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Ricardo Lorenzetti was designated member of the Colombian Academy of Jurisprudence

The justice of the Supreme Court of Argentina Ricardo Lorenzetti was incorporated to the Colombian Academy of Jurisprudence, an institution that was funded in 1894 and that brings together the most noticeable Colombian jurists.

The Academy, whose Committee of Candidacy accepted unanimously Lorenzetti’s membership, has among its essential objectives the defense of the State of law’s permanence, the exploration of sources in comparative law, in the reality of the country and in judicial science to guarantee the legitimacy of institutions. Other important goals are the preservation of democracy, the promotion of the study of law and the principles and values within the judicial community and the participation in debates that have inherence in the elaboration and interpretation of norms and jurisprudence.

Ricardo Lorenzetti’s memberships and international acknowledgments

• International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT); member of the governing council
• Organization of American States (OAS), Goodwill Ambassador for Environmental Justice in the Americas
• Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, Paris, France
• Member of the Colombian Academy of Jurisprudence
• Member of the Academy of Law of Perú
• Member of the International Advisory Council for the Advancement of Justice, Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability), Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (UN Environment)
• IUCN (Internacional Union for the Conservation of Nature) ; Member of the Steering Committee
• Global Judicial Institute on the Environment; Member of the Governing Committee
• Member of the ‘Comitato straniero di Valutazione’, Doctorate in Consumer Law of the University of Perugia, 2017
• Member of the National Academy of Law and Social sciences of Córdoba, Argentina
• Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Congress of Civil Law at the centenary of the University of Salamanca

Honoris Causa Doctorates and academic recognitions

• Doctor Honoris Causa, National University of Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
• Argentina Doctor Honoris Causa, National University of La Matanza, Buenos Aires, Argentina
• Doctor Honoris Causa, Catholic University of Salta, Argentina
• Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Morón, Argentina
• Doctor Honoris Causa, Siglo XXI University, Córdoba, Argentina
• Doctor Honoris Causa, Department of Law and Social Sciences, University of Mendoza, Argentina
• Doctor Honoris Causa, Federal University of Porto Alegre, Brazil
• Doctor Honoris Causa, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
• Doctor Honoris Causa, National University of the South, Bahía Blanca, Argentina
• Doctor Honoris Causa, National University of Córdoba, Argentina
• Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Jujuy, Argentina
• Doctor Honoris Causa, National University of Tucumán, San Miguel del Tucumán, Argentina
• Doctor Honoris Causa, National University of the North-East, Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina
• Doctor Honoris Causa, National University of the Littoral, Santa Fe, Argentina
• Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Lima, Perú
• Doctor Honoris Causa, Garcilaso de la Vega University, Lima, Perú
• Doctor Honoris Causa, National University of Cajamarca, Perú
• Honoris Causa, Private University of San Pedro de Trujillo, Perú
• Distinction Honorary Professor, Private University of the North of Lima, Perú
• Distinction Honorary Professor, Department of Law and Political Science, Garcilaso de la Vega Inca University, Perú
• Honour of Merit, Great National University of San Marcos, Perú
• Grand Officer, Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity, honor conferred by the Italian government
• National Award for Freedom of Expression, granted by Editorial Perfil, Buenos Aires, 22nd October, 2014
• Award from the Buenos Aires National Academy of Law and Social Sciences for the paper “Las Normas Fundamentales de Derecho Privado” [´Fundamental Principles of Private Law´]
• Award in Civil Law from the Córdoba National Academy of Law and Social Sciences, 1993
• Academic Merit Award granted by the National Autonomous University of Mexico Department of Law, October, 2004
• Award from the Brazilian Institute called “Derecho por un planeta verde” due to his trajectory and participation in environmental law

He is also author of more than 37 books as well as author of more than 300 articles in specialized publications.

He has dictated more than 1000 lectures around Argentina and abroad.