First Level Master's Diploma

Human Rights and Conflict Management

Faculty

FACULTY

The Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management brings together a core teaching staff of leading specialists from around the world. Lecturers and trainers are chosen among academics, diplomats, international organizations officers and NGOs activists, thus offering a wealth of both academic and field expertise.

Please find below a list of some of the lecturers that have delivered their lectures in the past editions of the MA programme.

PEACEKEEPING/PEACEBUILDING AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT (LEGAL FRAMEWORK OF PEACE-SUPPORT OPERATIONS, INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, REGIONAL PEACEKEEPING, ETC.)

  • Andrea de GUTTRY, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Module Coordinator)
  • Daniel RUIZ, Director of MONUSCO office in Goma.
  • Francesco CALEPRICO, Deputy Head of Division European External Action Service (EEAS).

HUMAN RIGHTS (HUMAN RIGHTS LAW AND HUMANITARIAN LAW, LEGAL FRAMEWORK OF PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING AND EDUCATION, HUMAN RIGHTS FIELD OPERATIONS, INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW, ETC.)

  • Emanuele SOMMARIO, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Director & Module Coordinator)
  • Chiara MACCHI, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
  • Francesca CAPONE, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
  • William O’NEILL, Human Rights Consultant and Senior UN Advisor
  • Mike BISI, Independent expert on asylum, refugee and migration issues
  • Antonio BULTRINI, University of Florence
  • Marianne MOLLMAN, Senior Policy Advisor, Amnesty International
  • Michael BOCHENEK, Legal and Policy Director, Amnesty International
  • Takhmina KARIMOVA, Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Geneva
  • Michael O’FLAHERTY, Director of the European Union Fundamental Rights Agency and Former Member of the UN Human Rights Committee
  • Jan VAN ZYL SMIT, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, BIICL
  • Gabriella CITRONI, University of Milano-Bicocca
  • Christine BAKKER, LUISS, Rome
  • Luisa CRUZ, Legal Consultant, FAO
  • Gloria NWABUOGU, OHCHR
  • Antonio MARCHESI, University of Teramo
  • Andrea TAMIETTI, Head of Division, Registry of the European Court of Human Rights
  • Luisa VIERUCCI, University of Florence
  • Veronica BIRGA, Human Rights Officer, Focal Point, Follow-up to the SG Study on Violence against Children – OHCHR
  • Flaviano BIANCHINI, Source International
  • Getahun KASSA, Center for Human Rights Studies, College of Law and Governance, Addis Abeba University
  • Cynthia PETRIGH, Founder, Beyond (peace)
  • Silvia SCARPA, John Cabot University, Rome
  • Serena BORSANI, Sport 2 build
  • Homayoun ALIZADEH, Chief, Peace Missions Support & Rapid Response Section (PMSRRS), Field Operations & Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD), Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Ian MARTIN, Former SRSG and Head of UNSMIL
  • Sisay Alemahu YESHANEW, University of Addis Ababa
  • William SCHABAS, Leiden University and Middlesex University

INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS

  • Kostantino MOSCHOCHORITIS, Humanitarian Aid Specialist
  • Enrico PAVIGNANI, Health System Expert – Former WHO consultant

INTERNATIONAL ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSIONS (ELECTORAL ASSISTANCE, LONG AND SHORT TERM ELECTION OBSERVATION, ELECTORAL SYSTEMS, ETC.)

  • Carlo ACCAME, Electoral Expert (OSCE/ODHIR, UN, EU)
  • Jeff FISCHER, Electoral Expert, Former Director of the International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES)
  • Delphine BLANCHET, Electoral Expert (OSCE/ODIHR, UN, EU)
  • Hanna ROBERTS, Electoral Expert
  • Annette Monika FATH-LILIC, Electoral Expert

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT

  • Joao GOMES PORTO, University of Leipzig
  • Oussama SAFA, Director, Lebanese Center for Policy Studies, Beirut
  • Micaela FRULLI, University of Florence

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Elisa GIULIANI, University of Pisa (Module Coordinator)
  • Andrea FILIPPETTI, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Marco MISSAGLIA, University of Pavia
  • Gianni VAGGI, University of Pavia
  • Nadia VON JACOBI, University of Pavia
  • Marzia FONTANA, University of Sussex
  • Gonzalo VARELA, University of Sussex
  • Anna STANCHER, UNIDO

PHILOSOPHY OF HUMAN RIGHTS

  • Ben COLBURN, University of Glasgow
  • Barbara HENRY, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna

CONFLICT STUDIES

  • Francesco STRAZZARI, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Module Coordinator)
  • Luca RAINERI, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
  • Alessandra RUSSO, Sciences Po Bordeaux
  • Mattia GRANDI, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
  • Chiara CERTOMA’, Ghent University
  • Antonio MISSIROLI, NATO
  • Arturo MARZANO, University of Pisa
  • Arrigo PALLOTTI, University of Bologna
  • Juan MASULLO, University of Oxford
  • Vasco MOLINI, Economist, World Bank
  • Natalia MIRIMANOVA, UNDP
  • Nicola MIGLIORINO, Al Akhawayn University

INTERNATIONAL PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

  • Vincent CURIE, Senior Manager, B&S Europe
  • Marina PIRAZZI, Consultant in the area of project planning
  • Katia RAGUZZONI, Consultant in the area of project planning

DEVELOPING PERSONAL SKILLS (PERSONAL SECURITY AND SAFETY, PRE MISSION MEDICAL PREPARATION/PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, STRESS MANAGEMENT, TEAMBUILDING, FIRST AID, MEDIA AND HR, CAREER COACHING)

  • Soraya JOHAAR-GLICK, Human Resources Management Expert, UN
  • Jens BEHRENDT, Chief, Recruitment Section, OSCE
  • Manuela MORELLI, HR Specialist at WHO Geneva
  • Martine BOURQUIN, Stress Management Consultant
  • Wendy MOROTTI, Health and Safety Unit, WFP
  • Gloria DENTON, Health and Safety Unit, WFP
  • Jennifer Wykes, FAO
  • Guido Paolo RIDONI, Challenge Learning
  • Dan WIESENFELD, Consultant
  • Cristiano GALLI, Aeronautica Militare
  • Helen Krug VON NIDDA, Professional Development Trainer
  • Gabriella ARCADU, 4Change
  • Barbara CARRAI, 4Change
  • Alessandra MERLO, COOPI
  • Gugliemo SCHININA’, Psychosocial Programs Manager,Middle East, IOM
  • Fabio GRAZIOSI, Information Officer for Italy, the Holy See, Malta and San Marino, United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC), Brussels
  • Airborne Brigade “FOLGORE”, Italian Army
  • UNV Recruiters