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Isabela Schrotke


Isabela Schrotke was born in 1994, in São Paulo, Brazil, although she was raised in Rio de Janeiro.

She has a Bachelor Law Degree from Pontifical University Catholic of Rio de Janeiro, discussed her final thesis focused on regulatory and public law. During college, she worked at the Public Defender’s Office and serving clients in vulnerable situations, and in the University Office she worked with pro bono lawyering in Family Law, dealing with women in situations of domestic violence. On the academic side, she also acted as a Public International Law Teacher Assistant, researching for the Professor.

After the conclusion of her LL.B, she has passed in a temporary public contest to work at the Attorney's General Office of Rio de Janeiro, where she assisted the Attorney's General during her Post-Graduation program in Public Law. Then, she started working for a british firm called Pogust Goodhead, dealing with the greatest environmental litigations of the world, disasters that happened in Brazil, such as Mariana and Brumadinho.

She is now a Volunteer Legal Researcher at Fundação Getúlio Vargas São Paulo Law School, where she is creating a protocol for Access to Justice in cases of environmental disasters. Also, she is attending the specialization course in Fundação Getúlio Vargas Rio de Janeiro, named Rio School on Global Governance, Democracy and Human Rights, an activity of the FGV Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, with the support of the European Union Erasmus+ Programme.

She has as her passions human rights, migration issues and public international law. She sees room in these issues for multilateralism and full dialogue and understanding between people.

Areas of expertise:

• Public International Law
• Human Rights Law

Isabela Schrotke


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