26 October 2021

Riccardo Luporini

Visiting Stay: January–March 2019

Riccardo Luporini is a PhD candidate at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, Italy. He researches climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction from a human rights perspective.

Riccardo served as Assistant to the Special Rapporteur on the topic "Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters" at the 68th session of the International Law Commission of the United Nations. He worked as a Blue Book Trainee at DG ECHO, European Commission, where he dealt with the implementation of the rescEU initiative.

As part of his stay at CILG, Riccardo presented his research on “Disaster Risk Reduction and Human Rights in a Changing Climate” at a Lunch Research Seminar on Tuesday 12 March 2019.