Francesca Graziani was born on 31 May 1973, she is a professor of International Law at the Second University of Naples within the Deparment of Political Science “Jean Monnet”. From 2011 to 2015 she was Italian Delegate in the “Finance Committee” of the the International Seabed Authority (ISA). Component of the Task Force for Afghanistan’s legal system reconstruction established by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from November 2001 to April 2003. Member of the Italian Delegation to the UN Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the establishment of the International Criminal Court (Rome, June-July 1998).
Since 1997 she has been legal expert to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (Service for Legal Affairs, Diplomatic Disputes and International Agreements). She is also teaching international law as well as law of the European Union in various post-graduate schools, including the SIOI in Rome. Prof. Graziani is also very active in advising on European and international litigation cases. In December 2012 she was knighted with the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic for her advisory services to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1997.
Her page in the website of the Second University of Naples “Luigi Vanvitelli”