Marlene  Payva

Marlene Payva

Visiting Research Fellow

Marlene Payva is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Geneva Academy. She is conducting her doctoral research at the School of Law and Social Justice, University of Liverpool.

Marlene’s research is multidisciplinary in essence. It includes public international law, international human rights law, environmental law, climate change law and sustainable development. Particularly, her research explores the avenues and challenges that climate change presents for the evolution of human rights law, such as the accountability of corporations for human rights’ harms resulting from climate change.

She holds an LLM of Advanced Studies in Public International Law (with specialization in justice and development) from the University of Leiden, an MSc in International Relations from the Barcelona Institute of International Studies, University of Barcelona, and an MA in Law from San Martin de Porres University, Peru. She is also a member of the Bar Association of Lima.

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