Francesco Sindico is a Ph.D candidate in Law at the Universitat Jaume I in Castellón de la Plana , Spain . His doctoral thesis explores the relationship between international trade and the international law regime relating to climate change, within the context of the current debate on fragmentation in public international law. His past and current research has focused on issues in addition to those present in his thesis, including the linkage between climate change and international security, water and international economic law, and biosafety and trade. He has published in a number of journals, including the Leiden Journal of International Law , the Review of European Community and International Environmental Law and the New Zealand Journal of Environmental Law .

He is a former EC Marie Curie Fellow at the Institute for Environmental Studies of the Free University of Amsterdam and he currently is the Secretary of the Bancaja Euromediterranean Courses of International Law ( and is a member of the editorial board of the Revista Electrónica de Estudios Internacionales (