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RODRIGO FERNANDES MORE

 

Date and place of birth: 5 February 1973, São Paulo, Brazil

Languages: English and Spanish with good knowledge of French

 

Professional experience

 

Current - Juridical

  • Conciliator (Annex V), arbitrator (Annex VII) and expert (Annex VIII) to the provisions of Part XV of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

  • Legal Counselor to the Brazilian Continental Shelf Survey Plan and to the Delegation to the meetings of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

  • Full partner, consultant and lawyer in the fields of shipping, maritime law, law of the sea and negotiations, More Law Firm and others (since 1992)

  • Director and Project Coordinator in the fields of shipping (maritime and inland waterways navigation), logistics, infrastructure and surveys, Mare Brasilis Consultancy

  • Member and Blue Economy Work Group coordinator, Superior Council on environment, Federation of Industries of the State of Sao Paulo

 

Current - Academic

  • Adjunct Professor on the Law of the Sea, Fishing Regulations and Law applied to marine bio-prospection, Department of Sciences of the Sea, Institute of the Sea, Federal University of Sao Paulo

  • Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Centre of Studies of the Oceanic Space, Federal University of Sao Paulo

  • Collaborating professor, Post-Graduate Program in Maritime Studies, Naval War College, Brazilian Navy

  • Instructor on the Law of Armed Conflicts and Defense Diplomacy, Superior School of War, Ministry of Defense, Brazil

 

Previous

  • Professor on International Law and Law of the Sea, City of Sao Paulo University (1998-2001)

  • Consultant, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Mercosul, Ministry of Health (2000)

  • Professor on International Law and Political Science, Santa Marcelina Faculty, International Relations Course (2002-2006)

  • Professor of International Law and International Health Law, Collaborating Centre in Sanitary Surveillance, University of Sao Paulo (2006);

  • Professor on Negotiations, Economic Research and Studies Foundation, University of Sao Paulo (2007)

  • Professor on Maritime Law, Law of International Business, International Trade law and Negotiation, International Institute of Social Sciences (2005-2011)

  • Member of the Work Group on Port Environmental Law, Sao Paulo Federation of Industries (2012-2015)

  • Pro bono legal adviser for issues related to international children abduction (1980 Hague Convention). I also dealt with the negotiations and writing of “Maria da Penha Law” for prevention, punishment and eradication of violence against women in Brazil, Special Secretariat (Ministry) for Policies for Women (2003-2011)

  • Senior Legal Advisor and Project Legal Advisor in shipping, logistics (maritime and railway) and infrastructure in the Laboratory of Logistics and Transportation, Foundation of Engineering, Federal University of Santa (2010-2012)

  • Full professor on Law of the Sea and International Law (doctorate level), Post-Graduate Program in International Law, Catholic University of Santos (2007-2014)

  • Director and Project Coordinator, Institute of Maritime Studies (2008-2014)

  • Project consultant in shipping, logistics, infrastructure and Defense (military), Barral, M. Jorge and Associates (2011-2013)

  • Member, Special Commission on Regulatory Law, Federal Board of the Brazilian Bar Association (2013-2015)

  • Personal Assistant to Judge (in memoriam) Vicente Marotta Rangel at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (2015)

 

Formal Education

  • Bachelor in Law, University of São Paulo, Brazil, 1997

  • Master in International Law (with distinction), University of São Paulo, Brazil, 2002

  • Ph.D in International Law (with distinction), University of São Paulo, Brazil, 2005

 

Complementary Education

  • Yeosu Academy on the Law of the Sea, Korea Maritime Institute, Republic of Korea, 2015

  • Summer Academy on the Continental Shelf, University of the Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands, 2014

  • Brazilian Continental Shelf Survey Project, Geophysical Brazilian Society, Brazil, 2013

  • Democracia y Libertad en Derecho Internacional, Hague Academy of International Law, External Programme, Peru, 2005

  • Weapons Collection, UNIDIR, Switzerland, 2004

  • A Revisão do Tratado da União Européia e Experiências Comparadas, University of Coimbra, Portugal, 1996

 

Professional Membership and Awards

  • Member, Brazilian Bar Association (since 1998)

  • Vice-president, Brazilian Society of International Environmental Law (since 1999)

  • Researcher, Centre of African Studies, University of São Paulo (1993-2002)

  • Fellow, Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship (since 2003)

  • Chevalier, Order of the Naval Merit, Brazil (since 2013)

  • Member, International Law Association, Brazilian Branch (since 2014)

  • Honorary Hydrographer, Brazilian Navy (since 2017)

 

Recent Publications

Author and editor of 5 books and more than 40 articles on the law of the sea, environmental law, and international law. Lecturer of more than 135 presentations, technical works, and interviews.

 

Books

  • Prospects of Evolution of the Law of the Sea, Environmental Law and the Practice of ITLOS. New Challenges and Emerging Regimes. Essays in honor of Judge Vicente Marotta Rangel. Edited by Tafsir Ndiaye and Rodrigo More, 2018

  • (The Rio Grande Rise: obligations and responsibilities) Elevação do Rio Grande: obrigações e responsabilidades. Co-autoria com Claudia Maria Rezende de Souza. Alemanha: Novas Edições Acadêmicas, 2015

  • (Coastal zone environmental challenges) Desafios ambientais da Zona Costeira. Editors: Rodrigo Fernandes More, Alcindo Gonçalves e Maria Luiza Granziera. 1st ed. São Paulo: Essential Idea Publishing, 2014

  • (Blue Amazon: policy, strategy and law for Brazil’s ocean) Amazônia Azul : política, estratégia e direito para o Oceano do Brasil. Edited with Ilques Barbosa Junior. 1st ed. Rio de Janeiro: SaG Serv FEMAR, 2012

  • (International Disarmament Law: the State, UN and Peace) Direito Internacional do Desarmamento: o Estado, a ONU e a Paz. 1. ed. São Paulo: Lex, 2007

 

Articles

2018

  • (Capacity building and transfer of marine technology: contribution and measures for implementation in BBNJ negotiations) Capacitação e transferência de tecnologia marinha: contribuição e medidas em concreto para sua realização nas negociações de BBNJ. In: Virginie Tassin; André Toledo. Belo Horizonte: De Plácido, 2018

 

2017

  • Legal, political and strategic aspects of the submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf. In: Fernando Rei; Maria Luiza Granziera. Santos: Editora Universitária Leopoldianum, 2017

 

2016

  • (Resources of the Sea: the legal regime of oil (production) sharing agreement) Recursos do mar: o regime jurídico de partilha do pré-sal. In: Alcindo Gonçalves, Gilberto M. A. Rodrigues. Santos: Editora Universitária Leopoldianum, 2016

  • (The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf and the challenges of the legal order of the oceans) A Comissão de Limites da Plataforma Continental e os desafios da ordem legal dos oceanos. A ONU aos 70: contribuições, desafios e perspectivas. Boa Vista: Editora UFRR, 2016

  • (Government agreements on port operation) Contratos Administrativos que possibilitam a exploração dos Portos. In: Portos e Comércio Exterior. Eduardo Mario Dias; Maria Lidia Rebello Pinho Dias Scoton. São Paulo: FGV Editora, 2016

 

2015

  • (The regime on regulation, protection and prevention of pollution of the marine environment in the Law of the Sea Convention) O Regime de Regulação, Proteção e Prevenção da Poluição do Meio Marinho na Convenção do Direito do Mar. In: GRANZIERA, Maria Luiza M.; REI, Fernando (Org.). Direito Ambiental Internacional: avanços e retrocessos. 40 Anos de Conferências das Nações Unidas. São Paulo: Atlas, 2015

 

2014

  • Considerations regarding recommendations of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf on the Amazon fan. Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional, 2014

  • (Legal Regime for seabed exploitation of the Brazilian continental shelf: considerations to an already present future) Um regime de exploração do solo e subsolo da plataforma continental brasileira: reflexões para um futuro já presente. In: PEREIRA, Antonio Celso Alves; BEIRÃO, André Panno. (Org.). Reflexões sobre a Convenção do Direito do Mar. Coautoria com Renata Batista Zanin. 1 st ed.Brasília: FUNAG, 2014

  • (Management of the coastal zone under the obligation of protection and preservation of marine environment in the Law of the Sea Convention) A gestão da zona costeira sob a ótica da obrigação de proteção e preservação do meio marinho na Convenção de Direito do Mar. In: MORE, Rodrigo Fernandes, GRANZIERA, Maria Luiza Machado; GONÇALVES, Alcindo. (Org.). Desafios ambientais da Zona Costeira. Coautoria com André Panno Beirão. 1st ed.São Paulo: Essential Idea Publishing, 2014

 

2013

  • (The legal regime of the sea: regulation of waters and continental shelf in Brazil) O regime jurídico do mar: a regulação das águas e plataforma continental no Brasil. Revista da Escola de Guerra Naval, 2013

  • (Torrey Canyon, Exxon-Valdez and Deepwater Horizon-Gulf of Mexico: environmental law and mega-accidents in the risk society) Torrey Canyon, Exxon-Valdez e Deepwater Horizon-Golfo do Mexico: direito ambiental e os mega-acidentes na sociedade de risco. In: CORTEZ, Ramón Antonio Castro. (Org.). Contingencias de Derecho Maritimo. Em coautoria com Fernando C. F .Rei. 1st ed.Caracas: Legis, 2013

 

2012

  • (When kangaroos would fly: Brazilian unilateral declaration on the right of research beyond the limits of the continental shelf – 2010) Quando cangurus voarem: a declaração unilateral brasileira sobre direito de pesquisa além dos limites da plataforma continental - 2010. Revista de Direito Internacional, 2012

  • (International Environmental Law and mega-accidents of marine pollution) Direito Internacional do Meio Ambiente e os Mega- Acidentes de Poluição do Mar. In: GONÇALVES, Alcindo Gonçalves; GRANZIERA, Maria Luiza M. (Org.). Petróleo, Gás e Meio Ambiente. Em coautoria com Fernando C. F .Rei. 1st ed. Santos: Editora Universitária Leopoldianum, 2012

  • (The 30 years of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: challenges and points for reflection for Brazil) Os 30 anos da Convenção das Nações Unidas sobre direito do mar: desafios e elementos de reflexão para o Brasil. In: MORE, Rodrigo; BARBOSA JUNIOR, Ilques. (Org.). Amazônia Azul : política, estratégia e direito para o Oceano do Brasil. Em coautoria com Fernando C. F .Rei. 1st ed.Rio de Janeiro: SaG Serv FEMAR, 2012

  • (Considerations on the development of Brazilian ocean-politics thought) Reflexões sobre a formação de um pensamento oceanopolítico brasileiro. In: MORE, Rodrigo; BARBOSA JUNIOR, Ilques. (Org.). Amazônia Azul : política, estratégia e direito para o Oceano do Brasil. 1ed.Rio de Janeiro: SaG Serv FEMAR, 2012

 

2011

  • (Ocean-politics perspective on the extension of the continental shelf: the 2010 Brazilian declaration)  Perspectiva oceanopolitica sobre la extensión de la plataforma continental: la declaración unilateral brasilera de 2010. In: PARÉS, Gustavo Adolfo Omaña. (Org.). X Años de Legislación Acuática Venezoelana. 1ed.: Caracas, 2011

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