Marco Pertile

Via Verdi, 53 - 38122 Trento
tel. 0461 283123
marco.pertile[at]unitn [dot] it
Formazione

QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. in International Organization Law, University of Teramo (2004).

Degree in Law (Laurea in Giurisprudenza), University of Trento, Full Marks cum laude (2000).

OTHER

International Law Seminar at the UN International Law Commission, 45th Session, Geneva (6-24 July 2009).

Core Training on Advanced Principles of Humanitarian Law and Policy and Thematic Workshop on Occupation and Peacebulding, Harvard Program on Conflict Resolution, Amman - Jordan (22-26 February 2009).

Advanced Training Course in International Humanitarian Law for University Teachers, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights – ICRC, , Geneva, Switzerland (25-30 August 2008).

Carriera accademica ed attività didattica

Associate Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law and the School of International Studies (SIS) (2014-present).

Co-ordinator of the Master in International Security Studies (MISS) jointly established by the School of International Studies and the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa (2016-present).

Member of the Graduate School Committee of the PhD in International Studies (2012-present).

Member of the Executive Board of the School of International Studies (2016-present).

Visiting Professor and Visiting Lecturer at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies (IHEID) – Geneva (2012-present). 

Lecturer at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (2011-12).

TEACHING

‘Elements of International and EU Law’ (with Antonino Alì) (SIS).

‘Human Rights and Natural Resources under International Law’ (SIS).

‘Diritto internazionale dei conflitti armati’ (Faculty of Law).

‘Natural Resources and Armed Conflicts under International Law’ (IHEID).

 

Interessi di ricerca

Natural Resources

Use of Force

Self-Determination

International Humanitarian Law

International Criminal Law

Human Rights

Attività di ricerca

Marie Curie Fellow at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, European Commission Marie-Curie funding for an individual two-year research project on the relationship between natural resources and armed conflicts under international law (2010-2012).

Research Scholar in International Law, Department of Legal Sciences, University of Trento, 1 September 2007-2013.

Visiting Professional, The International Criminal Court, Pre-Trial Chamber II, November 2006-February 2007.

Research Fellow, Department of Legal Sciences, University of Trento, November 2003 - November 2005.

Visiting Researcher, International Labour Organization and Institut de Hautes Etudes Internationales, Geneva, Switzerland, January-March 2006.

Visiting Researcher, Max-Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and Public International Law, Heidelberg, Germany, January–March 2003, July–October 2003, September–April 2004, August 2006.

Appartenenza a società e comitati scientifici

Member of the Italian Society of International and EU Law

Premi e riconoscimenti

Marie Curie Fellowship (Intra-European): 173270,80€

Convegni e conferenze

Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, Geneva, CIES Lunch Seminar,  (‘Resource Conflicts Within and Beyond the State: Is There a Role for International Law?’), 13 April 2017.

University of Innsbruck, Short course on ‘The European International Law Tradition: The German, Austrian and Italian contribution’, (invited presentation on: ‘The sources of International Law - The Italian perspective’), 26 January 2017.

ECPR Annual Meeting of Prague, Panel on Human Rights and Judicial Activism in the EU and Beyond, (paper presentation on: ‘Civil society campaigns and contested sovereignty: Assessing their legal strategies and their impact on the policies of the EU’), 9 September 2016.

Politecnico of Turin, First Symposium on ‘Acqua Risorsa Globale’, (invited presentation on ‘Le guerre per l'acqua e il concetto di idroegemonia: quale ruolo per il diritto internazionale?’), 5 May 2016.

IV National Training of the Humanitarian Law Instructors of the Italian Red Cross Society, Verona, (invited presentation on ‘Health Care in Danger’), 30 April 2016.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Rome, Human Right to Water Day (Chairperson of the session on ‘Towards human rights to water: proposals discussed’), 5 April 2016.

World Water Congress, Edinburgh, Special Session Pro Forma, ‘Equity and Water: Questions of Access and Benefit Sharing’, (invited presentation on  ‘Equity in Trade and Investment’), 25 May 2015. 

University of Innsbruck, Management Center, International Symposium on Human Trafficking: Global and Local Perspectives,  (invited presentation on: ‘Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants under International Law: Assessing the Impact of a Problematic Relationship’), 12 November 2015.

University of Geneva, Institute for Environmental Sciences, (invited presentation on: ‘International Law Crossing Virtual Water Rivers: An Overview’, with Paolo Turrini), 12 November 2014.

University of Bologna, Conference on ‘Interesse collettivo e obblighi erga omnes nel diritto internazionale contemporaneo’, Ravenna, (invited presentation on: ‘Autodeterminazione dei popoli e “senso comune”: nuovi (e inattesi) modi di contribuire alla realizzazione di un principio fondamentale’), 7-8 May 2015. 

Festival dell’Economia, Ninth Edition, Trento, (Chairperson and introduction to session on ‘Le parole chiave – “Potere”’, with Tommaso Nannicini), 2 June 2014.

University of Cagliari,  ‘Natural Resources Grabbing: Erosion or Legitimate Exercise of State Sovereignty?’ 4 and 5 October 2013, Faculty of Law,  (paper presentation: ‘On the Financing of Civil Wars Through Natural Resources: Is there a Duty of Vigilance for Third States on the Activities of Trans‚Äźnational Corporations?’), 5 October 2013. 

University of Catania, Annual Meeting of the Italian Society of International Law, (paper presentation on: ‘Il principio di proporzionalità nell’interazione tra diritto umanitario e tutela dei diritti umani’), 24 June 2011.

University of Bologna, Conference on ‘Il Parere della Corte internazionale di Giustizia sulla dichiarazione di indipendenza del Kosovo’, (paper presentation on: ‘L’autodeterminazione assente’), 16 December 2010.

Biennial Meeting of the Humanitarian Law Instructors of the Italian Red Cross Society, Senigallia, (invited presentation on ‘Il diritto dell’occupazione bellica è desueto?’), 3-5 October 2008.

Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations, New York, Workshop on ‘Terrorism and International Humanitarian Law: The Repression of Terrorist Acts and the Laws of War’,  (invited presentation on: ‘Fighting Terror within the Law? A Few Remarks on the Relationship between Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and Military Occupations’), 7 September 2011.

Biennial Meeting of the Humanitarian Law Instructors of the Italian Red Cross Society, Senigallia, 3-5 October 2008 (Presentation on ‘The Law of Military Occupation: Has it fallen into desuetude?’).

International Meeting on ‘Il Pluralismo nella transizione costituzionale balcanica’, University of Trento, 9-10 May 2008 (Chairman of the round table on: ‘The independence of Kosovo: Necessity or dangerous precedent?’).

Workshop on ‘La cooperazione transfrontaliera in Italia e in Europa: tra ambizione e realtà’, Camera di Commercio di Trento, 30 April 2008 (presentation on ‘Cross-Border Cooperation under International Law’).

Workshop on: ‘Libertà terrorismo repressione: incontro seminariale con Armando Spataro, Diomira Petrelli, Marco Pertile’, University of Trento, 11 April 2008 (presentation on ‘Targeted Killings under International Law’).

Public Debate on ‘Il Conflitto colombiano: I movimenti insurrezionali tra diritto ed esigenze di pacificazione’ – University of Trento, 11 January 2008 (presentation on: ‘Insurgents under International Law’).

Meeting on ‘La tutela dei diritti umani nella lotta nella guerra terrorismo internazionale’, University of Teramo, 29-30 november 2007 (paper presentation on: ‘Counter-terrorism measures in occupied territories: Powers and duties of the Occupying Power’).

International Meeting, Eulatin Programme, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 17 September 2007 (paper presentation: 'La lucha contra el trabajo enfantil en la Union europea y el Mercosur').

Annual Meeting of Young Researchers (Italian Society for International Law), University of Teramo, 28-30 September 2006, (paper presentation: ‘The exploitation of natural resources under the law of occupation’).

International Conference on Cross-Border Cooperation in Mountain Areas, Domodossola, March 2006, (paper presentation on Cross-Border Cooperation under EC Law).

International Conference on Cross-Border Cooperation and Sustainable Development, Rome, FAO Headquarters, May 2005 (participant in the Round Table).

Altre attività

Member of the Editorial Committee of the Italian Yearbook of International Law.

Member of the Editorial Board of Questions of International Law (QIL).

Co-Editor of the Italian Parliamentary and Diplomatic Practice for the Italian Yearbook of International Law, 2001 – present.

Founder and Editor in Chief of italyspractice.info, a website on the diplomatic and parliamentary practice of the Republic of Italy (www.italyspractice.info).