Prof Ryszard Piotrowicz LL,B (Hons) Dundee, Dip. Int'l Law Thessaloniki, Ph.D Glasgow

Prof Ryszard Piotrowicz

Professor

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Profile

  • Professor of Law at Aberystwyth since 1999
  • Previously taught at the Universities of Glasgow, Durham and Tasmania.
  • Alexander-Von-Humboldt Research Fellow, Max-Planck-Institut für aus. öff. Recht und Völkerrecht, Heidelberg (1991, 1992).
  • Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania (1996-1998).
  • DAAD Visiting Research Fellow, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universität Greifswald (1997).
  • Alexander-Von-Humboldt Research Fellow, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universität Greifswald (1999).
  • Visiting Professor in European and International Law, University of Tasmania (2001).
  • Parsons Fellow, University of Sydney (2003).
  • Visiting Professor in International Law, University of Adelaide (2007).
  • Visiting Professor in Migration and Refugee Law, Viadrina University, Frankfurt (Oder) (2008).
  • Visiting Professor in International Law, Masaryk University, Brno (2008).

Consultant to several international organisations and states on people trafficking and refugee law.
Guest lecturer on IHL for the International Committee of the Red Cross and Polish Red Cross, (International Humanitarian Law Summer School, Warsaw), as well as the Red Cross Societies of Romania, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Germany.
Guest lectures and papers at many universities and institutions in the UK, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Uzbekistan, Romania, Malta, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Australia, Russia, Turkey, Hungary, Norway, Moldova, Switzerland, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Macedonia, USA, Slovenia, Israel, Sweden, Luxembourg, Greece, New Zealand, Taiwan, Austria, Spain, Finland, Qatar and South Africa.

Additional Information

Member, Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings since 2013.
Member, European Commission Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings since 2008; reappointed 2011.
Participated in the UNHCR's Global Consultations Programme as a nominee of the Australian Government (2001).
Judge at the Martens International Humanitarian Law Moot, Tashkent 2002 and Moscow 2004, ICRC International Humanitarian Law Moot, Budapest 2004 and 2005 and Ljubljana 2006, Moldova 2005, Pictet Moot - Vrnacka Banja 2006, ICRC - Israel 2007, ICRC - Sarajevo 2010, 2011, 2012.
Editor and principal contributor of International Focus (Australian Law Journal).
Member, Editorial Board, Australian Year Book of International Law.
Book Reviews Editor, International Journal of Refugee Law.
Member, Editorial Advisory Boards, Acta Societais Martensis (Estonia) and Silesian Journal of Legal Studies (Poland).
ESRC Peer Reviewer
World record holder, Berlin Marathon (in category).

Teaching

Research

International Law, International Humanitarian Law, Nationality, Refugee Law, Trafficking and Smuggling of Human Beings.

Publications

2017

Piotrowicz, R., Rijken, C., Uhl, B.H. 2017. Routledge Handbook on Trafficking in Human Beings. Routledge International Handbooks Taylor & Francis

Piotrowicz, R., Sorrentino, L. 2017 (In press). The Non-Punishment Porvision with Regard to Vicitms of Trafficking: a Human Rights Approach. Routledge Handbook on Trafficking in Human Beings. Taylor & Francis Cadair

Piotrowicz, R. 2017. The UN Security Council and Human Trafficking. Australian Law Journal 91 Cadair

2016

Piotrowicz, R., Sorrentino, L. 2016. Human Trafficking and the Emergence of the Non-Punishment Principle. Human Rights Law Review 16 (4) pp. 669-699. 10.1093/hrlr/ngw028 Cadair

Piotrowicz, R. 2016 (In press). ASEAN takes on trafficking in human beings. Australian Law Journal 91 Cadair

Piotrowicz, R., Haumer, S. 2016. The Concept of "Protection" under (the influence of) International Humanitarian law. Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict 29 (2) pp. 49-56. Cadair

Piotrowicz, R., Uhl, B.H., Skrivankova, K., Wijers, M. 2016. Implementation of Directive 2011/36/EU from a gender perspective in Germany, Lithuania, Romania, Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK. In A. Scherrer., H. Werner. (eds) Trafficking in Human Beings froma Gender Perspective. Directive 2011/36/EU: European Implementation Assessment. European Parliament, Brussels pp. 115-169. 10.2861/15880 Cadair

Piotrowicz, R., Skrivankova, K., Uhl, B.H., Wijers, M. 2016. The implementation of Directive 2011/36/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2011 on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims, from a gender perspective. European Parliament Cadair

2014

Piotrowicz, R. 2014. Human trafficking and the non-punishment principle. OSCE/Council of Europe High Level Conference: ‘Not for Sale – Joining Forces against Trafficking in Human Beings’. Other Cadair

Piotrowicz, R. 2014. The non-punishment of victims of trafficking. Public Policy Exchange, Symposium – ‘The Next Steps to Eliminate Human Trafficking. Targeting Modern Slavery in the UK’. Other Cadair

Piotrowicz, R.W. 2014. The Smuggling of Migrants and the Trafficking in Persons. In V. Chetail., C. Bauloz. (eds) Research Handbook on Migration and International Law. firstth edn, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham pp. 132-147. Cadair

Piotrowicz, R. 2014. Forcing forced labour onto the agenda. Australian Law Journal 88 pp. 788-795. Cadair

Piotrowicz, R., Healy, C. 2014. Manual for Law Enforcement Authorities on Trafficking for Forced Begging. Romanian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Bucharest Cadair

2013

Piotrowicz, R. 2013. The bigger picture of trafficking in human beings. Anti-Trafficking Day Conference. Other Cadair

Piotrowicz, R. 2013. The European response to human trafficking. Anti-Trafficking Day Conference. Other Cadair

Piotrowicz, R.W. 2013. Policy and legislative recommendations towards the effective implementation of the non-punishment provision with regard to victims of trafficking. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings Other Cadair

Piotrowicz, R.W. 2013. Asylum Seekers, Good Faith and the State. International Journal on Minority and Group Rights 20 (2) pp. 263-278. 10.1163/15718115-02002006 Cadair

2012

Piotrowicz, R., Redpath-Cross, J. 2012. Human Trafficking and Smuggling. In B. Opeskin., R. Perruchoud., J. Redpath-Cross. (eds) Foundations of International Migration Law. Cambridge University Press Cadair

Piotrowicz, R. 2012. States’ Obligations under Human Rights Law towards Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings: Positive Developments in Positive Obligations. International Journal of Refugee Law 24 (2) pp. 181-201. 10.1093/ijrl/ees023 Cadair

2011

Odello, M., Piotrowicz, R. 2011. Legal Regimes Applicable to International Military Missions. In M. Odello., R. Piotrowicz. (eds) International Military Missions and International Law. Brill Cadair

Piotrowicz, R. 2011. I do declare! ICJ declares Kosovo’s declaration of independence not unlawful. Australian Law Journal 85 (3) pp. 138-140. Cadair

Odello, M., Piotrowicz, R. 2011. International Military Missions and International Law. International Humanitarian Law Brill 10.1163/ej.9789004174375.i-308.2 Cadair

Piotrowicz, R. 2011. Drama in the Desert;Libya and the United Nations. Australian Law Journal 85 pp. 204-207. Cadair

Odello, M., Piotrowicz, R. 2011. Legal Regimes Governing International Military Missions. In M. Odello., R. Piotrowicz. (eds) International Military Missions and International Law. International Humanitarian Law Series Brill, Leiden/Boston pp. 25-44. Other Cadair

2010

Piotrowicz, R. 2010. Trafficking and slavery as human rights violations. Australian Law Journal 84 (12) pp. 812-815. Cadair

Piotrowicz, R.W. 2010. Human Security and trafficking of human beings: the myth and the reality. In A. Edwards., C. Ferstman. (eds) Human Security and Non-Citizens. Cambridge University Press pp. 404-418. 10.1017/CBO9780511808371.012 Cadair

2009

Piotrowicz, R. 2009. Happy anniversary! Or is it? 60 years of the Geneva Conventions, 60 years of war crimes. Australian Law Journal 83 (12) pp. 798-800. Cadair

Piotrowicz, R. 2009. Further restrictions on the means and methods of warfare: the ban on cluster munitions. Australian Law Journal 83 (9) pp. 583-587. Cadair

Piotrowicz, R. 2009. Slavery in the 21st century: whose fault is it? Australian Law Journal 83 (8) pp. 516-519. Cadair

Piotrowicz, R. 2009. The Legal Nature of Trafficking in Human Beings. Intercultural Human Rights Law Review 4 pp. 175-203. Cadair

2008

Piotrowicz, R.W. 2008. The UNHCR's Guidelines on Human Trafficking. International Journal of Refugee Law 20 (2) pp. 242-252. 10.1093/ijrl/een013 Cadair

Piotrowicz, R.W. 2008. Make sure you keep the right company: Human Rights Obligations of Commercial Enterprises. Australian Law Journal 82 (7) pp. 440-444. Cadair

Piotrowicz, R.W. 2008. The Independence of Kosovo and Australia's Violation of International Law. Australian Law Journal 82 pp. 236-239. Cadair

2007

Piotrowicz, R. 2007. Trafficking of Human Beings and their Human Rights in the Migration Context. In R. Cholewinski., R. Perruchoud. (eds) International Migration Law. Developing Paradigms and Key Challenges. 1stth edn, T.M.C. Asser Press pp. 275-290. Cadair Other

2005

Blay, S., Piotrowicz, R., Martin Tsamenyi, B. 2005. Public International Law: An Australian Perspective. Secondth edn, Oxford University Press Cadair

Piotrowicz, R. 2005. Victims of People Trafficking and Entitlement to International Protection. Australian Year Book of International Law 24 pp. 159-179. Cadair Other

2004

Piotrowicz, R., van Eck, C. 2004. Subsidiary Protection and Primary Rights. International and Comparative Law Quarterly 53 (1) pp. 107-138. 10.1093/iclq/53.1.107 Cadair

2002

Piotrowicz, R. 2002. European Initiatives in the Protection of Victims of Trafficking who give evidence against their Traffickers. International Journal of Refugee Law 14 (2 and 3) pp. 263-278. 10.1093/ijrl/14.2_and_3.263 Cadair

1997

Piotrowicz, R., Blay, S. 1997. The Unification of Germany in International and Domestic Law. German Monitor, vol. 39 Brill Cadair