Doctor Beatriz Garcia De Oliveira

Doctor Beatriz Garcia De Oliveira

Lecturer,
School of Law

Biography

Beatriz Garcia holds a degree in Law and a Ph.D. in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. She worked in the Climate Change and Sustainable Development branch of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva, Switzerland, managing climate and biodiversity projects. She was a research fellow at the Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law at Sydney Law School. She held positions as an advisor at government agencies in Brazil and several other organizations, such as the German Technical Cooperation, the Earth Council Geneva and various United Nations’ agencies. She was a project manager for Forests Alive Carbon & Climate Solutions, a Sydney-based company specializing in carbon markets. 

She regularly writes policy briefs for the United Nations for example, a UNDP report on REDD+ and local governance in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2012, and a paper on climate finance, which was discussed at the Climate Change Conference in Paris in 2015. She is the author of the book 'The Amazon from an International Law Perspective' published by Cambridge University Press in 2011, as well as journal articles, chapters in books and several technical reports. Beatriz has completed in 2018 a comparative law study on biosphere reserve zonation in the Asia Pacific region funded by UNESCO. She is currently an awardee of the Western Sydney University Women’s Research Fellowship grant.

This information has been contributed by Doctor Garcia De Oliveira.

Qualifications

  • DipGradStud The Graduate Institute
  • PhD The Graduate Institute

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • School of Law

Contact

Email: B.Garcia@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9660
Mobile:
Location: EK.G.33
Parramatta
Website:

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 200811 Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2017
  • 200977 Fundamentals of Australian Law, 2017
  • 200811 Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2018

Publications

Books

  • Garcia de Oliveira, B. (2011), 'The Amazon from an International Law Perspective', : Cambridge University Press 9780521769624.

Chapters in Books

  • Hassan, D. and Garcia de Oliveira, B. (2019), 'Contemporary marine environmental disputes', International Marine Environmental Law and Policy, Routledge 9781138651111.
  • Garcia de Oliveira, B. (2018), 'Carbon trading as a climate change mitigation tool', International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability, Routledge 9781138848702.
  • Garcia de Oliveira, B. and Calasans, J. (2015), 'Sustainable water resource management and the Amazon basin', Regional Environmental Law: Transregional Comparative Lessons in Pursuit of Sustainable Development, Edward Elgar 9781781951774.
  • Butt, S., Garcia de Oliveira, B., Parsons, J. and Stephens, T. (2013), 'Brazil and Indonesia : REaDD+y or not?', Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon: The Case of REDD+, Cambridge University Press 9781107028807.

Journal Articles

  • Garcia de Oliveira, B. and Verschuuren, J. (2019), 'Complying with Australia's illegal logging laws : tough reality after a soft start? : lessons from the United States and the European Union', Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, vol 22, no 1 , pp 7 - 26.
  • Garcia de Oliveira, B., Fang, M. and Lin, J. (2019), 'Marine plastic pollution in Asia : all hands on deck!', Chinese Journal of Environmental Law, vol 3, no 1 , pp 11 - 46.
  • Garcia de Oliveira, B. (2009), 'Exercising a community of interests : a comparison between the Mekong and the Amazon legal regimes', Hong Kong Law Journal, vol 39, no 2 , pp 421 - 456.

Conference Papers

  • Garcia de Oliveira, B., Gasques, J. and Bastos, E. (2004), 'Ecotourism in the Amazon', International Environmental Modelling and Software Society Conference, University of Osnabruck, Germany.

Other Publications

  • 2016, 'Training Manual on Developing Joint BioTrade and REDD+ Projects', Research Report
  • 2011, 'Local Governance, Anti-corruption and REDD+ in Latin America and the Caribbean: Exploring Synergies to Strengthen Transparency and Accountability', Research Report

Supervision

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: The Role of Smart Renewable Energy Regulation for Sustainable Development: The Case of Solar Electricity in Thailand
Field of Research: Law
Thesis Title: Dogma and Corporate Social Responsibility: A Comparative Analysis in Australia and Pakistan
Field of Research:

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