Alice Riccardi is Associate Professor of International Law at the Department of Law of University of Roma Tre, where she co-manages the European Penological Center and directs the International Protection of Human Rights Legal Clinic. The Clinic works both as a desk study and as a real client legal clinic. In such capacities it reported for/appeared before the Tribunal of Rome, the International Criminal Court, the UNHCR, the UN CEDAW, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, the European Court of Human Rights and the Ombudsperson of the UNSC ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee.
Previous to her current position, Prof. Riccardi was Assistant Professor (2018-2021) and Research Fellow (2016-2018) at Roma Tre, mainly working on a project concerning the interplay between UN sanctions and international criminal justice. From 2013 to 2016 she was Research Fellow within the FIRB Project “International Disaster Response Law: principles and rules of international and European Union law to prevent and manage natural and man-made disasters”. She was visiting Professor/Fellow at NOVA University (2017); at the Transnational Law Institute of the Poon School of Law, King’s College of London (2015); and at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Criminal Law (2011). She has tought courses and seminars on international criminal law, international terrorism, migration and refugee law and international disaster law.
Prior to her academic appointments, she served in the Legal Advisory Section of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and she assisted the Judges of Trial Chamber III of the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Jugoslavia. Later on, she appeared as amicus curiae before the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court and she litigated cases before the European Court of Human Rights, the UN CEDAW and the Office of the Ombusperson of the UNSC Sanctions Committee.
She has extensively written on international criminal law, international human rights law, migration and refugee law, history of international law and international disaster law.