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Fluzin_Cyprien

Cyprien Fluzin

PhD Researcher in International Law
Spoken languages
English, French
Areas of expertise
  • Public International Law
  • International human rights law
  • European Human Rights Law
  • International Refugee Law
  • International migration law
  • Counterterrorism Law
  • European Union Law
Geographical Region of Expertise
  • Europe
  • North America

PhD Thesis

 

Title: The participation of "foreigners fighters" in armed conflicts under International Law

PhD Supervisor: Vincent Chetail

Expected completion date: 2024

 

Profile

 

A PhD candidate at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Cyprien Fluzin's research explores the international legal issues arising from the participation of foreign nationals in armed conflicts. As part of his research he has focused in particular on the Syrian, Iraqi, and Ukrainian cases.

Prior to starting his PhD, Cyprien was a Fulbright and Arthur Sachs scholar at Harvard Law School, where he received an LLM degree and worked as a research assistant for Harvard’s Program on International Law and Armed Conflict. Cyprien previously worked for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva on protection issues related to the Syrian and Iraqi conflicts, as well as Guantanamo. He was an assistant to Mr Valencia-Ospina at the UN International Law Commission, and an intern at the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the European Court of Human Rights, and the Council of Europe.

Cyprien received his undergraduate law degree from the University of Strasbourg, after completing part of his degree at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland. He also holds a master’s degree in international law from the Graduate Institute, as part of which he spent a semester at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

 

Research Interests

  • Terrorism and the effect of global counterterrorism efforts on human rights and IHL

  • National Security

  • Counter-Terrorism

  • Cybersecurity

 

Academic Work Experience

 

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant in International Law at the Graduate Institute

Teaching Assistant, Geneva Academy

Adjunct lecturer, Paris Dauphine University - PSL


Research Experience

Research Assistant for the Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (HLS PILAC)

 

Other Work Experience

 

Intern at the UN International Law Commission, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the European Court of Human Rights, and the Council of Europe

Associate in the Global Protection Affairs Unit at the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva

Research Assistant, Global Migration Centre

 

Fellowships, Grants and Awards

 

  • Fulbright Scholar 2019-2020

  • Arthur Sachs Scholar 2019-2020

 

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