Prof Ryszard Wilson Piotrowicz

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

Prof Ryszard Wilson Piotrowicz

Professor

Department Director of Research

Contact Details

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

Routledge Handbook on Trafficking in Human BeingsPiotrowicz, R. (ed.), Rijken, C. (ed.) & Uhl, B. H. (ed.) 2017 Taylor & Francis. 586 p. (Routledge International Handbooks)
The European Legal Regime on Trafficking in Human BeingsPiotrowicz, R. 2017 Routledge Handbook on Traffciking in Human Beings. Piotrowicz, R., Rijken, C. & Uhl, B. H. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, p. 41-5111 p.
The Non-Punishment Porvision with Regard to Vicitms of Trafficking: a Human Rights ApproachPiotrowicz, R. & Sorrentino, L. 2017 Routledge Handbook on Trafficking in Human Beings. Piotrowicz, R., Rijken, C. & Uhl, B. H. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, p. 171-18414 p.
The UN Security Council and Human TraffickingPiotrowicz, R. 2017 In : Australian Law Journal.91, 7, p. 532-5387 p.
ASEAN takes on trafficking in human beingsPiotrowicz, R. 2017 In : Australian Law Journal.91, 4, p. 284-29512 p.
Human Trafficking and the Emergence of the Non-Punishment PrinciplePiotrowicz, R. & Sorrentino, L. 2016 In : Human Rights Law Review.16, 4, p. 669-69931 p.
The Concept of "Protection" under (the influence of) International Humanitarian lawPiotrowicz, R. & Haumer, S. 2016 In : Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict.29, 2, p. 49-568 p.
Implementation of Directive 2011/36/EU from a gender perspective in Germany, Lithuania, Romania, Sweden, the Netherlands and the UKPiotrowicz, R., Uhl, B. H., Skrivankova, K. & Wijers, M. 2016 Trafficking in Human Beings froma Gender Perspective. Directive 2011/36/EU: European Implementation Assessment. Scherrer, A. & Werner, H. (eds.). Brussels: European Parliament, p. 115-16955 p.
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 perspectivePiotrowicz, R., Skrivankova, K., Uhl, B. H. & Wijers, M. 2016 European Parliament. 50 p.
Human trafficking and the non-punishment principlePiotrowicz, R. 2014
The non-punishment of victims of traffickingPiotrowicz, R. 2014
The Smuggling of Migrants and the Trafficking in PersonsPiotrowicz, R. W. 2014 Research Handbook on Migration and International Law. Chetail, V. & Bauloz, C. (eds.). first ed. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 132-14716 p.
Forcing forced labour onto the agendaPiotrowicz, R. 2014 In : Australian Law Journal.88, p. 788-7958 p.
Manual for Law Enforcement Authorities on Trafficking for Forced BeggingPiotrowicz, R. & Healy, C. 2014 Bucharest: Romanian Ministry of Internal Affairs. 130 p.
The bigger picture of trafficking in human beingsPiotrowicz, R. 2013
The European response to human traffickingPiotrowicz, R. 2013
Policy and legislative recommendations towards the effective implementation of the non-punishment provision with regard to victims of traffickingPiotrowicz, R. W. 2013 Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. 36 p.
Asylum Seekers, Good Faith and the StatePiotrowicz, R. W. 2013 In : International Journal on Minority and Group Rights.20, 2, p. 263-27816 p.
Human Trafficking and SmugglingPiotrowicz, R. & Redpath-Cross, J. 2012 Foundations of International Migration Law. Opeskin, B., Perruchoud, R. & Redpath-Cross, J. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, 20 p.
States’ Obligations under Human Rights Law towards Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings: Positive Developments in Positive ObligationsPiotrowicz, R. 2012 In : International Journal of Refugee Law.24, 2, p. 181-201
Legal Regimes Governing International Military MissionsOdello, M. & Piotrowicz, R. 2011 International Military Missions and International Law. Odello, M. & Piotrowicz, R. (eds.). Leiden/Boston: Brill, p. 25-4420 p. (International Humanitarian Law Series)
Legal Regimes Applicable to International Military MissionsOdello, M. & Piotrowicz, R. 2011 International Military Missions and International Law. Odello, M. & Piotrowicz, R. (eds.). Brill
I do declare! ICJ declares Kosovo’s declaration of independence not unlawfulPiotrowicz, R. 2011 In : Australian Law Journal.85 , 3, p. 138-1403 p.
International Military Missions and International LawOdello, M. (ed.) & Piotrowicz, R. (ed.) 2011 Brill. 332 p. (International Humanitarian Law)
Drama in the Desert;Libya and the United NationsPiotrowicz, R. 2011 In : Australian Law Journal.85, p. 204-2074 p.
Trafficking and slavery as human rights violationsPiotrowicz, R. 2010 In : Australian Law Journal.84 , 12, p. 812-8154 p.
Human Security and trafficking of human beings: the myth and the realityPiotrowicz, R. W. 2010 Human Security and Non-Citizens. Edwards, A. & Ferstman, C. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, p. 404-41815 p.
Happy anniversary! Or is it? 60 years of the Geneva Conventions, 60 years of war crimesPiotrowicz, R. 2009 In : Australian Law Journal.83 , 12, p. 798-8003 p.
Further restrictions on the means and methods of warfare: the ban on cluster munitionsPiotrowicz, R. 2009 In : Australian Law Journal.83 , 9, p. 583-5875 p.
Slavery in the 21st century: whose fault is it?Piotrowicz, R. 2009 In : Australian Law Journal.83, 8, p. 516-5194 p.
The Legal Nature of Trafficking in Human BeingsPiotrowicz, R. 2009 In : Intercultural Human Rights Law Review.4, p. 175-20329 p.
The UNHCR's Guidelines on Human TraffickingPiotrowicz, R. W. 2008 In : International Journal of Refugee Law.20, 2, p. 242-25211 p.
Make sure you keep the right company: Human Rights Obligations of Commercial EnterprisesPiotrowicz, R. W. 2008 In : Australian Law Journal.82, 7, p. 440-4445 p.
The Independence of Kosovo and Australia's Violation of International LawPiotrowicz, R. W. 2008 In : Australian Law Journal.82, p. 236-2394 p.
Trafficking of Human Beings and their Human Rights in the Migration ContextPiotrowicz, R. 2007 International Migration Law. Developing Paradigms and Key Challenges. Cholewinski, R. & Perruchoud, R. (eds.). 1st ed.T.M.C. Asser Press, p. 275-29016 p.
Public International Law: An Australian PerspectiveBlay, S., Piotrowicz, R. & Martin Tsamenyi, B. 2005 Second ed.Oxford University Press. 436 p.
Victims of People Trafficking and Entitlement to International ProtectionPiotrowicz, R. 2005 In : Australian Year Book of International Law.24, p. 159-17921 p.
Subsidiary Protection and Primary RightsPiotrowicz, R. & van Eck, C. 2004 In : International and Comparative Law Quarterly.53, 1, p. 107-13832 p.
European Initiatives in the Protection of Victims of Trafficking who give evidence against their TraffickersPiotrowicz, R. 2002 In : International Journal of Refugee Law.14, 2 and 3, p. 263-27816 p.
The Unification of Germany in International and Domestic LawPiotrowicz, R. & Blay, S. 1997 Brill. 225 p. (German Monitor; vol. 39)