Valentina Rossi is researcher in international law at the National Research Council since 2008.
She currently carries out her research activities at CNR – IRISS, where she is scientific director of the Project AMARCOST – Innovative models of environmental governance for sustainable development of marine and coastal areas.
Her research interests are in the areas of public international law, with specific experience on environmental protection, human rights and sustainable development. Her ongoing research activities focus on: new models of environmental governance; human right to a healthy environment and environmental procedural rights; transparency, right to information and e-government; management of marine environment.
On these topics, she works with national and international research groups, such as the Centre for Research on Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy – IEFE of the Bocconi University, the COST Action MarCons – Advancing marine conservation in the European and contiguous seas, the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Migrants’ rights in the Mediterranean.
She has also provided juridical advice to public and private entities, including Ministry of Environment, Regional Agency for Environmental Protection of Campania, UnionChimica.
She has been scientific director of the Project on Integrated Coastal Zone Management focusing on the role of ICZM in fisheries management (2009 – 2015) and has been Italian Member (sub.) of the Management Committee of the COST Action MarsafeNET (2012 – 2016).
Valentina has obtained a PhD in International Relations, conflicts resolution, human rights and development, at the University of Siena (2010) and a Master in Environmental Economics and Management at the Bocconi University (2002).
Her research activities have resulted in the publication of papers in national and international journals and collective volumes, in seminars and presentations given at conferences and in her work as a referee for journals and conferences.