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IRC/MSCA CAROLINE Fellow, University College Cork (UCC)

Dr Natoli is an Irish Research Council/Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action CAROLINE Fellow at the School of Law of the University College Cork (UCC). He has been seconded as a researcher to the Disaster Law Programme in the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) headquarters in Geneva for one year (2019-2020). He has an EU funded two-year research project entitled ‘Leave No One Behind: Developing Climate-Smart/Disaster Risk Management Laws that Protect People in Vulnerable Situations for a Comprehensive Implementation of the UN Agenda 2030’. 

He is Head of the Editorial Committee of the ‘Yearbook of International Disaster Law’ (Brill). He has been adjunct Professor of International Economic Law at Roma Tre University and Research fellow in International Law (2015-2018) at the same institution. He was member of the teaching staff of a Jean Monnet Module on International and European Disaster Law (2016-2019) and coordinator of the International Humanitarian Law Legal Clinic. He has also been lecturer of summer courses on International Disaster law organised in cooperation with the International Institute of Humanitarian Law and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and of training courses on international disaster response law for the Italian Red Cross.

He holds a PhD in International Law and Human Rights from the Sapienza University of Rome.

Dr Natoli will contribute to the intensive course by offering a session within the intensive course on the role of Non-State Humanitarian Actors (NGOs, IFRC) in post-disaster settings.


Selected Publications

T NatoliUnus Pro Omnibus, Omnes Pro UnoRegionalization and Sub-Regionalization of Disaster Management Between Sovereignty and Solidarity, International Organizations Law Review (2021)

T Natoli, Integrating CCA and DRR laws and policies towards a climate-resilient development: lessons from The Commonwealth of Dominica, IFRC | UCC (2021)
T Natoli, Chapter 6: Creating the enabling environment for climate and disaster risk governance: what policy and regulatory frameworks do we need to make this work?, IFRC World Disasters Report (2020) 
T Natoli, Addressing specific vulnerabilities in CCA-DRR law and policies integration: lessons from the Philippines, IFRC | UCC, Geneva, 2020.
T Natoli, Literature review on aligning climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR), IFRC | UCC, Geneva, 2019.

T Natoli, Non-state humanitarian actors and human rights in disaster scenarios: normative role, standard setting and accountability, in E. Sommario, G. Bartolini, F. Casolari, F. Zorzi (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Human Rights and Disasters, Routledge (2018)

T Natoli, G Bartolini, Disaster Risk Reduction: An International Law Perspective, in Questions of International Law(2018)

T Natoli, G Bartolini, A Riccardi, Report of the Expert Meeting on the ILC’s Draft Articles on the Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters, IDL Working Papers 3 (2015)