Marilia Borges

Marilia is a lawyer and specialist in international relations who is passionate about international trade. She believes that trade is an important tool to foster countries’ development through the creation of jobs and alleviation of poverty.

Marilia was a trainee at the Trade Section from the Delegation of European Union in Brazil for 6 months in 2016, where she did research and analysis on trade barriers in Brazil, investigating specific issues concerning the Brazilian tax system. She decided to continue improving her knowledge by participating in the International Trade Law Program at the Dispute Settlement Division of the Ministry of Foreign Relations, where she contributed to drafting WTO submissions and engaged in research on Countervailing Measures ‘investigations and jurisprudence.

In her free time, Marilia enjoys cooking, watching movies and taking photos. She loves to travel, learn new languages and be involved with multicultural places.

Bachelor in Law– Faculdade de Direito de Franca (2014)
Specialist in International Relations –UNB (2015)
Exchange Program Universidade de Coimbra (2012)
Summer Program in Global Justice and Human Rights Maastricht (2015)