Barbosa, Nuno

Junior Research Assistant

  • Nuno Barbosa
    Rua de Vila Flor 166, 4810-445 Guimarães, Portugal

    Research Interests

    • Digital Governance
    • Economic Development
    • Human Rights
    • Innovation


    • Postgraduation, Economics, University of Minho, Portugal (2014)
    • BA, Economics, University of Minho, Portugal (2012)


    • Junior Research Assistant, United Nations University (UNU-EGOV), Portugal
    • President, CIVITAS Braga, Portugal

    Biographical Statement

    Nuno Barbosa is a Junior Research Assistant at the United Nations University (UNU-EGOV) since August 2022. He has previously contributed to the Operating Unit in projects related with capacity building for education and activity monitoring.

    As a student, he was a co-founder and President at Young Minho Enterprise, a junior enterprise of University of Minho. Prior to this position, he worked as a project manager, translator, digital marketer, and coordinator of volunteers in large scale events. He is currently President at CIVITAS Braga, a nonprofit organisation for the Advocacy and Development of Civic Rights, and coordinates Beneficiary Logistics at Virar a Página, a volunteer-based emergency food aid in Braga, Portugal, started during the COVID-19 pandemic. He is also an activist in movements focused on women’s rights, climate justice, and LGBTQIAP+ rights.