Héctor Herrera

Héctor Herrera

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Stadscampus
Lange Sint-Annastraat 7
2000 Antwerpen, BEL

Héctor Herrera holds a law degree from the University of the Andes in Colombia, where he also minored in Anthropology. He has a Master’s in Public Policy from Colombia’s National University. He worked with the Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) as a legal adviser, and as coordinator of the Network for Environmental Justice in Colombia. He was a consultant of national and international organizations. He is also cofounder of the Observatory for Marine and Coastal Governance in Colombia. His research focuses on Green City Bonds to finance climate change adaptation and mitigation: a comparative analysis of legal processes, development paradigms, and socio-environmental implications.

Publications in the spotlight

The legal status of fracking worldwide: An environmental law and human rights perspective. Chapter in The unfeasibility of fracking in the face of the 21st-century challenges. Heinrich Böll Foundation (2019). Available in Spanish and English.

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Bijzonder academisch personeel

  • internat. doct. scholarship