Felipe Rodríguez Silvestre (@frsilvestre) is a doctoral researcher at the Ghent Rolin-Jaequemyns International Law Institute (GRILI). He studied law at Universidad de Chile and holds a Master of Laws degree in Advanced Studies in Public International Law from Leiden University. Before joining Ghent University, Felipe worked as a legal officer of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile in the dispute between Chile and Bolivia before the International Court of Justice, “Obligation to negotiate access to the Pacific Ocean” (2014-2018).
Felipe is currently working on a project funded by the FWO (Research Foundation – Flanders) under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Tom Ruys. His doctoral research focuses on the legality of secondary sanctions under international law and the remedies available for third states recipients of such sanctions.