CIES_Giada Giacomini


Postdoctoral Researcher
Spoken languages
Italian, English, Spanish, French
Areas of expertise
  • International human rights law
  • Environment
  • Environmental/Social Justice
  • International Organisations


Dr Giada Giacomini holds a PhD in Public, Comparative and International Law from La Sapienza University of Rome, written in collaboration with the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance (UK). She has recently published her monograph "Indigenous peoples and climate justice: a critical analysis of international human rights law and governance" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022). Former Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (2022/2023 cohort), she is now employed in the project on the Accountability of International Organizations at IHEID led by Prof. Andonova. Giada's research focuses on "Just transition litigation and the role of Grievance Redress Mechanisms". In addition, Giada is a member of several international networks and research institutions, including the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law, the Programme UN Harmony with Nature, and the Global Network for Human Rights and the Environment.