JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Human Rights Conference

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John Cabot University Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science Silvia Scarpa traveled to Bled (Slovenia) to take part in the Globalization and Transnational Human Rights Obligations (GLOTHRO) Workshop on the Direct Human Rights Obligations of Corporations, held from January 17th to 19th.

During the Workshop Professor Scarpa presented her work on the topic “Direct Obligations of Multinational Corporations in the Worst Forms of Child Labor in Cocoa Plantations.”

Professor Scarpa teaches Human Rights, Contemporary Slavery and Human Trafficking, International Law, and International Migration at John Cabot University. She holds a Laurea cum laude in Political Science (LUISS Guido Carli University), a Master in International Protection of Human Rights (Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”) and a Dottorato di Ricerca cum laude in Political Science – Human Rights (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna).

She is the author of the books International Human Rights Standards for law Enforcement Authorities (UniversItalia, 2012) and Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery (Oxford University Press, 2008).