Mr Fernando FERREIRA RAMOS
Bureau member from January 1998 to
Bureau member from January 2004 to
Vice-Chair from January 2008 to
1964: Law Degree, University of
Coimbra Law School.
1965: Postgraduate Course in Law Sciences (July 28,
1965), University of Coimbra Law School.
Dissertation “Obrigação Alimentar após o Divórcio”.
After concluding the Post-Graduation Course in Law
Sciences with honours, was appointed Deputy
Application for Judge.
Appointed Deputy Attorney-General.
1998-2003: Judge of the Supreme Court of Justice.
2003: Retired as Judge of the Supreme Court of Justice, ”jubilado”.
1. In parallel with the activities as a member of
the Consultative Council and as an Attorney-General,
active both at the national and at the international
a) In Portugal,
took part in numerous legislative processes,
namely in the area of penal legislation
and in the area of anti-drug legislation.
b) At the
International level particularly within the
Council of Europe, I was a member of several
and Treaties, I was appointed to negotiate
extradition treaties, mutual assistance in
criminal matters and transfer of sentenced
persons with Repüblica Federativa do Brasil,
Canada, Tunisia and Australia.
d) Member and
President of the Consultative Committee for
2. As a member of the European Commission against
Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), since its
foundation, I was actively involved in the activities
this organism has organized, such as seminars and
Post-graduation thesis, “Obrigação Alimentar após
o Divórcio”, Coimbra 1964;
(as member of the Consultative Council of the
Attorney-General) published in the Official
Journal of the Portuguese Republic and in Boletim do
Ministério da Justiça;
sobre os crimes sexuais no Projecto de Revisäo do
Código Penal de 1982 “, in Revista
Portuguesa de Ciência Criminal, ano 30, 1°,
Recursos do Ministério Público para o Tribunal
Constitucional “, in Revista Portuguesa
do Ministério Público, ano 7°, 1986, July/September;
- "Estupro e Violação — Ontem e Hoje “, in
Jornadas de Direito Criminal - Revisão do Código
Penal, II vol.;
“Extradição — Pena de morte e prisão perpétua“;
racismo y la discriminacion en el Portugal de hoy “,
in Sociedade y Utopia, Revista de Ciencias
Sociales, November 2000;
- Article about the Portuguese Legislation against
racism, in Revue de Droits de I‘Homme,