Sergio Marchisio is professor of international law, with a long-standing experience in academic research. He directed many projects, granted by public and private institutions, on international and European law. Sergio’s extensive scientific work covers several topics, spanning across the protection of human rights, law of international and European organizations, the environment and sustainable development, the statute of refugees and migrants in international law.
Founder and Director of the Institute for International Legal Studies (1995-2011), he supervised the research on the Italian Practice of International Law. At Sapienza University, he directed the Master course on human rights, the Course on refugees and migrants, and founded the post-graduate course on Women, peace and security. He currently coordinates the OSL Project (Outer Space Law for International Cooperation and Sustainable Development) funded by the Italian Space Agency.
Sergio serves as legal advisor for the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and delegate to the UN. He has been a member of Italian delegations to international conferences, such as the UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992) and the Conference on the ICC (Rome, 1998). He joined teams of the EU External Action Service and two Groups of governmental experts at the UN in the field of disarmament.
Within the HABITABLE Project, Sergio leads WP6 on Legal and policy analysis and strategic policy recommendations.