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Amanda Cabrejo le Roux

Amanda Cabrejo le Roux is an Associate Legal Officer at UN Environment focusing on environmental crimes and environmental rights and other developments of international environmental law. She is also a Doctoral candidate at the Sorbonne Law School (Paris, France). Her main research interests include International, Transnational and Comparative Criminal Law, Human Rights and fair trial standards.

In the part years, Amanda has been a visiting academic at the Centre of Criminology of the University of Cape Town and a legal consultant focussing on environmental crime and transnational organized crime. She is the lead author of a report entitled: “Tightening the Net: Toward a Global Legal Framework on Transnational Organized Environmental Crime” (published in April 2015 by WWF and the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime).

Amanda holds Bachelor’s Degrees in History and Anthropology and Master's Degrees in Spanish Law (Universidad Complutense), French Law and Comparative Criminal Law (Sorbonne Law School) and an LL.M. in International Criminal Law (University of Amsterdam/Columbia Law School).


  • 2011–2016
    PhD Candidate, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne