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Manuel Monteagudo Valdez


  • 2004 Ph.D. in Laws - University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • 1999 DEA in International Economic Law - University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • 1991 LLM University of Houston, Texas, USA.
  • 1987 Lawyer – Pontifical Catholic University of Peru



2022: Magistrate of the Constitutional Tribunal of Peru

1984-2022:  Central Bank of Peru:

  • General Counsel: 1994-1998 and 2002-2022
  • Secretary General: 1992-1994
  • Assistant lawyer of the Board Counsel (1987-1989)
  • Legal counsel for the international division (1984-1986)

2001-to present: Pontifical Catholic University of Peru

  • International Law Principal Professor
  • Member of the law school Board (2014-2017)
  • Director of the Masters in International Economic Law Program (2014-2016)
  • Member of the Arbitral Court of the Arbitration Center (2018 to 2021)

Other Activities

  • Fellowships for research projects in the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law at Heidelberg (2020, 2021)
  • Fellowships for research projects in the World Trade Institute at Bern (2012, 2016)
  • Visiting professor: University of Stockholm (2010)
  • International Monetary Fund technical missions (Paraguay, Honduras)
  • Central Bank representative before the National Pact on Investment and Employment of the National Agreement (2004).
  • Cooperative technical assistance for the reform of the central banks of Nicaragua and Guatemala (1995)
  • Board member of the Security exchange Commission of Peru (1992)


  • Lima’s Bar association since 1987
  • Committee on International Monetary law of the International Law Association (MOCOMILA) since 2009

Publications: His doctoral thesis was devoted to central bank’s independence (published in 2010) and he has published many articles and participated in book editions in the area of international economic law, human rights and constitutional law. He has recently published “The Evolution of New Forms of Money and the Economic Constitution” in the Book, International Monetary and Banking Law post COVID-19 (MOCOMILA, Oxford University Press 2023). In 2015, he published “The Right to Property in Human Rights and Investment Law: a Latin American Perspective of an Unavoidable Connection” in ¿Hacia dónde va América Latina respecto del Derecho Internacional de las inversiones? (Universidad del Externado Colombia).


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