Laura Movilla Pateiro


Laura Movilla Pateiro is a lecturer in Public International Law at the University of Vigo (Spain). Her research and teaching activities focus on International Water Law, International Environmental Law, the Law of the Sea, and Outer Space Law. She currently serves as Research Fellow at the International Secretariat of the International Council for Environmental Law (ICEL), as a member of the Steering Committee of the Water and Wetlands Specialist Group of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL), as an Associate Officer of the Transboundary Aquifers Commission of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH-AIH), and on the Editorial Board of Water International. She holds a Jean Monnet Module on the European Green Deal.

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Preliminary Reflections on the ICJ Decision in the Dispute between Chile and Bolivia Over the Status and Use of the Waters of the Silala

Chile and Bolivia, for the past six years, have engaged in a dispute before the International Court of Justice over the waters of the Silala. On 01 December 2022 the Court released its decision. This summary highlights some key facts and the outcome of the case, and raises a number of preliminary questions that the…

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