Matteo Russo is an international legal researcher at the Centre for African Justice, Peace and Human Rights in The Hague. At the moment, he is working on the issue of sexual violence against male gender in conflict situations. He collaborates with online magazines writing articles on counter-terrorism strategies under a cross-sectoral perspective.
Before, he worked for public and private institutes producing reports on “Asymmetric warfare” and “information society”.
Matteo Russo graduated at the University of Bologna with a master-thesis about foreign terrorist fighters. Subsequently, he obtained an LLM in Transnational Crime and Justice at UPEACE & UNICRI (United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute). His main areas of expertise are Counter-Terrorism, International Law and International Humanitarian Law.