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Present position:

  • Full Professor of Public International Law,
  • Deputy Rector, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, in charge of Post Graduate Masters and Training Activities
  • Director of the DIRPOLIS Institute
  • Director of the International Training Programme for Conflict Management at the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna

Past activities

From October 1998 to May 2000:

  • Head, Legal office of the Ministry for EU Affairs, Rome

From May 2000 to May 2001:

  • Head, Legal Office of the Ministry for International Trade, Rome

From 2007-to 2013:

  • Member of the Italian Interministerial Committee for Human Rights;

Ongoing activities

From 1990 to nowadays:

  • Director of several Research projects both at National and International Level
  • Director of a Research project financed by the EU (FP7) on “Multistakholder Partnerships in Post Conflict Development
  • Scientific Director and Coordinator of several Training activities in Italy and in other countries carried out on behalf of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and international Cooperation, Tuscany Region, WFP, OMS, UN, EU, OSCE, ECOWAS, Carabinieri.
  • Direcor of several technical assistance project in Guatemala, central America, Colombia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Etiopia, Eritrea, Somaliland, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Burundi, Central and Eastern European Countries;
  • Director of several research projects with foreign Universities;
  • Conferences and seminars in several Universities and Centers such as Syracuse University (NY,USA), University of South Africa Pretoria, RSA), University of Ghana, Royal Institute of International Affairs (London, UK), Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Medford, USA), Istituto Affari Internazionali (Rome), SIECA (Guatemala), Universidad de Cordoba (Argentina), Universidad Externado (Colombia), University of Addis Ababa, University of Hargeisa (Somaliland), St Augustine College (South Africa) etc.


Professor de GUTTRY has produced more than 100 publications: among the most recent ones:

  • de GUTTRY, CAPONE, PAULUSSEN, Foreign Fighters Under International Law and beyond, Asser/Springer, 2016
  • de GUTTRY, GESTRI, VENTURINI (Eds.), International Disaster Response Law, TMC Asser/Springer; 2012
  • Le Nazioni Unite. Sviluppo e riforma del sistema di sicurezza collettiva, (with Fabrizio PAGANI), II Edition, Il Mulino, 2010
  • The 1998-2000 War Between Eritrea and Ethiopia. An International Legal Perspective (co-edited with Gabriella Venturini and Harry Post), TMC Asser, 2009
  • International Disaster Response Law (co-edited with Gabriella Venturini and Marco Gestri); Springer Verlag, 2012