus on the last stages of the publication process and on the organization of the final conference to be held in Brussels;
  • To discuss other possible initiatives to disseminate the book among relevant audiences.

16 November

12.00-12.30

Registration of participants to the workshop

14.00-14.30

Welcome speech, introduction to the structure of the workshop and presentation of the  participants

 

14.30-15.00

Session 1 - “The Duty of Care of IOs under International Law” - Presentations by the authors (10 minutes each). Chair: professor Micaela Frulli

 

 

- Andrea de Guttry (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna) – “The Duty of Care incumbent on International Organizations towards their personnel sent abroad: introductory remarks on the legal sources and on the content of the DoC”

- Maria Sole Fanuzzi (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna) – “International Organizations and alleged Duty of Care breaches: a growing ethical, reputational and financial challenge”

- Andrea Spagnolo (University of Turin) – “The DoC of IOs and their member states: issues of conduct and responsibility attribution”

15.00-15.45

Comments and questions from the audience (25 minutes)

Replies by the authors (20 minutes)

16.00-16.40

Session 2 - “The Duty of Care of IOs: legal and practical challenges” - Presentations by the authors (10 minutes each). Chair: Dr. Chiara Macchi

 

- Annalisa Creta (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna) – “Implementation of the DoC by the United Nations”

- Stefano Saluzzo (University of Turin) - “Implementation of the DoC by the European Union”

Laura Magi (University of Florence) - “Implementation of the DoC by the Council of Europe”

- Leonardo Soares Nader (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna) – “Implementation of the DoC by the OAS”

16.40 -18.00

Comments and questions from the audience (45 minutes)

Replies by the authors (25 minutes)

17 November

9.00-9.30

Session 2 (cont.) - “The Duty of Care of IOs: legal and practical challenges” - Presentations by the authors (10 minutes each). Chair: professor Andrea de Guttry

 

 

Luisa Vierucci, Polina Korotkikh (University of Florence) - “Implementation of the DoC by NATO”

Deborah Russo (University of Florence) - “Implementation of the DoC by OSCE”

- Annamaria Viterbo (University of Turin) - “Implementation of the DoC by the World Bank”

9.30-10.15

Comments and questions from the audience (30 minutes)

Replies by the authors (15 minutes)

10.30-11.20

Session 3 - “The Duty of Care as a corollary of the States’ duty to protect human rights and its implications for IOs” (10 minutes each). Chair:  professor Edoardo GREPPI

 

- Ludovica Poli (University of Turin) – “The DoC as a corollary of the States’ duty to protect human rights”

- Chiara Macchi (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna) – “The legal foundations of States’ extraterritorial human rights obligations (ETOs): implications for the DoC of IOs”

- Lorenzo Gasbarri (University of Florence) – “The IO’s legal relationship with the host State”

- Martina Buscemi (University of Florence) – “The duty of States to ensure respect of the DoC through their membership in IOs”

- Francesca Capone (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna) – “The victims’ right to reparations and the residual application of diplomatic or functional protection”

11.20-12.30

Comments and questions from the audience (40 minutes)

Replies by the authors (30 minutes)

13.30-15.00

Closing Session (only for contributors and Editors). Chair: the Editors of the forthcoming book

  • Discussion over any remaining cross-cutting issues
  • Definition of a list of changes/improvements/harmonization efforts that the editors and authors will need to implement in the coming weeks
  • Definition of the division of labour concerning the drafting of the concluding paragraphs of Parts 1, 2 and 3
  • Finalization of the agenda and deadlines for the coming months
  • Organization of the final conference in Brussels: division of tasks
  • Ideas and proposals for the dissemination of the book

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Convention

Dates:
From 16.11.2017 To 17.11.2017

Timetables:
From 12:00 to 15:00
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