Version 3.2_September 2016
Speaker: Susana Borràs
Senior lecturer of Public international law and International Relations, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona-Spain).
She has a LL.M. in Environmental Law in 2004 and a PhD degree on environmental law in 2007. She is a researcher in the Research Group on environmental Law, Immigration and Local Government of the Center of Environmental Law Studies at Universitat Rovira i Virgili (www.cedat.cat). Currently, she coordinates the Master degree Programm on Environmental Law at Universitat Rovira i Virgili. She has been research fellow at Committee on Challenges of Modern Society (NATO/CCMS) in Belgium researching on several environmental law issues and visiting researcher at Max Planck Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, Heidelberg (Germany), at the Center of International Environmental Law (CIEL) in Washington (EUA) and at the Centre de Recherche of The Hague Academy of International Law and International Relations on the Implementation of Environmental Law. Her research, conferences and publications have been focus on the access and benefits sharing derived from the utilization of the genetic resources, the bioprospection, the environmental refugees, the climate change, human rights and environment, the register, evaluation and the authorization of substances and prepared chemists (REACH) and the participation of the local entities in the European Union.