Prof. Federico Casolari is an Associate Professor of European Union Law and a member of the International Research Centre on European Law at the University of Bologna, Italy. He teaches EU Law and Global and Supranational Law. In 2015, he was elected as a member of the Executive Council of the Italian Society of International and European Union Law for the period 2015-2018. Federico’s research interests include the relationship between European Union Law and International Law, external relations of the European Union, the general principles of EU Law, and International and European Disaster Response Laws. At the China-EU School of Law, he teaches the External Relations/Common Commercial Policy course.