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INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR LAW

CODE 87066
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 6 credits during the 1st year of 11162 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (LM-52) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR IUS/13
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course will tackle topics of diplomatic and consular law. Main focus will be international and European Union source of law.

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course, students will have acquired the methodological tools and specific, advanced skills of diplomatic law (international and European), will be able to understand and analyse current legal issues in diplomatic relations and will be able to develop autonomously and critically possible solutions to open questions.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at the acquisition of specific competences in the field of diplomatic and consular law, through the study of the rules existing at the international and regional level. In this context, students will acquire the necessary knowledge in order to comprehend and operate with the main rules governing diplomatic and consular relations and functions as codified in international instruments and developed in the practice. Particular attention will be given to topics such as immunities, diplomatic and consular protection, also in light of the most relevant case law. Particular attention will be given to the European Union as diplomatic and consular actor in the post-Lisbon treaty era.

PREREQUISITES

Basic knowledge of International Law and European Union Law is required.

TEACHING METHODS

As a rule, teaching is given in person. In accordance with the rules on access to university premises adopted to combat the spread of the pandemic by COVID, lectures may possibly be conducted on TEAMS. If necessary, the TEAMS code will be communicated via aulaweb.

Traditional lectures. Didactic materials are uploaded on aulaweb. Students are encouraged to sign in in the webpage. For topics and methods, the course wishes to stimulate active participation from students, who are invited, under the supervision of the teaching staff, to present cases and problematic issues

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course deals with i) origins of diplomatic and consular law; ii) establishment of diplomatic and consular relations; iii) diplomatic and consular functions; iv) diplomatic ceremonials; v) diplomatic and consular immunities and privileges; vi) EU external action service.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Students attending classes:

- class notes plus Carlo Curti Gialdino, Diritto diplomatico-consolare internazionale ed europeo, Giappichelli, Torino, 2020, limitatamente alle pagine: 55-233 + 415-424 + 562-664;

and Riccardo Luzzatto, Ilaria Queirolo, Sovranità territoriale, "Jurisdiction" e regole di immunità, in AA.VV., Istituzioni di diritto internazionale, Giappichelli, Torino, 2016, pp. 183-228 (or latest edition).

 

Students not attending classes

Carlo Curti Gialdino, Diritto diplomatico-consolare internazionale ed europeo, Giappichelli, Torino, 2020 (pp. 55-664).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ILARIA QUEIROLO (President)

STEFANO DOMINELLI

LAURA CARPANETO (Substitute)

MARIA ELENA DE MAESTRI (Substitute)

FRANCESCA MAOLI (Substitute)

FRANCESCO PESCE (Substitute)

PIETRO SANNA (Substitute)

MATTEO SOMMELLA (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

See DISPO's didactic calendar

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

As a rule, oral exams take place inf person. It usually consists of three questions on topics covered during classes (or on topics covered by teaching materials for students non attending classes).

If only oral exams are necessare, this is the TEAMS code: l1buonj

Oral exam. Students taking part to class will have the opportunity to do a written exam at the end of the course. This usually consists in 30 multiple choice questions, and possibly an open question.

Students attending the in person classes will have the possibility to take a final written exam instead of the oral.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The exam will verify the acquisition of competences, legal reasoning and thinking, as well as the acquisition of proper legal terminology.

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
13/12/2021 14:30 GENOVA Orale
14/12/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
10/01/2022 14:30 GENOVA Orale
11/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
07/02/2022 14:30 GENOVA Orale
08/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
30/05/2022 11:00 GENOVA Orale
20/06/2022 11:00 GENOVA Orale
15/07/2022 11:00 GENOVA Orale
05/09/2022 11:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

TEAMS code if online classes are necessary: see aulaweb page.

TEAMS code if only exams are necessary: l1buonj