RAFAEL FERNÁNDEZ VALVERDE is Member of the General Council of the Judiciary (CGPJ), Magistrate of the Supreme Court of Spain and Member of the Environmental Justice Commission of the Ibero-American Summit.
Since 2003 he has been a magistrate of the Supreme Court, where he chairs the Planning and Environment Section of the Administrative Litigation Chamber.
He belongs to the Judicial Career since 1976, being a Specialist of the jurisdictional contentious administrative order. He had previously belonged (1996/2001) to the CGPJ.
The Supreme Court is a single jurisdictional body in Spain with jurisdiction throughout the national territory, constituting the highest court in all orders (civil, criminal, contentious-administrative and social), except as provided in terms of guarantees and constitutional rights, whose competence corresponds to the Constitutional Court.
Justice and Democracy Session