Tristan Ferraro


Dr. Tristan Ferraro is Senior Legal Advisor at the ICRC (HQ Geneva). He is the in-house responsible for legal issues relating to multinational forces/coalition warfare, occupation (head of the ICRC project on occupation), protection of civilians and the notion of armed conflict. He is also in charge - among others - of the files relating to humanitarian access, protection of humanitarian personnel as well as to IHL & terrorism. Before coming back to the Legal Division at the ICRC HQ in 2007, he has served with the ICRC some years in the field - in particular as legal coordinator - in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Israel/Palestinian occupied territory. Prior to joining the ICRC in 2002, Tristan Ferraro worked as senior lecturer at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis (France), teaching inter alia Public International Law, including International Humanitarian Law. He holds a Doctor of Laws from the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis (France).

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EJIL Talk! Book Discussion: Some Considerations on Intervention Against Non-state Actors in Foreign Territory

This post is part of our book discussion on Djemila Carron’s “L’acte déclencheur d’un conflit armé international“. Dr. Djemila Carron has penned a significant book devoted to international armed conflicts. The great merit of Djemila Carron is to have exclusively focused on the notion of international armed conflict while nowadays most of the publications tend…

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