Dr Efthymios Papastavridis

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Dr Efthymios Papastavridis
Position/Fellowship type:
Visiting Fellow
Refugee Law Initiative
Home institution:
University of Thrace; Academy of Athens
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Dr. Efthymios Papastavridis is a Part-Time Lecturer in Public International Law at the University of Thrace and a Research Fellow at the Academy of Athens since 2009; he is also a Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Athens, Faculty of Law. His post-doctoral research is focused on forced migration through the Mediterranean Sea and the responsibility of States under international law. Dr Papastavridis has taught at University College London, Westminster University, University of Athens and he has written extensively on issues concerning the law of the sea, State Responsibility and migration. He has consulted the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs on issues of law of the sea as well as the UN Office on Drugs and Crime on transnational organized crime at sea. In 2012 he was the Director of the Centre for Research Studies of the Hague Academy of International Law (English-speaking section). 

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