Roberta Ruggiero


Roberta Ruggiero holds a MA in law, a MA in human rights and democratization from the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization (EIUC), and a PhD in children’s rights promotion and protection awarded by the University of Molise.

She is a senior research and teaching associate at the University of Geneva’s Centre for Children’s Rights Studies(CCRS). She is also the Academic Coordinator of the Children’s Rights European Academic Network (CREAN).

Formerly, she was the scientific coordinator of the European Network of National Observatories on Childhood (ChildONEurope) based at the Instituto degli Innocenti (2008-2013). She was also a senior lecturer at the University of Padua, and an external professor of children’s rights at the University of Molise.