Carla Luís


I have been working on the field of Elections, Democracy, and their current challenges. Currently I am coordinating a Training Programme on Elections, Democracy and Human Rights: The aim is to bring together electoral stakeholders, people working with elections, and the public in general, in order to raise awareness regarding the main aspects and components of Democracy, elections and Human Rights in general. As part of this project, I am coordinating and carrying out a series of advanced training courses on Electoral Observation, Elections in Portugal, a Human Rights Summer School, among others. I am a Bridge certified trainer. I worked with International IDEA on the field of Electoral Justice (Stockholm and Jakarta, 2018; Mexico City, 2019). Lecturer at ProCuria - The Hague University of Applied Sciences and Indonesian Constitutional Court, on Electoral Justice (2018) and Human Rights (2019). Visiting researcher in The Electoral Integrity Project, coord. by Prof. Pippa Norris, Sydney University - Harvard University, 1st semester 2015. UNDP Electoral Legal Adviser in Timor-Leste, on the 2012 Electoral Cycle. Researcher in the Project "Peacebuilding and sustainable peace: UN missions in Timor-Leste and Portugal's contribution" (2012 - 2014). Board Member of the Portuguese National Electoral Commission since 2010. PhD on International Politics and Conflict Resolution by the University of Coimbra. European Masters in Human Rights and Democratisation Law Degree by the Faculty of Law, New University of Lisbon Specialisation on Intellectual Law by the Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon Post-Graduation on Public Markets' Regulation by CEDIPRE, University of Coimbra

Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Luís, Carla (2021), Free and Fair Elections to Electoral Integrity: Trends, Challenges, and Populism, in Walter Leal Filho et al (org.), Encyclopaedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer

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Article in Scientific journal

Luís, Carla (2020), "Eleições, integridade eleitoral e populismo: uma análise dos pontos críticos", R:I, 1, 67, 13-25

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Miguéis, Jorge; Luís, Carla; Almeida, João; Lucas, André; Rodrigues, Ilda; Almeida, Márcio (2015), Lei Eleitoral da Assembleia da República - anotada e comentada. Lisboa: Imprensa Nacional Casa da Moeda