Andrea Marrone

Since 2004 Dr. Marrone is employed in the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, the first permanent and treaty based international judicial institution established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community. In 2016 Dr. Marrone has been a programme advisor at Cordaid development agency as an expert of international security and transnational justice. Dr. Marrone has published extensively on issues of public international law and international humanitarian law and lectured at various universities, including UNIBO, the European College, Groningen and Leiden Universities.

Dr. Marrone completed a research project at Leiden University within the PhD Program Exploring the frontiers of international law. He holds a doctorate in law and his policy work analysed the intersection between law and politics in particular the progress achieved and achievable by the formulation of the global humanitarian policy and by the legal frameworks responding to international threats and crimes. The title of his PhD in public international law is “The Governance of Complementary Global Regimes and the pursuit of Human Security: the interaction between the United Nations and the International Criminal Court”. His multidisciplinary work provides an assessment of the international tools currently at disposition by the world community for the governance of international criminal justice in the context of human security and sustainable peace, dealing with intra- and eventually inter-state civil wars caused by autocratic, totalitarian and criminal regimes.

His areas of expertise cover international law and international relations, law of international organisations, European policy, law and institutions, human security and global affairs. Dr. Marrone holds a MA in European Law, Economics and Politics from the European College of Parma where he was, among other duties, in charge of drafting policy and research addressing practitioners, academics, public institutions and civil society strengthening the EU framework for research and innovation. He also holds a MA in Political Science and International Relations from the University Orientale of Naples and he performed the Erasmus program at La Sorbonne University of Paris. His previous academic research focused on the prospects of reforms of the United Nations institutional framework fostering peace and security. He also performed policy research in the field of conflict studies, conflict prevention, preventive diplomacy and peace-building, focusing in particular on the protection of civilians in extremely violent conflict zones addressing a broad audience of policy-makers and practitioners. In previous years he addressed EU institutions providing recommendations to the decision-making on programming activities in fragile States and conflict affected country-situations, enabling development and capacity-building in the context of the EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

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