Denise m. Silveira

Denise m. Silveira

Work History

Work History


Abraco Cultural Rio
Jan 2016 - Present

Monitoring Adviser

United Nations
Jul 2011 - Jul 2012
Electoral Monitoring Adviser at (1 Jahr 1 Monat)

Research Associate

United Nations University
Apr 2011 - Jul 2011
Research Associate at (4 Monate) Analyze the current legal framework of Crisis Management and their anticipated trends in the Member States of the EU on different levels of administration. Assess legal mismatches/vulnerabilities of Crisis Management in the Member States of the EU. Identify problems of EU-coherence in Crisis management. Identify gaps with regard to an“ ideal” system-of-systems. Conduct literature analysis(laws, defined responsibilities). Conduct expert interviews with relevant stakeholders. Participate and contribute to evaluation/validation workshops. Contribute to a report on the current Crisis Management framework and a report on mismatches/vulnerabilities of the current Crisis Management framework. Support further tasks in the ACRIMAS project, assessment of the political and societal framework of Crisis Management in


United Nations Development Programme, Brussels.
Oct 2010 - Mar 2011
Trainee at (6 Monate) Under the guidance of the Deputy Director for Policy and Communications, and in close contact with


United Nations University, ViE
Dec 2009 - Feb 2010
Intern at, Bonn. (3 Monate) Mapping relevant institutions, processes and events in Brazil, Russia, India China and SouthAfrica, with a view towards establishing and strengthening networks for cross-border cooperation on sustainability. Assist the UNU staff in drafting and reviewing concept documents, meeting minutes and all related communication in the framework of the project. Assist the maintenance of the dedicated website on the Dialogue on Science Sustainability. Support the organizations ofevents, including logistical arrangements. Organization of the 3rd Indo-German Conference on Research Sustainability in New Delhi with the official visit of the Former German Federal President, Horst Köhler. The Conference, which was jointly convened by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research(BMBF) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) has the goal to define strategic common areas between India and Germany in the fields of" water" and" waste management" research and development and to build a network between key actors. Support to the maintenance of the website This site was developed to become gradually a knowledge database and an interactive platform for the international dialogue on sustainability research. The portal primarily aims at" sustainability experts" from the spheres of politics, research and industry in Germany and in the above-mentioned partner countries.


United Nations University, ViE
Jan 2005 - Dec 2008
Mayor´ s Assistant(Responsible for Law and Administration) at Prefeitura Municipal de Ubatuba (4 Jahre) ADMINISTRATIVE TASKS-Assist the Mayor personally in handling his official correspondence. Analyze issues and documents submitted to the cabinet. Prepare the necessary written outputs, and follow- up documentations of cabinet´ s activities actions. Manage the mayor´ s calendar in cooperation with the cabinet´ s. chief PARALEGAL TASKS-Analyze the administrative procedures needing the mayor ´ s approval. Watch over public contracts and partnerships celebrated with the municipality. Draft(in cooperation with the juridical department) decrees and internal acts, as well as, legislation projects to be submitted to Legislative vote. GOVERNANCE/POLITICAL TASKS-Maintain contact to the political and parliamentary leaderships of the city. Assist the executive chief in his political and administrative relations Page2 with the citizens, public organs and other associations. Contribute to the mayor decision-making by carrying out fundamental research on policies to be implemented. Prepare the mayor´ s presentation and speaking notes in cooperation with the communication department. Represent the mayor in municipal councils, such as, Health System, Drugs Prevention, Rights of Youth and Children. Liaison and collaboration with external partners. CONFERENCES AFFAIRS TASKS-Organize meetings, public consultations and workshops. Relevant areas: 1. Legal, Approval of the law that defined the master plan of the city. Preparation of the public intervention to avoid the bankruptcy of the only hospital of the city and provide health care assistance to the population. 2. Governance, Project Millennium Development Goals for the municipality. Events in co- participation(liaising the mayor and its correspondent project managers) 3. Sustainability, Preparation of


Public and Private International Law. at Centro Universitário
Aug 2004 - Jul 2006
Teacher for Módulo(Módulo Univesity Center) (2 Jahre) Fulfillment of the Public and Private International Law curriculum. Public International Law Contents: Definiton of International Public Law, International Organizations, Sources of International Law, Conventions and Treaties, UN Charter, Decision of the International Court of Justice, Human Right Conventions. Private International Law Contents: Definition of Private International Law, Conflict of Laws, Choice of Law Instruments, International Contracts, Refugee Status, Stateless Condition, Deportation and Extradition. Student´ s supervision at the Center for Juridical Practice: Juridical assistance for Needy




Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
2009 - 2010

Universidade Candido Mendes
2002 - 2003


Universidade Estadual
1997 - 2001