Dr Lorenzo Gasbarri

@lorenzogasbarri

About/Bio

Dr Lorenzo Gasbarri is research fellow in international law at Bocconi University. He has studied at the University of Florence, Milan and at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. Lorenzo has held research positions at University College London and at the University of Helsinki and has been visiting fellow at the University of Copenhagen and at the Max Planck Institute in Heidelberg. He is junior editor of the Oxford database on international organizations and convener of the interest group on the law of international organizations of the European Society of International Law.

Recently Published

The Failure to Pursue the Mandates of International Organizations in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

This blogpost is a reaction to the last episode of EJIL: The Podcast!, in which the brilliant discussion on the role of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the pandemic ended up with the perennial question of accountability. As contended by Gian Luca Burci, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown once again that international organizations are ideal scapegoats.

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