Dr. Belén Olmos Giupponi holds a PhD in Law, an LLM in Human Rights (University Carlos III) and a MA in International Relations. Author and editor of various books: Human rights and regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean (2006), New Perspectives of Democratic Principle in America (2007), The Law of MERCOSUR/Edited with M. Franca Filho and L. Lixinski (Hart, 2010) and Climate change, human rights and the environment (2011).
She has also published fifteen articles in peer-reviewed science journals.Her research has been featured in journals in economic integration and cooperation, human rights and environmental law. She was a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow at the European University Institute (2007/2009) and, previously, a Research Fellow at the Istituto di Studi Giuridici Internazionali (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) in Rome in 2006 and at the Centre de Recherche sur les Identités Nationales et l'Interculturalité (CRINI) of the University of Nantes - France- in 2005.
Her research interests are: Environmental Law - International Economic Law - Human Rights - EU Law