Antonio Coco is a teaching assistant at the Geneva Academy and a Ph.D candidate at the University of Geneva, where he is writing his dissertation entitled ‘Understanding International Criminal Law through an Analysis of the Defence of Mistake of Law’. He is also a member of the Editorial Committee of the Journal of International Criminal Justice.
From February 2016 to January 2017, Antonio was a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School, thanks to the ‘Doc.Mobility’ fellowship provided by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). Previously, he worked as a teaching assistant at the Geneva Academy (2012-2016), as a legal assistant to the Special Rapporteur on Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters at the UN International Law Commission (2012), and at the Chambers of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (2010). Antonio is admitted to practice law in Italy, where he has worked as a defence counsel.
He holds an LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (summa cum laude) from the Geneva Academy (2012) and a Master’s Degree in Law (Laurea Magistrale in Giurisprudenza, summa cum laude) from the University of Catania (2010).
Journal of International Criminal Justice 11, 425-440
Rivista di Diritto Internazionale, issue n. 4
Antonio Coco, co-authored with T. Gal
Journal of International Criminal Justice 12