Francesca Braga Biography

Francesca is a Lawyer specialised in international law and human rights and an International Consultant for NGOs in Southeast Asia in international criminal law, international law, gender, migration, labour law, and criminal responsibility. In 2018, she was the Adviser to the Permanent Mission of the Republic of San Marino to the United Nations in New York.

In 2018, she worked and lived in Bangkok (Thailand), where she analyzed the problem of women’s access to justice in Southeast Asia.

In 2017, she was a Legal Assistant to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and a Research Assistant to the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, Department of Asia Law and Justice (Fordham University, New York).

From 2016 to 2017, she was a Legal Consultant for the Defence Support Section to the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials (Phnom Penh, Cambodia) and also an international human rights lawyer in Europe. After University, she was a Legal Assistant to a Public Prosecutor (Milan, Italy).

Francesca holds a Degree in Law and two Master of Laws (LL.M.), one in International Crime and Justice (United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, 2016) and the other in International Law and Justice (Fordham University School of Law, 2018).

Since 2017, she has written several articles for the Federal Bar Association and Fordham International Law Journal (the US). In 2018, she participated as a Speaker in numerous roundtable discussions and conferences on the rule of law, international human rights, international law and international criminal law: Federal Bar Association Annual Meeting and Convention and International Women’s Day (New York); and Women’s Human Rights Summit (Lisbon).

Since 2015, she has been admitted to the Italian Bar in Milan.

International Lawyer and Legal Adviser

Practice Areas

I apply a multi-disciplinary approach to analyze and address all aspects of human rights violations and crimes. I am specialized in international law, international criminal law and human rights law. I envision a world where people everywhere enjoy their human rights and fundamental freedoms.


The posts are about new perspectives of consideration of grave violations of human rights all around the world. In particular, my opinions are focused on minorities and women’s human rights. Human rights violations and crimes need to be reported to the authority and also people need to be aware about it

The blog is not intended to convey legal advice. I post in my individual capacity, and my opinions do not necessarily reflect the official position of UN or any other organization with I am affiliated.

My Latest Articles

During the past years, I have lived in several countries. (Cambodia, Thailand, the USA, Myanmar, Hong Kong, the Netherlands). These experiences have a huge impact on my professional and personal life.

Most recent Conferences

Since 2015, I have met people and I have experienced different cultures, traditions, and customs. I have developed new ideas and project from all over the world.