Lilian Richieri Hanania is an attorney (São Paulo Bar and Paris Bar) with a PhD in International Law from the University Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne. She is qualified by the International School of Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods (EIMA, Paris Bar) and a Collaborative law practitioner. She graduated from the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP – Brazil) in 2001. She obtained a Master’s Degree in International Economic Law in 2003 and a PhD in International Law in 2007 at the University Paris 1. Her PhD thesis and recent publications and lectures address International Economic Law, International Cultural Law and Sustainable Development, with an emphasis on creative industries, new technologies and the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. She is the author, director and editor of several publications (see complete list at www.hananiaconsult.com). Besides her activity as a consultant in International Law since 2003, she worked in law firms in São Paulo, Paris and Houston (TX, USA) and as legal counsel in a global technology firm. She taught International Law and International Relations at the University Paris 1 and worked at the International Economic Affairs Division of the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. She is also one of the first members of the RIJDEC (Réseau international de juristes pour la diversité des expressions culturelles), an international network of lawyers founded at the Law School of Laval University in Québec. She currently teaches at Sciences Po Paris.