Marzia Marastoni is a PhD candidate in International Law at the Graduate Institute of Geneva. She currently works as Teaching Assistant in Legal and Political Theories at the University of Geneva and as Human Rights Advisor at the Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the UN in Geneva. Among others, her research focuses on human rights law, international humanitarian law, and international law in times of crisis. In 2021 she published Covid-19 and Human Rights Law: A Legal and Philosophical Approach, and in 2022 she published Human needs or Human wants? The Impact of crises and catastrophes on Human Rights.
Marzia holds a Bachelor Degree in Philosophy from Cà Foscari University in Venice and a Master Degree in Political, Legal, and Economic Philosophy at the University of Bern. In Italy, she has been locally, regionally, and nationally involved in politics. She is also on LinkedIn.