Juris Doctor „summa cum laude” in International Law by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil). Master in International Law approved with distinction by the São Paulo State University (Brazil). Post-Doctoral Researcher in International Law, University of Lisbon (Portugal). Graduate with the class highest grades. Presently teaches Public International Law and Human Rights as an Adjunct Professor at the Federal University of Mato Grosso (Brazil). Coordinator of the Master in Environmental Law Program at the Federal University of Mato Grosso (Brazil). Guest Professor at the post-graduation law courses of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), São Paulo Pontificial Catholic University (PUC-SP) and Londrina State University (UEL), in Brazil. Honorary Professor of the University of Huanuco Law and Political Sciences School (Peru), since 2004. Member of the Brazilian Society of International Law (SBDI) and of the Brazilian Association of Democratic Constitutionalists (ABCD). Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the LFG Preparatory Courses, in São Paulo (Brazil). International legal consultant, lecturer and expert counselor-at-law. Legal coordinador of the magazine Derecho Internacional y Mercosur. (La Ley Publishing, Buenos Aires, Argentina). General-Director of the Legal Amazon Social-Legal-Environmental Studies Journal (FD/UFMT, Brazil). Was consultant at the University of Florida on International Environmental Law, in the Initiative for the Leadership of Amazon Conservation in Brazil Program. Author of several published books mainly in the area of Public International Law and Human Rights, as well as essays published in specialized Brazilian and international law magazines and books.