Ilia Maria Siatitsa

Ilia Maria Siatitsa

Research Fellow

Areas of expertise

International Humanitarian Law  /  International Human Rights Law  /  International Criminal Law  /  States of Emergency  /  Human Rights in the Digital Age  /  UN Human Rights Mechanisms  /  Use of Force  /  European Human Rights Law  /  Reparations  /  New Technologies  /  Big Data

Ilia Maria Siatitsa is a Research Fellow at the Geneva Academy. She is also a PhD candidate at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva, an attorney-at-law and a member of the Athens Bar Association since 2008.

Her current research focuses on human rights in the digital age, opportunities and challenges. The ongoing developments in the field of freedoms of assembly and association in the digital age is one of the main areas of interest. She is also a member of the research team of the Big Data, Human Rights and Technology Project housed at the Human Rights Centre of the University of Essex. Her PhD research examined the use of the notion of ‘serious violations of human rights’ in international practice.

She previously worked as a legal researcher at the Marangopoulos Foundation of Human Rights in Athens. She has also worked as an intern for different governmental and non-governmental organizations and private law firms.

Ilia holds an LLM in International Humanitarian Law from the Geneva Academy and an LLM in Public International Law from the University of Athens.

Research Projects

Data connections with a man's shadow on the back Project

HUMAN RIGHTS, BIG DATA AND TECHNOLOGY PROJECT

We are a partner of the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project, housed at the University of Essex’s Human Rights Centre, which aims to map and analyse the human rights challenges and opportunities presented by the use of big data and associated technologies. It notably examines whether fundamental human rights concepts and approaches need to be updated and adapted to meet the new realities of the digital age.

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Publications

Cover of the War Report 2014

National Trials of International Crimes 2014: Prosecuting 'refugees' suspected of international crimes

December 2015

Ilia Maria Siatitsa

Annyssa Bellal, The War Report. Armed Conflict in 2014, Oxford University Press

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Cover of European Journal of Human Rights

A Serious Violation of International Human Rights Law - An Attempt to Clarify a Crucial Provision of the Arms Trade Treaty

December 2015

Ilia Maria Siatitsa

European Journal of Human Rights

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Cover of the War Report 2013

National Trials of International Crimes in 2013: Procedural and Fair Trial Guarantees

December 2014

Ilia Maria Siatitsa

Stuart Casey-Maslen, War Report. Armed Conflict in 2013, Oxford University Press

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Cover of Human Rights in Armed Conflict: Ten Years of Affirmative State Practice within United Nations Resolutions

Human Rights in Armed Conflict: Ten Years of Affirmative State Practice within United Nations Resolutions

July 2012

Ilia Maria Siatitsa, Maia Titberidze

Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies

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