Giuseppe CATALDI is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Napoli “L’Orientale” (Italy), where he also holds a Jean Monnet Chair issued by the European Union Commission on “The Protection of Human Rights in the European Union” and where he is the Director of the “EU Center of Excellence on Migrants’ Rights in the Mediterranean”. His research interests range from Human Rights and Migration Studies, to the Relationship between domestic Law and International Law, and to the Law of the Sea. He is the President of the “International Association of the Law of the Sea”. He is the author and editor of many books. papers, and articles on many international law fields. He has given lectures at symposia, academic courses and seminars in international public law, European Union law and human rights law, in particular he gave a course in 2007 at the Hague Academy of International Law. He has been invited Professor at the Sorbonne University, in Paris, as well as in Cordoba, Spain. He is the Co-director and co-founder of “Diritti Umani e Diritto Iternazionale” and in charge of the Judicial Decisions Section of the “Italian Yearbook of International Law”. He advised the Italian Government on questions concerning the Law of the Sea, the Italian Parliament on the effects of the European Court of Human Rights decisions in domestic systems, the European Parliament on Human Rights and liberties issues. He is the legal advisor of the Nato civil employees Association in Napoli, assisting them also beyond the NATO Tribunal in Bruxelles.