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Lívia Lemos Falcão de Almeida

Visiting Research Fellow

Lívia Lemos Falcão de Almeida is a lawyer with expertise in human rights and international law. Currently she is employed as a Human Rights Consultant at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), the primary and independent human rights organ of the Organization of American States (OAS). Concurrently, she is pursuing a doctorate in Law, Government, and Public Policy at the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM), focusing on the research topic of the massive human rights violations under the international refugee law. Lívia holds a master’s degree in international law from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). Additionally, she achieved a master’s degree in public law, graduating with honors, from the Federal University of Alagoas (UFAL). Prior experience includes working as a Legal Consultant for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and volunteering at the General Coordination of the National Committee for Refugees (CONARE) in Brazil. Lívia is passionate about advocating for justice, equality, and the protection of human rights on regional and international platforms. She is committed to making a meaningful impact through legal expertise and academic pursuits, with a specific focus on human rights advocacy and refugee studies.