Antonio Coco

Antonio Coco

Teaching Assistant

Areas of expertise

International Humanitarian Law  /  International Human Rights Law  /  International Criminal Law  /  Counter-terrorism  /  Use of Force  /  International Criminal Procedure

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).

 

Publications

Cover of the Journal of International Criminal Justice

The Mark of Cain: The Crime of Terrorism in Times of Armed Conflict as Interpreted by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales

February 2013

Antonio Coco

Journal of International Criminal Justice 11, 425-440

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Cover of Rivista di Diritto Internazionale

The Prohibition of Weapons Transfers based on Articles 6 and 7 of the Arms Trade Treaty

February 2013

Antonio Coco

Rivista di Diritto Internazionale, issue n. 4

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Cover of Journal of International Criminal Justice

Losing Direction: The ICTY Appeals Chamber’s Controversial Approach to Aiding and Abetting in Perišić

February 2014

Antonio Coco, co-authored with T. Gal

Journal of International Criminal Justice 12

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Cover of the War Report 2014

The Conflict with Islamic State: A Critical Review of International Legal Issues

February 2014

Antonio Coco

The War Report: Armed Conflict in 2014, Oxford University Press

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