Paola Gaeta

Paola Gaeta

Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Areas of expertise

International Humanitarian Law  /  International Human Rights Law  /  International Criminal Law  /  Public International Law  /  Transitional Justice  /  International Criminal Justice  /  International Immunity Law

Paola Gaeta is Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and Adjunct Professor of International Law at Bocconi University, Milan.

She is a leading expert on international criminal law and international criminal courts and tribunals, and has published widely on these issues.

Previously, Professor Gaeta was the first Director of the Geneva Academy (2007–2014), where she directed the LLM in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Adjunct Professor at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (2010–2015) and Professor of International Criminal Law at the University of Geneva (2007–2015). From 1998 to 2007, she was consecutively Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor of International Law at the University of Florence.

Taught Courses

October 2016, Hearing on reparations in Lubanga case LLM - Course

International Criminal Law

This course aims to give students an in-depth knowledge of the most crucial issues of international criminal law. After dealing briefly with the birth and evolution of international criminal law as a branch of public international law with regard to the so-called core crimes, the course focuses on the legal ingredients of each core crime (war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide).

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Publications

Cover of the book Cassese's International Criminal Law

Cassese's International Criminal Law

January 2013

Paola Gaeta, Antonio Cassese

Oxford University Press

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Cover of the book The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Armed Conflict

The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Armed Conflict

March 2014

Andrew Clapham, Paola Gaeta

Oxford University Press, 909p

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Cover of The 1949 Geneva Conventions: A Commentary

The 1949 Geneva Conventions: A Commentary

October 2015

Andrew Clapham, Marco Sassòli, Paola Gaeta

Oxford University Press, 1596p

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Cover of the book The UN Genocide Convention

The UN Genocide Convention

October 2009

Paola Gaeta

Oxford University Press

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