Sustainable development and international anti-corruption law

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course, that will be introduced by a brief overview on the main the socio-economic consequences of corruption in the light of some significant cases, will be articulated in two main parts.
Through the analysis of the topics described, the Course aims at assessing the impact of corruption on economic development; examining international anti-corruption law and its relations with the international framework on sustainable development; assessing potentiality and limitations of international law as a means to ensure accountability for economic crimes; exploring the potentiality of the recent developments of international anti-corruption law.
Expected learning outcomes
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
- Understand and evaluate critically legal issues regarding the fight against corruption and the relationship between them and sustainable development;
- Interpret international anti-corruption law in the light of the international legal framework on sustainable development;
- Have acquired communication skills (written and oral) as regards the issues dealt with in the course and use them also to argue with logical and legal thoroughness and propriety of legal language.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
First semester
IUS/13 - INTERNATIONAL LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours