Professor Patrícia Galvão Teles is a member of the United Nations International Law Commission (ILC) and Associate Professor of International Law at the Autonomous University of Lisbon. She is a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration and is currently Vice-President of the Portuguese Society for International Law. She is also Adjunct Senior Researcher at the Centre for International Law (CIL) of the National University of Singapore and Co-Director of the CIL eAcademy – Singapore Academy of International Law. At the ILC, she was General Rapporteur at the 70th Session in 2018 and Chair of the Drafting Committee at the 72nd Session in 2021. Since 2019, she is Co-chair of the Study Group on the topic “Sea level rise in relation to International Law”.