Title: Rethinking Military action in times of climate change
PhD Supervisor & Co-supervisor: Andrew Clapham and Jorge Viñuales
Expected completion date: 2025
The thesis explores how International Climate Change Law impacts the military actions of States and International Organizations, from a sustainable perspective.
"Romina is a PhD Candidate in International Law and Teaching Assistant at the Geneva Graduate Institute. Her research interests range from general international law, international humanitarian law, international environmental law and climate change, international criminal law, transitional justice and armed groups. Her doctoral research focuses on the use of force, climate change and international humanitarian law.
Prior to starting her doctoral studies, Romina graduated as a lawyer at the University of Buenos Aires, and later got a Master’s degree in International Law from the Geneva Graduate Institute. "
Academic Work experience
Lectured PIL, IHL and ICL for undergraduate students at the UBA.
Teaching Assistant for the Applied Research Project Program (Environmental and Sustainable Track) assigned to the ‘Environmental and Sustainability Track’ of the Applied Research Projects Programme at the IHEID.
- Use of force and climate change
- Climate change and environmental law.
RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS AND WORKS
ICRC Review, 105 (923), 1071–1091., “IHL in the era of climate change: The application of the UN climate change regime to belligerent occupations”. Available at: https://international-review.icrc.org/articles/ihl-in-the-era-of-climate-change-923
Armed Groups and International Law Blog, “The respect and implementation of the right to the truth by armed non-state actors”, (2022) available at: https://www.armedgroups-internationallaw.org/2022/09/26/the-respect-and-implementation-of-the-right-to-truth-by-armed-non-state-actors/
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCES
- Lecturer of public international law
- International humanitarian law and international criminal law at the University of Buenos Aires