Prof. JosÚ Monserrat Filho

Prof. José Monserrat Filho is the Head of the International Affairs Office of the Ministry of Science and Technology Brazil, a scientific journalist, as well as a scholar of international law and the law of space activities. He studied international law and space law at the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, at the Hague Academy of International Law, at the International Space University and the European Center for Space Law. Professor Filho is Vice President of the Brazilian Association of Air and Space Law, Honorary Director of the International Institute of Space Law, member of the Space Law Committee of the International Law Association as well as the International Academy of Astronautics, and has been a member of the Brazilian delegation at the Legal Subcommittee of UNCOPUOS. He is the author of 2 books and published dozens of papers on political and legal problems relating to space activities.