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Dr Gilles Giacca


Legal Advisor at the Arms Unit of the International Committee of the Red Cross

Dr Gilles Giacca is Legal Adviser in the Arms Unit of the ICRC's Legal Division.  He previously worked as a Research Fellow at the Law Faculty of Oxford University and Co-ordinator of the Human Rights programme. Dr Giacca has advised States, international organizations and NGOs on matters of international law, including arms trade.

His most recent publications include Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Armed Conflict (OUP, 2014) and The Arms Trade Treaty: A Commentary (OUP, 2016). At the ICRC, Dr Giacca covers questions relating to arms trade, new technology in warfare and legal reviews of weapons.