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Alexandrina Sobreira de Moura

Executive Secretary of the Environment and Water Resources of Penambuco, Brazil; President, Brazilian Association of State Environmental Bodies (AMEBA)

Alexandrina Sobreira de Moura is the deputy head of the Secretariat of Science, Technology, and Environment of the State of Pernambuco, Brazil and president of the Brazilian Association of State Environmental Entities. Dr. Sobreira de Moura is currently on a leave of absence from her positions as a senior researcher at the Joaquim Nabuco Foundation and as a professor of political science at the Federal University of Pernambuco. From 1995 to 1998, she served as special advisor at the Ministry of Environment, Water Resources, and the Legally Defined Amazon Region. From 1997 to 1998, Dr. Sobreira de Moura was the advisor to the Social Policy Chamber of the Presidency of the Republic. Her research has focused on urban and economic public policy issues. Dr. Sobreira de Moura received a B.A. in law from the Federal University of Pernambuco and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.

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