Francesco Negozio is Ph.D. Candidate in International Order and Human Rights, benefiting from Ph.D. scholarship.
In 2019, he graduated in International Relations (MA) with honours at the Department of Political Science of Sapienza University, defending a dissertation in International Human Rights Law (Temporary Protection in International Law). He is alumnus of the Superior School for Advanced Studies of Sapienza (SSAS), where he concluded his MA studies with full marks in March 2020, discussing a thesis on Temporary Protection of Syrian Refugees in Turkey, which represented the result of a field research in Gaziantep (Turkey). In 2018, he was awarded a yearly research grant in International Law on Women's Rights: Discriminations and Positive Actions, for which he carried out several studies on gender issues in IHRL and EU Law. After his admission to the Ph.D. in Public, Comparative, and International Law, in January 2021, he has been selected for the Ph.D. course of the SSAS as Ph.D Student in Legal, Political, Economic and Social Sciences.
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 for the European External Action Service (EEAS) at the EU Permanent Delegation in Geneva, covering the diplomatic relations between the EU and the Geneva-based UN Agencies and INGOs dealing with refugee protection. Between 2019 and 2020, he worked in Gaziantep, in a local NGO (Bir Dünya Çocuk), providing child protection services for Syrian children in Southeast Turkey and Northwest Syria.
Including on the basis of his working experience, his main research interests deal with International Refugee Law and Migration Law.