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Miguel Maduro

Miguel Poiares Maduro is Professor at the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute. From April 2013 to October 2015 he was Portugal’s Minister for State and Regional Development and Minister Adjunct to the Prime Minister. From October 2009 to April 2013 he has held the Joint Chair in European Law with the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and the Department of Law at the EUI. In this capacity he was the founding director of the Global Governance Programme (GGP). From 2003 to 2009 Maduro was Advocate General at the European Court of Justice and in 2010 Maduro was awarded the prestigious Gulkbenkian Science Prize for his outstanding work in the field of law. He has also been honoured by the President of the Portuguese Republic with the Order of Sant’Iago da Espada for literary, scientific and artistic merit (2006).