Guido Acquaviva

Guido Acquaviva

Deputy Registrar of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers

Areas of expertise

International Human Rights Law  /  International Courts and Tribunals  /  International Criminal Law  /  Public International Law  /  Terrorism  /  Non-State Actors  /  International Criminal Procedure  /  Cooperation in Criminal Matters   /  Subjects of International Law

Dr Guido Acquaviva is Deputy Registrar of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers. Prior to that, he worked as Senior Legal Officer and Chef de Cabinet to the President at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon and, for six years, as Legal Officer at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

Dr Acquaviva has lectured at the Geneva Academy, on the LLM in International Crime and Justice at the University of Turin (UNICRI) and at the University of Milano-Bicocca. He has published extensively on public international law and international criminal law, and is Co-Chair of the editorial committee of the Journal of International Criminal Justice.

Taught Courses

Trial Chamber hearing in the Ayyash et al. case (Case STL-11-01) - 28 January 2016 Master in transitional justice - Course

International Criminal Law: Case Law and Judicial Practice

This course will focus on exploring the case law of the International Criminal Court and several other institutions – international, domestic, regional and ‘hybrid’ – in areas such as jurisdiction, substantive crimes (war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, terrorism), criminal responsibility, sentencing and major procedural milestones in criminal proceedings.

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Publications

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Debate: The role of international criminal justice in fostering compliance with international humanitarian law

December 2015

Guido Acquaviva, Chris Jenks

ICRC

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Forced Displacement and International Crimes

June 2011

Guido Acquaviva

UNHCR

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At the Origins of Crimes Against Humanity: Clues to a Proper Understanding of the Nullum Crimen Principle in the Nuremberg Judgment

April 2011

Guido Acquaviva

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Volume 9, Issue 4

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International Criminal Law: Cases and Commentary

February 2011

Guido Acquaviva, The late Antonio Cassese, Mary Fan, and Alex Whiting

Oxford University Press

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