Professor International Law

Paola Sartorio has over 15 years of experience in international development and law. Since 2002, she has been a professor and a guest lecturer on International, European and Italian law and politics at several academic institutions in Rome. She is also a teaching assistant of International Law at the University of Trento. From 1996 to 2004 she held a number of positions in several United Nations organizations: she has been a consultant for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD); has served as Junior Professional Officer at the United Nations Fund for International Development (UNFIP) and has served as Reform Officer with the United Nations in New York, where she was part of a small team that assisted the Deputy Secretary-General in leading the second wave of reform.

Born in Milan and raised in Palermo and Geneva, Switzerland, Ms. Sartorio holds a laura cum laude in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Rome, La Sapienza. She also attended the London School of Economics (LSE) and the Italian Association for International Organizations (SIOI). In addition to her native Italian, she is fluent in English and Spanish and also speaks French and German.