Sofia Sutera

YOUTH AMBASSADOR FOR THE RIGHT TO PEACE FOR italy

Sofia is a PhD candidate in the International Joint PhD Programme “Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance” hosted by the Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca” at the University of Padova. She has always been passionate about International Law and International Relations and her research focuses on Human Rights, International Peace and Security and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. She obtained her Master’s degree in Law from the University of Padova, where she graduated with a thesis on the criminalisation of forced marriage in Italy, Belgium and the United Kingdom. She then earned her Master’s degree in political science in the “Global Politics and Societal Change” programme at the University of Malmö, Sweden, where she examined the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the Swedish armed forces, a topic which she decided to analyse further during her current PhD studies, comparing the implementation of this agenda in the Swedish and Italian context.