Luca Poltronieri Rossetti is PhD candidate at the Faculty of Law of the University of Trento, where he is working on a research project on prosecutorial discretion at the ICC.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Law (full marks cum laude) from the University of Trento. In 2010-2011 spent a semester at the Maastricht European Law School as visiting student.
He graduated in 2013 with a thesis entitled: “The right to reparation for victims of international crimes: issues and perspectives in the light of ICC’s decisions in the Lubanga case”, which received in 2014 the XII “Giuseppe Barile and Pietro Verri” Prize for International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law, awarded by the Italian Committee of the Red Cross.
In 2014 he spent 3 months at the Extraordinary Chamber in the Courts of Cambodia, interning at the Trial Chamber during the final stage of Case 002/01.
Luca is a native speaker of Italian. He is proficient in English and has a good knowledge of French and Spanish.