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Rafael Oliveira do Prado

International Environmental Law Consultant
Mr. Rafael PRADO is a Brazilian attorney at law (Brazilian Bar Association, OAB) and consultant on International and Comparative Environmental Law. Pro bono consultant and researcher at UNESCO Chair on Sustainability of Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) - Since Feb. 2013. Pro bonoconsultant and researcher at UNESCO Chair on Sustainability of Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) In a multi and interdisciplinary environment of work, I develop tasks as pro bono consultant on International and Comparative Environmental Law, mainly about International Law of Climate Change and Environmental and Urban Law, and fresh water issues; emphasizing green cities/control and residues treatment, water law, as well as historic material patrimony preservation and nature conservation.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Law in a interdisciplinary perspective
  • International and comparative environmental law
  • International Water Law river basins and transboundary waters
  • Human rights urbanism and natural environmental law
  • Law of the Sea use of marine resources
  • International environmental dispute settlement mechanisms
Rafael Oliveira do Prado

UNESCO Chair on Sustainability

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)

EET- Campus Terrassa, Carrer de Colom, 1


Barcelona (SPAIN)

PhD Candidate in International Law and Political Sciences at University of Barcelona (UB) in co-sponsorship with University of São Paulo (USP).
LL.M. in Environmental Law by University "Rovira i Virgili" of Tarragona, Spain
Former Visiting Researcher Fellow at the Department of Public International Law and International Organizations at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.
Alumni (2009 Session) of The Hague Academy of International Law (HAIL),
Former Visiting Researcher Fellow of the International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS).
 Diploma in International and Comparative Environmental Law by The Washington College of Law, American University (WCL-AU), Washington, DC, USA.
Holding a Diploma in International Law by the Inter-American Juridical Committee of the Organization of American States (OAS)
Graduated in Law (LL.B.).
Member of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), International Union for the Nature Conservancy (IUCN) and International League of Environmental Lawyers (LIMAA)
 Complete Curriculum at the National Council of Technological and Scientific Development (CNPq) of the Ministry of Science and Technology of Brazil (MINCT)
UNESCO Chair on Sustainability