Geographical Region
Latin American and the Caribbean
Years of Fellowship
International Experiences Iin the Legal Protection and Management of Underwater Cultural Heritage and their Possible Implementation in Uruguay
Fields of Specialization
Cultural Heritage
Host University
University of Milano-Biccoca, Milan, Italy.
About / Bio
Mr. Rodríguez Prado graduated as a Doctor in Law and Social Sciences from the Law School of the University of the Republic, Uruguay, 2006. In 2008 he started his course of Archaeology in the School of Humanities and Sciences Education of the University of the Republic, Uruguay. In 2008 he took part in the National Heritage Commission as an honorary legal collaborator. In this capacity, he provides legal advice to the General Director of the National Heritage Commission, administrative and legal records counselor for the Maritime and Underwater Archaeology Department, and preparation of legal briefs on underwater and maritime cultural heritage.
In 1997 he graduated as lifeguard and he worked for 15 years on the Atlantic Ocean Coasts in Rocha, Uruguay. From 2002 to 2006, he taught at the University of the Republic in the course "Ethics and Liability" Lifeguard Course at the Higher Institute of Physical Education. In 2008 he was certified as "Open Water Diver". Certification P.A.D.I. .
Took part in the following workshops: 2009.- Theoretical and practical training on "Underwater Archaeology and conservation of materials." Chile, March 23-April 8, 2009. Organized by the National Monuments Council of Chile, the Italo-Latin American Institute, Universidad de Chile and Universidad Andrés Bello; 2010.- Theoretical and practical training in "Research and management in underwater and maritime archaeology," Mexico, Campeche State, organized by Unesco / Inah-Mexico; 2011 "Legal frameworks for the protection of underwater cultural heritage." Montevideo, Uruguay. Organized in the framework of the project "Strengthening conservation of underwater cultural heritage (PCS) in the American Southern Cone," Ministry of Education and Culture, Ibermuseos, Unesco Cultural Heritage Commission's Office.

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