Federica Cittadino

Federica Cittadino

Federica Cittadino

Senior Researcher
Institut für Vergleichende Föderalismusforschung

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Research areas:

- environmental protection in multi-level systems

- climate change

- biodiversity protection

- environmental participation

Dr. Federica Cittadino (PhD in International Studies, University of Trento, 2017) is an expert of biodiversity law, especially in relation with human rights law at the international level. Her research interests are quite broad covering environmental law and governance in multilevel systems, climate change law, environmental participation, and environmental justice. She is the author of several peer-reviewed publications on the abovementioned research topics. On the same issues, she organised conferences and she was invited as speaker in several international conferences. Since September 2020, she is the principal investigator and project leader of a research project, financed by the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, titled ‘Climate change integration in the multilevel governance of Italy and Austria: policy-making and implementation in selected subnational policies.


CV with full list of publications:


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Research Südtirol

5c/2022: Die Berücksichtigung des Klimawandels im governance Mehrebenensystem von Italien und ...

Duration: September 2020 - December 2022Funding:
Provincial P.-L.P. 14. Research projects (Province BZ funding /Project)

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The fight against climate change: a matter for subnational governments!

Federica Cittadino