- Section: Public International Law/International Humanitarian Law/International Criminal Law
Alessia Gualtieri holds a Master in Law from the University of Naples (Italy) and an LL.M in International Crime and Justice jointly organized by the University of Turin Law School and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI). Her LL.M research and dissertation focused on Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) terrorism. Furthermore, she has attended various courses in international law, law of armed conflicts and counter-terrorism.
Alessia worked in disarmament affairs for the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and spent one year in Nairobi (Kenya) working in crime prevention and counter-terrorism with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and in crime analytics with the International Business Machine (IBM). Previously, she worked as Project Supervisor for an Italian NGO involved in disaster preparedness and an Italian Law firm. Before joining the Asser Institute, she collaborated with a Canadian NGO, the Security Governance Group (SGG), in Security Sector Reform, Human Trafficking and Judicial Reform.
Alessia’s research interests include counter-terrorism and organized crime networks in Sub-Saharan Africa, rule of law, and disarmament/non proliferation issues. She is fluent in English and has a working knowledge of French.