Rodolfo Ribeiro



Rodolfo is a PhD Researcher in International Law at the Geneva Graduate Institute. His research interests range from general international law, international dispute settlement, international law-making, and the law of international organisations to international human rights law, international refugee law, laws of war and neutrality, and international environmental law.

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On UNRWA, Palestine Refugees, and International Law

In the past month, some of the major donors to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) announced they were suspending funding to the agency over allegations that some of its employees were involved in the 7 October attacks (here, here, and…

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In Memoriam: Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

Antonio Augusto Cançado Trindade, who died at age 74 after a long illness, was unquestionably a towering figure of international law and a profound influence on many. As a professor, researcher, consultant, legal advisor, delegate, and international judge, Cançado Trindade had always kept an intransigent commitment to humanized international law, one sensitive and attentive to the needs of…

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Protecting the Rights of the Rightless: The UN Human Rights Committee and the Right to Acquire a Nationality under International Law

On December 28, the UN Human Rights Committee published its views in a ground-breaking case (Communication n. 2918/2016, CCPR/C/130/D/2918/2016), finding that the Netherlands had violated a child's right to a nationality (Article 24.3 of the ICCPR) by registering “nationality unknown” in his civil records, thus hampering his access to international protection as a stateless child and leaving him with…

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