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University of Geneva

Alessandro Chechi (PhD, European University Institute; LLM University College London; JD University of Siena) is a senior researcher (maître assistant) at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva (Art-Law Centre). He is also reporter for the International Law in Domestic Courts-Oxford University Press project, lecturer in public international law at the Faculty of Law of the Université Catholique of Lille, member of the Société international pour la recherché sur le droit du patrimoine culturel et le droit de l’art, and member of the Editorial Committee of the Italian Yearbook of International Law.

Alessandro is presently working as consultant for the European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC) of the Council of Europe in relation to the revision of the European Convention on Offences Relating to Cultural Property.

He is the author of the book The Settlement of International Cultural Heritage Disputes (Oxford University Press, 2014) and several other publications in edited books and journals. For a complete list see: and

Currently, his main research areas cover international cultural heritage law, international dispute settlement, international organizations, and the law of international immunities.