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Pedro Villarreal

PhD (Mexico), Senior Research Fellow

villarreal@mpil.de
Tel. +49 (6221) 482-318

Main Fields of Research:

Health Law, Public International Law, Comparative Public Law

Academic Career:

Since 2015 - Research Fellow at the MPIL.

2012 - 2016 - PhD degree from the Institute of Legal Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), with honors (highest possible).

2009 - 2010 - Masters degree from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), cum Laude.

2001 - 2006 - Law studies at the University of Sonora, Mexico.

Languages:

Spanish, English, French (Advanced), German (B2).

Legal Mechanisms related to the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic from a Global Governance perspective

Aktuelle Publikationen

  • Pandemias y derecho: una perspectiva de gobernanza global. Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas/UNAM, Mexico, 2019, 285 S., Dissertation https://biblio.juridicas.unam.mx/bjv/det...
  • El derecho a la salud en lo individual y en lo colectivo: la calidad en los servicios de salud a partir de Poblete Vilches vs. Chile. In: Interamericanización del derecho a la salud: Perspectivas a luz del Caso Poblete de la Corte IDH, Mariela Morales Antoniazzi, Laura Clérico (Hrsg.). Instituto de Estudios Constitucionales de Querétaro, México 2019, 279-314.
  • Public International Law and Human Health: Bridging Conceptual Gaps Through Governance. In: German Yearbook of International Law 61, 45-72 (2018).
  • Justiciability of Environmental Health Concerns - Global Health Law Committee - 2018 Conference Report, Developing International Law in Challenging Times - ILA Biennial Conference Sydney, Australia, 19.08.18-24.08.18. International Law Association, Sydney, Australia, 2018, paras. 47-51 S. (zusammen mit Frederick Abbott, Brigit C A Toebes, Xavier Seuba, Ellen t Hoen) https://ila.vettoreweb.com/Storage/Downl...
  • The World Health Organization's Governance Framework in Disease Outbreaks: A Legal Perspective. In: The Governance of Disease Outbreaks - International Health Law: Lessons from the Ebola Crisis and Beyond, Leonie Vierck, Pedro Villarreal, Katarina Weilert (Hrsg.). Nomos, Baden-Baden, Deutschland 2017, 243-272. http://www.nomos-shop.de/30292
  • The Governance of Disease Outbreaks - International Health Law: Lessons from the Ebola Crisis and Beyond. Nomos, Baden-Baden, Deutschland, 2017, 393 S. (Hrsg. mit Leonie Vierck, Katarina Weilert). http://www.nomos-shop.de/30292
  • The WHO’s Institutional and Legal Role in Communicable Disease Epidemics: From Pandemic Influenza to Zika. Völkerrechstblog, 2016. http://voelkerrechtsblog.org/the-whos-in...
  • La protección contra epidemias y pandemias como manifestación del derecho a la salud desde una perspectiva de gobernanza global. In: Gobernanza global y cambio estructural del sistema jurídico mexicano. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México - Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas, México 2016, 339-364. http://biblio.juridicas.unam.mx/libros/l...
  • La emergencia sanitaria por el virus del Zika en el marco de la OMS: un panorama plagado de incertidumbres, 2016. http://biblio.juridicas.unam.mx/revista/...
  • Zika virus as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern: Insights from previous cases, 2016. https://ghlgblog.wordpress.com/2016/02/0...
  • Pandemic Declarations of the World Health Organization as an exercise of International Public Authority: The possible legal answers to frictions between legitimacies. In: Göttingen Journal of International Law 7, 95-129 (2016). http://www.gojil.eu/

Blogposts

Weitere Publikationen

  • Reforms of the World Health Organization in light of the Ebola crisis in West Africa: More delegation, more teeth?, 2015. http://voelkerrechtsblog.com/2015/08/26/...
  • Cuando los derechos humanos chocan entre sí. Las recomendaciones de la Organización Mundial de la Salud frente a la crisis del Ébola en África de 2013-2015. In: Revista del Posgrado en Derecho de la UNAM Núm. 2, 181-218 (Enero-Junio 2015).

Vorträge

16.04.2019

International Economic Law and Human Health: Legal Issues of Tobacco Control

Faculty of Law, LL.M. Sustainable Development

Università Degli Studi di Milano. 12:30.

15.04.2019

International Law and the Protection Against Epidemics

Faculty of Law, LL.M. Sustainable Development

Università Degli Studi di Milano. 12:30.

09.11.2018

Globalización y Gobernanza Global

"Impacto de la Globalización y la Gobernanza Global en el Derecho Mexicano" - Kolloquium

Juristische Fakultät - Universität Würzburg. 11:30.

30.10.2018

Transformative Constitutionalism in Latin America and the EU's International Economic Policy

Posterpräsentation - Fachbeirat 2018

Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht. 09:00.

17.10.2018

Chair and Commentator - "Climate Change and the Right to a Healthy Environment"

Workshop - Health and the Environment in International Law: Actors, Norms and Responsibilities

Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht. 14:00.

26.09.2018

International Law and Health – Introduction and Current Debates

International Conference: "International Law and Human Health"

Walther Schücking Institute for International Law - Kiel University. 11:15.

14.09.2018

Kann Völkerrecht Krankheiten verhindern? (zusammen mit Dr. Katarina Weilert)

Max Planck Tag 2018

Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht. 13:00.

11.09.2018

Commentary to "The impact of transformative constitutionalism on state organs"

7th Max Planck Masterclass in International Law - Professor Manuel José Cepeda Espinosa "Transformative Constitutionalism: The Example of Colombia"

Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht. 11:45.

21.08.2018

Justiciability of Environmental Health Concerns

International Law Association Biennial Conference 2018 - Global Health Law Committee

Sydney, Australia. 09:00.

09.07.2018

International Law and Health – Introduction and Current Debates

Völkerrechtliches Kolloquium - Sommersemester 2018 (Koordinator: Dr. Christian Marxsen)

Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht. 18:00.

26.06.2018

“We didn’t start the fire”: The Exercise of Authority in NAFTA Dispute Settlement and the Nationalist Backlash

Presentation in Panel: "The Authoritarian Pushback and the Resilience of International Institutions", chaired by Matthias Goldmann and Silvia Steininger ICON-S Annual Conference, 2018 - The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong. 09:00.

27.10.2017

International Drug Control: Assessing the Legal Role of International Organs in the Multilevel Supply of Controlled Substances (zusammen mit Paul Heckler)

International Workshop: International Biolaw and Interactions with Environmental, Human Rights and Health Law

Málaga Graduate School of Law, Spain. 16:10.

16.10.2017

The ECJ and Vaccines: When Judges Balance Scientific Facts (together with Iris Canor)

Presentation in the Referentenbesprechung of the MPIL

Heidelberg

21.09.2017

Internationale Gesundheitskrisen aus einer IPA Perspektive - Die essentielle Rolle der Wachsamkeit

Internationale öffentliche Gewalt - Workshop

Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, Heidelberg, Deutschland. 13:15.

18.09.2017

A Rude Awakening for 'Dreamers': The End of DACA in the United States

Presentation in the Referentenbesprechung of the MPIL

Heidelberg

15.09.2017

The World Health Organization's Relationship with its Member States during Public Health Emergencies: What Role for International Law?

2nd Hamburg Young Scholars' Workshop in International Law

Fakultät für Rechtswissenschaft, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Deutschland. 14:45.

29.08.2017

Portrait of an Opened State: Constitutionalism and Protection of Foreign Investors in Mexico in the Age of NAFTA

Expert Workshop - Transformative Constitutionalism in Latin America and International Economic Law: Avoiding Conflict and Fostering Dialogue

Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 9:55.

07.08.2017

NAFTA After Twenty-Three Years: An Overview of its Projected Renegotiation

Presentation in the Referentenbesprechung of the MPIL

Heidelberg

27.02.2017

International Law and Health: Can There be Harmonization Beyond Fragmentation?

Research Meeting

Department of International and European Union Law (Dir. by Prof. Dr. Ellen Hey), Rotterdam, Netherlands. 13:00.

03.02.2017

Desarrollos del derecho constitucional y el derecho internacional por vías paralelas: El Reglamento Sanitario Internacional en México

XIII Congreso Iberoamericano de Derecho Constitucional

Palacio de Minería, Ciudad de México. 16:00.

26.01.2017

Derecho a la salud y gobernanza global

Coloquio "Derecho a la salud: decisiones judiciales y políticas públicas"

Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación, Ciudad de México. 9:00.

01.12.2016

The Legal Framing of Public Health Issues: Promises and Perils of Expert Authority

Transnational Theory Network Meeting

Edinburgh Law School. 10:30.

07.11.2016

UNGASS 2016: International Drug Conventions Under Scrutiny

Presentation in the Referentenbesprechung of the MPIL

Heidelberg

15.08.2016

Salud y derechos humanos: El caso de las epidemias desde el punto de vista internacional

Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, México. 15:00.

18.07.2016

Public Health Emergencies and Constitutionalism: Between the National and the International

Constitutionalism Under Extreme Conditions

University of Haifa, Israel. 14.00.

21.03.2016

The case against (processed) meat: The International Agency for Research on Cancer's 'decision' to label processed meat as a carcinogenic.

Presentation in the Referentenbesprechung of the MPIL

Heidelberg

26.02.2016

From SARS to Ebola and Zika: International Health and Law

Università di Messina, Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza, Messina, Italia. 16.00.

29.11.2015

From NAFTA to the Trans-Pacific Parthership: Perspectives from North America

Die Welt als Markt – Transnationale Wirtschaftsaktivitäten: Chancen und Probleme veranstaltet von Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Cremer, mit Unterstützung der Hanns Martin Schleyer-Stiftung.

Neustadt (an der Weinstrasse). . 9:00.

Lehre

2017-2

Salud, Medio Ambiente e Inversiones, 6 st.

Centro de Estudios de Derecho, Economía y Política Asunción, Paraguay, Montag/Dienstag, 18:00-21:00

Wissenschaftliche Auszeichnungen

November, 2017 - Beste Doktorarbeit, Recht- und Sozialwissenschaft, Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Mitgliedschaften

Deutsch-Mexikanischen-Juristenvereinigung e.V.

European Society of International Law (ESIL) 

International Law Associacion (ILA) - Mitglied des International Committee on Global Health Law

The International Society of Public Law (ICON-S)

Sonstiges

Mitveranstalter

7th Max Planck Masterclass in International Law - Professor Manuel José Cepeda Espinosa, "Transformative Constitutionalism: The Example of Colombia"

Academic Review Staff of the journal Boletín Mexicano de Derecho Comparado, Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas/UNAM, Mexico, 2016.

Academic Review Staff of the journal Problema. Anuario de Filosofía y Teoría del Derecho, Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas/UNAM, Mexico, 2013 - currently.

Koordinator der MPIL Agora

January - July 2013: Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Subject: Legal Reasoning.

2005 - 2007, 2010 - 2012: Clerk and Official Server at the Federal Judicial Branch of Mexico. 

2009-2010, 2012-2015 - Stipend from the National Council for Science and Technology of Mexico for postgraduate studies.