Henrique Choer Moraes


Henrique Choer Moraes (@choermoraes) is a diplomat with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil. He is also a PhD candidate at the Centre for Global Governance Studies of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven). Throughout his career, he has been involved in a number of areas of economic diplomacy, with postings in Brasilia, Brussels (Mission of Brazil to the EU, where he is currently posted for the second time) and Montevideo (Mission of Brazil to the Mercosur). He is also the author of academic work in the field of global economic governance, including articles and chapters covering topics such as investment law, transgovernmental networks, global financial governance and intellectual property rights.

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The turn to managed interdependence: a glimpse into the future of international economic law?

Beyond the unpredictability injected into the international order in the wake of policies adopted by the current US administration, a trend seems to be taking shape: the management of interdependence. The belief whereby increased global integration and connectivity would bring peace, stability and prosperity has never been as challenged as presently, when links between states are occasionally “weaponized”…

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The MERCOSUR Protocol on Investment Cooperation and Facilitation: regionalizing an innovative approach to investment agreements

The States Parties of the MERCOSUR (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) signed in April 2017 the Protocol on Investment Cooperation and Facilitation (“MERCOSUR Protocol”). As discussed in this post, the Protocol draws significantly on the Brazilian model investment agreement (the Agreement on Cooperation and Facilitation of Investments – ACFI), which stands out for departing…

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