Nadia de Araujo

nadia@nadiadearaujo.com

Education

Bachelor of Law from Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (1981)

Masters Degree in Comparative Law from George Washington University (1983)

Doctorate in International Law from Universidade de São Paulo (1996)

 

Professional Experience

Public Prosecutor for the State of Rio de Janeiro (1983-2012)

Invited scholar from the International Law Commission of the Federal Regional School of Magistracy of the 2nd Region (2009)

Delegate from Brazil in negotiations that resulted in The Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance. (2004-2007)

Member of the Study Group on The Hague Convention on International Recovery of Food, in the Ministry of Justice

Member of the Committee to draft the Law on International Legal Cooperation, in the Ministry of Justice (2004).

 

Academic Background

Professor of the summer course of The Hague Academy on Private International Law (June/2010)

Fully tenured member of the Law Faculty at Pontifical Catholic Law

University of Rio de Janeiro (“Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro”) Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro  – Teaches the discipline of "Private International Law" (1985 to date)

Professor of the Post-graduate studies at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, in the area of Theory of State Constitutional Law (1987 to date).

Visiting Professor at the Universidade da Flórida (UF), School of Law (1st sem/2008)

Professor of the Graduate Program on International Law and Economic Integration at the Faculty of Law at the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (1997-2002).

 

Professional Affiliations

Board Member of the International Law Association - ILA Brazil

Board Member of the American Association of Private International Law - ASADIP (2010-2011).

General Secretary of the Brazilian Society of International Law (Sociedade Brasileira de Direito Internacional – SBDI).

Board Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem – CBAr).

Listed member of the National Group of Brazil, as an arbitrator, with the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague, Netherlands.

Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Law of the State (Revista de Direito do Estado – RDE).

Member of the editorial board of Editora Renovar.

Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Private International Law, Hart Publishing

Alternate member Arbiter of the Permanent Court of Revision of Mercosur, Assumption (2004-2010) ()

Listed Arbitrator of Mercosur

Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, based in Paris (2010 to date).

 

Honrors and Awards

Medal of Honor from the Prosecutor’s Office of the State of Rio de Janeiro (2010).

Honorary Diploma of Merit from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (“Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro”).

 

Languages

Fluent in English, French, Italian, and Spanish

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