Mara Tignino is Reader at the Faculty of Law and the Institute for Environmental Sciences at the University of Geneva and Lead Legal Specialist of the Platform for International Water Law at the Geneva Water Hub. She teaches courses in international environmental law and international water law. At the Geneva Water Hub, she leads the online course in "International Water Law and the Law of Transboundary Aquifers" in partnership with DiploFoundation and the MOOC in "Droit international de l’eau douce".
Ms. Tignino has been Visiting Professor at Renmin University of China (2017), the University of Barcelona (2014-2016), the Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS) (2013) and the Catholic University of Lille (2010-2012). She was also a Visiting Scholar at the George Washington University Law School in Washington D.C. Ms. Tignino acts as an expert and legal adviser for States and international organisations (Inter-American Development Bank, UNITAR, UNEP, UNDP, and OSCE).