Mauro Gatti


Adjunct Professor of International Law and European Labour Law, University of Bologna, Italy.

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The EU-Turkey Statement: A Treaty That Violates Democracy (Part 2 of 2)

In yesterday’s post, I discussed why the EU-Turkey joint statement should be regarded as a treaty under international law, replete with consequences on EU Member States as a matter of international law.  In this concluding post, I argue that EU Parliamentary prerogatives were violated in the substance of this agreement and the manner by which such…

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The EU-Turkey Statement: A Treaty That Violates Democracy (Part 1 of 2)

While the terrorist attacks in Brussels understandably attracted most of the attention during the last weeks, migration issues, and particularly the situation in Greece and Turkey, remain high on the EU’s agenda. The EU and Turkey recently stepped-up their cooperation in migration matters by adopting a joint statement, that soon appeared questionable in terms of international and…

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Who Do I Call If I Want to Give Europe a Nobel Prize?

Mauro Gatti is a PhD candidate in EU law at the University of Bologna and the University of Strasbourg. His article, "'External representation of the European Union in the conclusion of international agreement" (with Pietro Manzini) recently appeared in (2012) 49 Common Market Law Review, Issue 5, pp. 1703–1734. The awarding of the Noble Peace…

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