Global Fellows from Practice & Government
Academic Year 2007-2008
Ms. Adrianna Opromolla
Global Fellow from Government
Ms. Opromolla is currently employed as Social Policy Officer at Caritas Europa. However, her professional experiences also include serving as a lawyer at both the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance and the European Court of Human Rights. In addition, she has worked on the Advisory Panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion and Beliefs (assisting the Italian Director) and has served as the delegated expert for the Holy See in the Ad Hoc Committee on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings of the Council of Europe drafting the Convention on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings. Ms. Opromolla’s proposal entitled "Enhancing Labour Rights in a Globalized World: Finding Solutions through a Comparative Transatlantic Perspective" will examine the impact of global trade on human rights, in particular of the WTO rules on Labor law and social standards. Within this context, Ms. Opromolla intends to carry out comparative research between the different legal arguments defended by the EU and the US. Ms. Opromolla holds an LL.M. from the University of Geneva and recently began her Ph.D. studies at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium. During her residency, Ms. Opromolla will be affiliated with the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice.