Lorenzo Acconciamessa

Lorenzo Acconciamessa holds a Master’s Degree in Law cum laude from the Catholic University of Milan. Currently, he is a a Ph.D. Candidate in Human Rights: Evolution, Protection and Limits at Department of Law of the University of Palermo, Italy, in partnership with the Department of International and European Law of the École Doctorale de Droit de la Sorbonne, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. His research project deals with the balancing of principles technique in the case law of international courts and tribunals. More generally, his research fields are international

human rights law, with special emphasis on the international protection of vulnerable individuals, the interpretation of international law and international procedural law. He is a Teaching Assistant of Public and Private International Law, International Human Rights Law, the Law of International Arbitration and Transnational Commercial Law at the Catholic University of Milan, Italy. Lorenzo is a member of the Board of Editors of the SIDIBlog and the Quaderni di SIDIBlog, the Blog and the Scientific Review of the Italian Society of International Law and of European Union Law, and the Content Manager of RAVEL – Repository on Documents of the Law and Practice Concerning the International Protection of Adults, a project of the Catholic University of Milan. He also works as a trainee lawyer in the field of human rights protection. In January 2022 he will take up his duties as Assistant Lawyer at the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights.

The main question of this research is whether the European Court of Human Rights is an appropriate forum for litigating the protection of common values and common goods in international law. During this secondment, Lorenzo Acconciamessa carried out his research and produced an academic article...