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Mariana Toscano



Mariana Toscano was born in Buenos Aires in 1981. She obtained her Law degree (2008) at the Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires, Argentina. While she was a law student, she took part in an exchange programme at the Universidad Villanueva, Madrid, Spain, where she studied International Public Law and European Union Law.

While studying, Mariana worked pro bono at a Commercial Court in Buenos Aires. After graduating, she started an internship at the Directorate of International Agri-food Affairs of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Republic of Argentina, where she became familiar with the world practice of International Law and Trade, developing Argentina's negotiation strategies to represent their interests in various international negotiating fora. After the internship, she was hired as a member of the Ministry permanent staff working as a legal technical advisor in the area of multilateral negotiations.

During her professional career she enrollled in different postgraduate courses related to International Trade and Law. Mariana's interest on Public International Law has always been such that the subject of her Dissertation was "The Dispute Settlement Body of the WTO and Developing Countries".

She joined the IELPO programme to further explore the field of international economic law, due to the current and future importance of this issue worldwide, especially for developing countries like Argentina.

Mariana is a native speaker in Spanish; she is also fluent in English and has intermediate knowledge of French.

Secretaria del Estado de Turismo y Comercio Universitat de Barcelona Departament Economia i Finances de la Generalitat de Catalunya Ajuntament de Barcelona