Daniele Galvão de Sousa Santos

PhD candidate in Law at the University of Coimbra, with thesis in progress on “Indicators for the effectiveness of Environmental Law and the protection of environmentally displaced persons”, under the guidance of Professor Dr. Alexandra Aragão. Master’s Degree in Agro-environmental Law from the Federal University of Mato Grosso (Brazil, 2016), with dissertation published as a book by Lumen Juris Publisher (Rio de Janeiro, 2019) entitled “Constituição, meio ambiente e colisão de direitos fundamentais: debates sobre um núcleo não ponderável” (Constitution, environment, and collision of fundamental rights: debates about a non-weightable core). Postgraduated in Human Rights (Brazil, 2018). Bachelor of Law from the Law School of the Federal University of Mato Grosso (Brazil, 2013). Researcher in the Portugal team in the Legal Indicators for environmental law effectiveness (INDIJEN) project. Researcher in the Research Group Jus-Clima (UFMT, Brazil) and in the Research Group on Environment and Climate Change of the Luso-Brazilian Studies Nucleus at University of Lisbon. Member of the Latin American Climate Lawyers Initiative for Mobilizing Action (LACLIMA). Climate Reality Leader in Portugal. Currently, she is a Legal Analyst at the Center for Climate Crime Analysis (CCCA). Her main areas of research interest are: climate change, ecological constitutionalism, governance for nature, international environmental law, environmental migration, environmental human rights, climate litigation, transnational environmental crimes.

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