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Programme Structure

The course comprises 14 lectures given by Brazilian and international professors coming from different professional and academic backgrounds. The course will be held in hybrid format, therefore, lectures will be given either virtually or in-person.

1 Mar 2023

Course Presentation

Paula Wojcikiewicz Almeida

FGV Direito Rio

8 Mar 2023

How the EU really works?

Olivier Costa

College of Europe

15 Mar 2023

Opening Lecture: International cooperation in the fight against transnational organised crime and international human rights law: an European perspective

Serena Forlati

University of Ferrara

22 Mar 2023

The European Union’s contribution to the upholding and development of international law

Frank Hoffmeister

Brussels School of Governance | European External Action Service

29 Mar 2023

Challenges and Opportunities for Multilateralism: The consequences of the war in Ukraine

Kai Enno Lehmann

University of São Paulo

5 Apr 2023

Litigation of Community Interest before the ICJ: Recent challenges in light of the Gambia v. Myanmar case

Marco Longobardo

University of Westminster

19 Apr 2023

European Union relations with the Middle East: various possible definitions of the Middle East

Monique Sochaczewski Goldfeld

Brazilian Institute of Teaching, Development, and Research

26 Apr 2023

Business and Human Rights: Indigenous Peoples and the Inter-American Human Rights Courts

Salvador Herencia Carrasco

University of Ottawa

3 May 2023

Climate Change Litigation

Monica Feria-Tinta

Twenty Essex

10 May 2023

Populism in Europe and Latin America

Paulina Astroza

Universidad de Concepción

17 May 2023

Conflicting obligations? The participation of EU member states in UN peacekeeping operations under international law

Conor Foley

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

24 May 2023

The clauses for the protection of labour rights and the environment in the European Union's Preferential Trade Agreements : A critical analysis

Daniel Damásio Borges

Universidade Estadual Paulista, UNESP

31 May 2023

EU Green: Pathways on climate governance and green growth

Carolina Boniatti Pavese

São Paulo School of Advertising and Marketing

7 Jun 2023

Migration and Humanitarianism

Jean-Louis de Brouwer

Egmont - The Royal Institute for International Relations

14 Jun 2023

EU decision-making, legitimacy and democratic déficit

Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

14 Jun 2023

Students must submit their final papers. All the papers must be sent until June 14 through ECLASS in .docx format (Word) until 5:30 pm (GMT-3 hours).

Paper Submission

21 Jun 2023

Award of certificates at FGV and by e-mail, based on 75% attendance of classes (from March 1 to June 7) and approval of the final paper.


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