Pau de Vilchez Moragues is a Visiting Lecturer, as well as a PhD Candidate, at the Department of International Public Law of the University of the Balearic Islands, in Spain.
After completing his Master’s degree in Law at the University of Salamanca, spending also one year at the Faculty of Law of the University of Bologna (Italy), Pau completed a Master’s degree in International Relations and Development at Science-Po Paris (France). Before joining back the academic world in 2010, he has had a professional parcours dealing mostly with Human Rights, International Humanitarian Law, Refugees and Development projects in several countries in Europe, Western Africa and the Middle East. Thus, he has worked for the UNHCR in Cairo (Egypt), for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague (The Netherlands), and with several NGOs in Ivory Coast and Niger. From 2008 until 2011, he was a Development officer for the Agency of International Cooperation of the Government of the Balearic Islands, in charge of the Mediterranean basin, hence dealing with projects in Morocco, Algeria, the Saharawi Camps, and Palestine. In 2010, Pau joined the University of the Balearic Islands as a lecturer of International Public Law. In 2013 he started his PhD on International Environmental Law, and has been combining both activities since then.
His current research focuses on climate change domestic litigation as well as international environmental principles and obligations, taking also a comparative law perspective.