Fernando Loureiro Bastos


Category: Assistant Professor

Fields of interest / research:
International Law of the Sea
Public International Law
International Environmental Law
Law of Portuguese Speaking African States
Law of Regional Integration

Academic Degrees:
Bachelor of Law, Legal Department of the Free University of Lisbon, 1984;
Master of Law, Legal International Sciences, University of Lisbon School of Law, 1994;
PhD in Law, Public International Law, University of Lisbon, 2005.

Academic Research and Cooperation

Member of the following research centres:
CIDP – Centro de Investigação de Direito Público – Lisbon Centre for Research in Public Law – University of Lisbon School of Law.

Member of the editorial board of the following scientific journals:
Journal of Comparative Law in Africa – Centre for Comparative Law in Africa, Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town (South Africa).

Member of the following international research projects:
ICLA – Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa – Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria (South Africa).
MARSAFENET – NETwork of experts on the legal aspects of MARitime SAFEty and security – COST ACTION IS1105 – Member of the Working Group 2 – New Developments of the Economic Activities at Sea – www.marsafenet.org

Teaching or research duties in other institutions of higher education:
Collaborator of the Group of the Law of the Sea of CIIMAR – Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental – Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research – University of Porto.

Key Publications:
A União Europeia. Fins, objectivos e estrutura orgânica, Luso Livro, Lisbon, 1993;

Os acordos mistos em Direito Comunitário. Contributo para a compreensão do seu fundamento jurídico, SPB – Editores & Livreiros, Lisbon, 1997;

Ciência Política. Guia de estudo, AAFDL, Lisbon, 1999; e Ciência Política. Guia de estudo, Colecção de Manuais II, Faculdade de Direito, Imprensa Universitária, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, 1999;

A internacionalização dos recursos naturais marinhos. Contributo para a compreensão do regime jurídico-internacional do aproveitamento conjunto de petróleo e de gás natural nas plataformas continentais, do potencial aproveitamento de recursos minerais na Área, da pesca no alto mar e os efeitos da regulamentação convencional respectiva em relação a terceiros Estados, AAFDL, Lisbon, 2005;

Relatório Final do Projecto de Recolha e Codificação do Direito Consuetudinário Vigente na República da Guiné-Bissau, Bissau, 2011;

“The governance models for oceans and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea”, South African Yearbook of International Law, vol. of 2012 (2013), pp.111-130;

“A Southern African Approach to the Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources and Common Resource Management Systems”, Working Paper 2013/01 – FoKos – ForschungsKollegSiegen, Universitat Siegen – available at www.uni-siegen.de/fokos;

“Setting the field for future ‘mineral rushes’: some reflections on the international regime for the exploitation and exploration of marine minerals”, in Marta Chantal Ribeiro (coordenadora), 30 Anos da Assinatura da Convenção das Nações Unidas sobre o Direito do Mar: Protecção do Ambiente e o Futuro do Direito do Mar – 30 Years After the Signature of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: the Protection of the Environment and the Future of the Law of the Sea, Coimbra Editora, 2014, pp. 119-146;

“Some notes on the Advisory Opinion of 1 February 2011 of the Sea-Bed Disputes Chamber. Are we in the presence of a glimpse of the future evolution of the jurisprudence of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea?”, SOBRINO HEREDIA, J.M. (Dir.), in  La contribución de la Convention de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Derecho del Mar a la Buena Governanza de los Mares Y Océanos – The Contribution of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to Good Governance of the Oceans and Seas – La contribution de la Convention des Nations Unies sur le Droit de la Mer à la Bonne Gouvernance des Mers et des Océans. IV Colloque Ordinaire de L’Association Internationale du Droit de la Mer, Editoriale Scientifica, vol. I, pp. 343-362, 2014;

“Introduction to the Constitution of the Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe”, Oxford Constitutions of the World and Oxford Constitutions Online, Oxford University Press, 2014.

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