First Level Master's Diploma
Human Rights and Conflict Management
Who is who
Direction and Steering Committee
Andrea de Guttry, MA Director
Andrea de Guttry, Full Professor of Public International Law at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, is the Master Director. He is the Director of the DIRPOLIS Institute and the Deputy Rector at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. His area of speciality includes public international law, EU Law, International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law. He has directed and coordinated many training programmes for public servants in these areas and in peace-keeping operations and UN Law. Professor de Guttry has been at the core of the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of training courses at ITPCM, and the designing and implementation of vocational projects. He has also drafted legal texts for the implementation of EU legislation and in the field of international trade, while providing technical assistance for EU candidate countries.
Francesca Capone, MA Didactic Coordinator
Francesca Capone is currently a research fellow at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and the Didactic Coordinator of the Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management. She holds a law degree from the University of Naples Federico II and in 2013 she earned her Ph.D. from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and Tilburg University, in the Netherlands. She has been a visiting researcher and a lecturer at several academic institutions in Europe, including Leiden University and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law. Before joining the ITPCM she was a research fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. She has been involved in several projects and publications related to her areas of expertise: international human rights law, international humanitarian law and international criminal law. Her work focuses on victims’ rights, in particular the right to a remedy and reparation.
Rossella Altamura, Programme Officer and Internship Coordinator/Advisor
Rossella joined the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in April 2011 in quality of Programme Officer of the MA in Human Rights and Conflict Management. She is a former student of the same programme, completed in April 2011. She holds an MA in Politics and International Relations from the University of Pisa and a BA in Political Sciences and International Relations, also from the same University. She has spent 6 months in Geneva working at the Italian Mission at the UN and other I.O. in the Human Rights sector, dealing mainly with the Human Rights Council and the OHCHR; she has worked for the International Institute of Humanitarian Law of Sanremo, gaining experience in the international humanitarian law field, and she has also spent 4 months working as a Geopolitical Analyst for Equilibri.net in Milan. Her field of interest includes HR and international law, IHL, and geopolitics with a special focus on Africa and China.
Matteo Bartolini, Project Officer
Since December 2011 Matteo Bartolini is Project Officer of the MA in Human Rights and Conflict Management. He is a former student of the same programme, completed in 2012, he holds an Italian MA degree in Politics and International Relations from the University of Pisa and a BA degree in Political Sciences and International Relations, from the same University. He holds also a Certificate in Project Management issued by ISIPM (Italian Institute of Project Management). He has spent 4 months in Geneva working at the Italian Mission at the United Nations and other International Organization in the Human Rights sector, following the activities of the Human Rights Council and the Universal Periodic Review. He has worked for the CIRPAC Research Centre in Florence on a project dedicated to the analysis of the development projects and policies in Senegal and he has spent 6 months at the European Policies and International Relations office of the Province of Pisa, providing support in the management of European projects. For the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna he has worked also as Research Assistant in the framework of the research project Drug Policy Evaluation – New methodological tools for policy and programme evaluation – Workstream 2 “Analysis of the supply chain and its criminal enterprise” (2012) and as Project Officer for the following trainings: ENTRi Course “International Standards for the Protection of Individuals and Groups: A training Course for Field Officers working on Human Rights” (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015); ENTRi Pre-Deployment Course for Ukraine (2014); Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) (2013-2014-2015), “Health Systems through Conflict and Recovery” (2013 and 2014) and “Pakistan General Election 2013: Pre-Deployment Training for EU Electoral Observation Mission” (Bruxelles, 2013).