Irene Pietropaoli

Irene Pietropaoli 242Qualifications

LL.M hons. (Irish Centre for Human Rights, Galway, Ireland); 
J.D. (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain); 
J.D. (Universit√† la Sapienza, Rome, Italy). 

Research interest

Doctoral research on corporate accountability & transitional justice;

General areas of interest: International Human Rights Law; business & human rights; transitional justice; gender & human rights; 


(2012) 'Human Rights Protection the ASEAN Way: No Interference and the Newest Regional Human Rights System' 1 International Human Rights Law Review 276-311;

(2012) 'Nepal' The Encyclopaedia of Transitional Justice (2012) Cambridge University Press;

(2011) 'Challenges for ASEAN Human Rights Mechanisms. The Case of Laos from a Gender Perspective' in Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region. Towards Institution Building, Routledge;

(2008) 'Gender, Transitional Justice and Development: The Case of Nepal' 2 Oxford Journal on Transitional Justice & Development 1-22.



Current employment

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, London, UK (Legal Researcher)

Past employment

ECPAT International, Bangkok, Thailand (Legal Researcher); VSO, Vientiane, Laos (Gender Advisor); INSEC, Kathmandu, Nepal (Researcher); Inter-American Court of Human Rights, San Jose, Costa Rica (Intern)

Teaching experience

International Human Rights Law; European Law; International Business Law (Regent's College, London, UK); European Single Market (Middlesex University, London, UK)


Italian; Spanish; English; Portuguese; Thai.

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