International Human Rights Law / Economic, Social and Cultural Rights / Right to Food / Food Sustainability / Traditional Local Communities / Human Rights and the Environment / Indigenous Peoples’ and Minority Rights
Adriana Bessa is a Research Fellow at the Geneva Academy.
Her research areas include the rights of traditional local communities, the draft declaration on the rights of peasants, and the right to food and sustainability. She is a member of the Project on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, organizer of the training course on Human Rights and the Environment and co-organizer of the on the Rights of Peasants training course.
Dr Bessa also teaches International Human Rights Law at Lille Catholic University and Biodiversity Law at the University of Alicante.
She holds a PhD in Public International Law from the European University Institute, Florence. Her doctoral thesis addressed the status and rights of traditional local communities in international law, with a particular focus on international environmental, human rights and cultural heritage law.
This six-year project aims to provide evidence-based knowledge for the formulation and promotion of innovative strategies and policy options that improve food sustainability.
This project aims to support efforts to strengthen the promotion and protection of the rights of peasants, and in particular to provide expert support to the negotiations taking place at the Human Rights Council.
This training course provides participants with a deep understanding of the international legal framework for the protection of human rights (HR) and the environment as well as in-depth knowledge of how to promote environmental protection through existing HR mechanisms.
This training course provides participants with an in-depth examination of the complex relationship between human rights and land grabbing.
Liaison Énergie-Francophonie, Issue 101, pp. 49-53.
Review of European Community and International Environmental Law (RECIEL), Vol 24, Issue 3, pp. 330-340
Revista Aranzadi de Derecho Ambiental, Issue 27, pp. 61-88.
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