Ferraço, André

Senior Research Assistant

Selected Publications
  • André Ferraço
    UNU-FLORES, Ammonstrasse 74, Dresden, 01067, Germany

    Research Interests

    • Climate Change and Human rights
    • environmental regulation
    • Integrated water resources management
    • International environmental law and governance


    • Master's degree, Law, University of Brasília, Brazil (2019)
    • Bachelor's degree, Vitória Law School, Brazil (2016)


    • Legal Advisor, First Regional Federal Court of Brazil, TRF1
    • Voluntary Lecturer of International Public Law and Environmental Disasters Law, University of Brasília
    • Research Fellow, Natural Resources Law and Sustainable Development Research Group, University of Brasília

    Biographical Statement

    André Ferraço is a Senior Research Assistant at UNU-FLORES for the research project “Plastic Pollution in the Environment and Nexus Governance Solutions for Regulating the Single Use of Plastic”. He was previously visiting researcher at UNU-FLORES.

    He is a voluntary Professor of Law at the University of Brasilia – UnB, where he is a PhD candidate. André is also a research fellow in the Study Group on Law, Natural Resources and Sustainability at the University of Brasilia and legal advisor at the First Regional Federal Court of Brazil.

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  • Articles

    • André A. G. Ferraço and Gabriela G. B. L. Moraes. 2021. “The sectorization in the water resources management as a structural hurdle for Sustainable Development”. Revista Veredas do Direito 18 (40): 219-251. https://doi.org/10.18623/rvd.v18i40.1827
    • André A. G. Ferraço and Naomy C. Takara. 2021. “The legal typology of environmental integration as a normative element for the sustainable use of marine resources”. Direito, Estado e Sociedade. https://doi.org/10.17808/des.0.1439
    • André A. G. Ferraço and Gabriela G. B. L. Moraes. 2021. “The legal nature of water granting before the conflicts by multiple uses of water resources”. NOMOS 40 (02): 79-99. http://periodicos.ufc.br/nomos/article/view/60546
    • André A. G. Ferraço and Gabriela G. B. L. Moraes. 2020. “Water provision as an essential public service in Brazil: legal liability challenges in the São Paulo water crisis (2014-2016)”. Revista Catalana de Dret Ambiental 11(2): 1-43. https://doi.org/10.17345/rcda2869
    • André A. G. Ferraço. 2020. “The democratic deficit of regulation in the shared management mechanisms of the Brazilian National Water Resources Policy”. Revista da Faculdade Mineira de Direito 23 (45): 275-300. https://doi.org/10.5752/P.2318-7999.2020v23n45p275-300
    • André A. G. Ferraço and Gabriela G. B. L. Moraes. 2018. “The scientific and instrumental approach of the Nexus Water-Food-Energy as a method for the construction of an integrated environmental policy in the management of water resources”. Revista Videre 10 (19): 53-68. https://doi.org/10.30612/videre.v10i19.7007
    • André A. G. Ferraço and Gabriela G. B. L. Moraes. 2018. “The Law and the application of the Water-Food-Energy nexus: old assumptions and new approaches in the management of water resources”. NOMOS 38 (2): 563-583. http://www.periodicos.ufc.br/nomos/article/view/32965


    • Gabriela G. B. L. Moraes, Talita P. F. Montezuma, and André A. G. Ferraço. 2021. Water Law Studies: Legal and Social Challenges and Climate Aggravates. Rio de Janeiro: Lumen Juris.