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Gabriela Arguello


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Vasagatan 1
41124 Göteborg
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Box 650
40530 Göteborg

About Gabriela Arguello

Gabriela Argüello, BA, LLM, JD, is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Law focusing on Large Scale Collective Action at the Centre for Collective Action Research (CeCAR). She completed her JD in Maritime and Transport Law at the University of Gothenburg. She also holds a Master’s degree in Maritime Law from Lund University and completed her undergraduate law studies in Ecuador at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador. Her research interests focus on interdisciplinary global environmental challenges related to the oceans and involving multi-scale actors (States, international organizations, industries, and civil society organizations). She has researched various topics, including waste management, ship recycling, ship source pollution, the law of the sea and ocean governance.

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Gabriela has presented and published her work on various international conferences and international peer-reviewed journals. She is the sole author of the book: Marine Pollution, Shipping Waste and International Law. Great Britain: Routledge, 2019. Here you can read the reviews of this book:

Jessen, Henning in The Journal of International Maritime Law, 25:6, November December 2019, 519.

Kirchner, Stefan in The Yearbook of Polar Law,12:1, December 2020, 477.

She also reviews articles from several academic journals including, Marine Pollution Bulletin, Ocean Development and International Law, RECIEL and The Ocean Yearbook.

Gabriela is the Director of the advanced course HRS500 International Law in the Maritime Context. She teaches public international law, the law of the sea, and maritime law.

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Research areas

  • Ocean Governance, Ship Source Pollution, Marine Environmental Law, Transboundary Movement of Wastes, Waste Management, Law of the Sea.

Teaching areas

  • International Environmental Law, The Law of the Sea, Public International Law, Marine Environmental Law

Selected publications

Marine pollution, shipping waste and international law
Argüello Moncayo, Gabriela

Testing the boundaries between the Basel and MARPOL regimes: are they complementary or mutually exclusive?
Argüello Moncayo, Gabriela
Transportation Research Procedia, 25, s. 233-250, 2017

International law on ship recycling and its interface with EU law
Argüello Moncayo, Gabriela
Marine Pollution Bulletin, 109:1, s. 301-309, 2016