Carmen Pérez



Carmen Pérez is an associate professor of Public International Law at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). She has written extensively in the area of International and EU sports law, anti-doping and the protection of athletes’ fundamental rights. Between 2005 and 2014 Carmen Pérez served as Member of the Spanish Committee on Sport Discipline (Spanish Sports Council). Since August 2018, she is the President of the Disciplinary Committee of the Royal Spanish Football Association. Between September 2015 and July 2016, she served as Member of the High-Level Group on Sport Diplomacy of the European Commission. She is the Chair Holder of the UNESCO Chair ELIS (Education Linkage through International Sports) established in 2021 at UC3M.

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Ahead of the game? Sporting sanctions against Russia following the invasion of Ukraine

“I am always amazed when I hear people saying that sport creates goodwill between the nations, and that if only the common peoples of the world could meet one another at football or cricket, they would have no inclination to meet on the battlefield” George Orwell, The Sporting Spirit (1945) Almost immediately after the invasion of…

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