Wladimir Antonio Ribeiro
Wladimir Antonio Ribeiro
São Paulo/SP
+55 (11) 99483-1506

Master’s Degree in law and political sciences from the Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal), in 2001

Specialization in Environmental and Urban Law at the Centro de Estudos do Direito do Ordenamento, Urbanismo e Ambiente (CEDOUA), connected to the Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal), in 1999.

Law Degree from the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), in 1990

Wladimir Antonio Ribeiro

Environmental Law, with emphasis on basic sanitation.

Participation in the modeling of several basic sanitation and solid waste services, including the feasibility of concessions, public-private partnerships (PPPs), utilities recovering and in regulation ( especially regarding to the  maintenance of the economic and financial balance of contracts).

Former Secretary for Legal matters in the Municipalities of São José dos Campos and Mauá (São Paulo), and adviser for the Federal Government in elaborating the National Basic Sanitation Law, Public Consortia Law, and the Law of National Solid Waste Policy.


Regional service provision of basic sanitation in the state of Bahia.

Project for water desalination to supply the population of Fortaleza, Ceará (in progress).

Agreements between Companhia Vale do Rio Doce and the Municipality of Pará de Minas, to recover from the damage caused by the dam collapse in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais).

Advice on the agreement between the Municipality of Santo André (São Paulo)  and the Basic Sanitation Company of the State of São Paulo (SABESP), related to a debt of R$5,7 billion reais,  whereby SABESP assumed the provision of water and sewage services in the Municipality.

• A proposal for basic sanitation in Brazil • Federative Cooperation and the Public Consortia Law • Municipal autonomy as a constitutional principle • Basic guidelines for consortium management of solid waste • Consortia and Intermunicipal Cooperative Agreements • Basic sanitation is an essential service • Change in the sanitation law introduces a new regulatory paradigm • Courts of Auditors will have to adapt to the new sanitation law • What to expect from Brazil's New Legal Framework for Water and Sanitation?
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