Francesco Negozio is a Ph.D. Candidate in Public, Comparative, and International Law (curriculum in International Order and Human Rights) at the Department of Political Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome. In 2019, he graduated in International Relations (MA), defending a dissertation in International Human Rights Law (Temporary Protection in International Law). He is alumnus of the Sapienza School for Advanced Studies of (SSAS), where he concluded his MA studies in March 2020, discussing a thesis on Temporary Protection of Syrian Refugees in Turkey. In 2018, he was awarded with a research grant in International Law on Women’s Rights: Discriminations and Positive Actions. Currently, he is Tutor of the LLM in International Human Rights Law and the Training Course on Refugees and Migrants.
His main professional activities have been focusing on the field of humanitarian affairs and refugee protection. In 2019, he worked for the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in the Humanitarian Affairs and Migration Section of the Permanent Mission of Italy to UN and other IOs in Geneva. In 2020, he performed the same role at the European External Action Service (EEAS), in the EU Permanent Delegation to UN in Geneva. Between 2019 and 2020, he worked in Gaziantep (Turkey), in a local NGO (Bir Dünya Çocuk), providing child protection services for Syrian children in Southeast Turkey and Northwest Syria.
His main research interests, as well as his PhD thesis, deal with International law on refugee and migration Law.
In HABITABLE, Francesco participates in the activities of WP6.