Carlo Maria Colombo


Carlo Maria Colombo is a Lecturer and Researcher at the Department of Public Law, and a fellow of the Maastricht Center of European Law, the Institute for Transnational Legal Research and the GLaw-Net research network, all at Maastricht University (NL). His research focusses on studying the potential of law and regulatory instruments to address complex societal challenges in the context of multi-level and interconnected settings, at the cross-roads of law, policy and governance. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pavia (IT) and is a qualified lawyer in Italy. Previously, he was post-doctoral researcher at Tilburg University (NL) and served as Blue Book Trainee at the D.G. for Competition of the EU Commission. Carlo also teaches a master’s course on ‘Cities and Law in the ecological transition’ at Sciences Po Paris.

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A Tale of Three Cities and International Law

Last July, an international organization meeting in an Asian city took historic decisions that will influence the fate of three European cities for years to come. At its 44th session, held in Fuzhou and online, the World Heritage Committee (WHC) stripped Liverpool of its World Heritage List (WHL) title. The same day, Vienna was removed from the…

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