Application deadline:

15 July 2021

Jorge Taiana - Global Campus

Director General

Jorge Taiana

Jorge E. Taiana holds a degree in Sociology (UBA). Professor at the University of San Martin (UNSAM).

Between 1996 and 2001 he was the Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington DC. After that, he served as Secretary of Human Rights of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Between 2005 and 2010 he served as Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Commerce and Worship of Argentina. In 2015 he was elected to the Parliament of MERCOSUR and he chaired that body during 2016.

He has shared his expertise in international affairs in numerous conferences and publications around the world. He has also been distinguished and decorated by several countries and institutions.

Contact:

jtaiana@ciep.unsam.edu.ar

 
 

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Veronica Gomez

Director of Research, Education and Communication

Verónica Gómez

Verónica Gómez received her law degree from the University of Buenos Aires and her LLM from the University of Nottingham.

She has been a Principal Specialist at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. and has contributed to State policies on human rights vis-a-vis the United Nations as an advisor at the Human Rights Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Commerce and Worship of Argentina.

She is a Professor at the University of San Martin (UNSAM) in Argentina and she is a guest lecturer in academic institutions worldwide. She is a recognised expert in the area of the international protection of human rights and the Inter-American System.

Since 2011 she has been engaged in shaping all academic and networking dimensions of Global Campus Latin America and CIEP-UNSAM. She is President of the Global Campus of Human Rights.

vgomez@ciep.unsam.edu.ar

 
 

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Marina Pecar - Global Campus

Director of Management and Planning

Marina Pecar

Marina Pecar holds a M.Sc. in Mathematics, a Master's in Economics and postgraduate studies with a specialization in finance.

She is a Government Economist experienced in international, bilateral and multilateral cooperation and management of international grants.

Until 2011 she was responsible for EU and Ibero-America cooperation and was the Director of the EU Political Dialogues Support Programme and the Spanish-Argentine Program on Governance and Administration at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina.

Since 2011 she has been engaged in creating and shaping all managerial, financial and administrative dimensions of Global Campus Latin America and CIEP-UNSAM.

Contact:

mpecar@ciep.unsam.edu.ar

 
 

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Diego Lopez - Global Campus

Academic Coordinator

Diego López

Diego Lopez holds a degree in Political Sciences (UBA). He has been a researcher at the Instituto Latinoamericano sobre Seguridad y Democracia (ILSED), the National Research Council of Argentina (CONICET), the Gino Germani Institute (IIGG - UBA). He is a lecturer at the University of San Martin (UNSAM).

His research focus is on political theory and philosophy and he also has wide experience on applied research and the use of qualitative and quantitative methodology for the collection, systematization and analysis of data. He has experience in advising and evaluating projects relating to good practices in the area of public and civil society assistance to vulnerable communities, with an interdisciplinary approach.

Since 2011 he has held a number of responsibilities at CIEP-UNSAM including Academic Coordination, support in the area of research methodology, coordination of LATMA’s participation and hosting of the Global Classroom, and representation of Global Campus Latin America at the Academic Affairs Committee of the Global Campus of Human Rights.

Contact:

diegolopez@ciep.unsam.edu.ar

 
 

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Jorge Migliore - Global Campus

Administration and Finance Coordinator

Jorge Migliore

Jorge Migliore holds a degree in Economics (UBA).

He has extensive professional experience in the private and public sectors, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina. He also has experience in evaluating and auditing the electronic electoral system with emphasis on performance, failures and delays and their possible solutions.

His main expertise is in the application of standards and procedures for the execution of international cooperation projects granted by the UNDP, IDB, World Bank and the European Commission.

Since 2011 he has been engaged in creating and auditing all financial and administrative procedures for CIEP-UNSAM

Contact:

finanzas@ciep.unsam.edu.ar

 
 

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Claudia Couso - Global Campus

Publications and Networking Coordinator

Claudia Couso

Claudia Couso holds a degree in Political Sciences (UBA), a Master´s in Scientific Research Methodology (National University of Entre Rios), and a PhD in Social Sciences (UBA).

Her research focus is epistemology, research methodology and social movements. She is a Lecturer at the University of Buenos Aires´ Social Sciences School and at UNSAM´s School of Politics and Government.

Since 2012 she has been CIEP-UNSAM’s coordinator for publications. She is part of the academic team that provides support in the area research methodology.

Contact:

publicaciones@ciep.unsam.edu.ar

 
 

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Ángel Zapata Martínez - Global Campus

Master's Tutor

Ángel Zapata Martínez

Ángel Zapata holds a degree in Political Science from the Universidad Central de Venezuela and he is an Alumni of the Master´s in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America and the Caribbean (LATMA).

He has been a researcher at the Legislative Assembly of Venezuela, and research assistant at Human Rights Watch, Americas Division.

His research interests are civil and political rights and public policies and human rights.

Since 2020 he has been Master’s Tutor at LATMA.

Contact:

tutor@ciep.unsam.edu.ar

 
 

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Violeta Fernández  - Global Campus

Academic and Capacity Building Administrator

Violeta Fernández

Violeta Fernández holds a degree in Art History with concentration in Cinema and Theater, from the University of Buenos Aires. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Cultural Management and Public Cultural Rights from the Universidad Nacional de las Artes in Argentina.

Since 2017 she has held several responsibilities at CIEP-UNSAM including Capacity Building Technician and more recently, Academic and Capacity Building Administrator.

Contact:

capacitacion@ciep.unsan.edu.ar

 
 

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Rocio Puente de Diego - Global Campus

Web designer and content maker for social media

Rocío Puente de Diego

Rocío Puente de Diego is pursuing a university degree in Image and Sound Design at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). She has been a cinematographer and cameraperson in a number of independent short films.

She has a special interest and work experience in artistic, documentary and urban photography.

In 2019 she directed the short film titled "Nueva Casa", about chinese families living in Argentina, which was selected for the 21st edition of BAFICI, received the public choice award at the CONSTRUIR CINE festival and other festivals.

Since 2017 she has been web designer and content maker for social media at Global Campus Latin America.

Contact:

webmaster@ciep.unsam.edu.ar

 
 

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Andrea Flores Ruilova - Global Campus

Researcher

Andrea Flores Ruilova

Andrea Flores Ruilova holds a degree in Law from the Pontificia Universidad Católica in Ecuador. She is a Restorative Juvenile Justice Specialist (University of Geneva) and holds a Diploma in Access to Justice from the Universidad Javeriana in Colombia.

She is an Alumni of the Master’s in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America and the Caribbean (LATMA). She is currently pursuing a Master’s of Children's Rights from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

Between 2015 and 2018 she was National Department Chief for Access to Justice and Legal Pluralism at the Council of the Judicial Branch in Ecuador. She is an experienced international consultant and researcher in the area of access to justice, human rights, children and adolescents.

Since 2019 she is a researcher for special projects at CIEP-UNSAM.

Contact:

investigacion@ciep.unsam.edu.ar

 
 

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Óscar Patricio Rojas Mesina - Global Campus

Researcher

Óscar Patricio Rojas Mesina

Óscar Patricio Rojas Mesina holds a degree in Law, a Minor in Political Science, a Master's Degree in Public Law, and he is an Alumni of the Master´s in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America and the Caribbean (LATMA). He is currently pursuing a PhD in Political Science at UNSAM.

He has been a lecturer and researcher at the Human Rights Center of the Universidad Diego Portales (Chile) and an advisor at the National Congress of Chile. Between 2014-2016, he was Vice-President of the Board of Directors of Amnesty International - Chile. His research focus is human rights from the perspective of social movements, crimes of the past, human mobility, labor and children. He provides advice to civil society organizations and unions.

Since 2019 he is a researcher for special projects at CIEP-UNSAM.

Contact:

investigacion@ciep.unsam.edu.ar

 
 

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Santiago Plata - Global Campus

Researcher

Santiago Plata

Santiago Plata holds a degree in International Relations from the Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás in Brazil. He is an Alumni of the Master´s in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America and the Caribbean (LATMA).

He is a member of the Research Group on Violence against Children and Adolescents and New Technologies of the MERCOSUR Institute of Public Policies for Human Rights (IPPDH). Since 2008, he has coordinated national advocacy and promotion campaigns for children's rights in Brazil and led the representation of young people in international conferences of the United Nations, with experience working in institutions of civil society and the public executive branch.

Between 2014 and 2017 he was Project Officer at the International Institute for the Development of Citizenship (IIDAC), in cooperation activities with UNICEF. His research interests are children’s rights and technology in the digital age, human rights and the environment, development education and global citizenship.

Since 2020 he is a Children’s Rights Expert at Global Campus Latin America.

Contact:

investigacion@ciep.unsam.edu.ar

 
 

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Melina García Bartolini - Global Campus

Administrative Technician

Melina García Bartolini

Melina García Bartolini holds a degree in Public Accountancy and another one in Psychology

She has extensive experience in the public and private sectors. She had been an auditor and inspector in the provincial public sphere.

Her main expertise is the development and design of procedures for the acquisition of goods and services, their analysis, control in accordance with the applicable regulatory framework, and accounting.

Since 2011 she has been working as a technical, administrative and logistics consultant for CIEP-UNSAM.

Contact:

admin@ciep.unsam.edu.ar

 
 

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Mariana Puerta - Global Campus

Logistics assistant

Mariana Puerta

Mariana Puerta is currently pursuing a degree in Sociology at the Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires.

As part of the permanent staff of the UNSAM, Mariana has extensive experience in UNSAM's administrative issues.

Since 2019 she has been administrative and logistics assistant at CIEP-UNSAM.

 
 

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Carolina Scarfo - Global Campus

Receptionist

Carolina Scarfo

Carolina Scarfo is a technician in administration. She has an extensive experience working in public sector as HR assistant.

Since 2019 she has been receptionist and administrative and logistics assistant at CIEP-UNSAM.

Contact:

info@ciep.unsam.edu.ar

 
 

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Augusto Trelles - Global Campus

Maintenance and Security Assistant

Augusto Trelles

Augusto Trelles has been working in all tasks related to maintenance and security of CIEP-UNSAM since 2011.

 
 

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Lecturers

Name and Surname

Affiliation

Víctor Abramovich

Universidad Nacional de Lanús, former IACHR Member, GC Latin America Academic Commitee Member

Juan Pablo Albán Alencastro

Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador), GC Latin America Scientific Commitee

Karina Ansolabehere

Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, FLACSO (Mexico) – Universidad Autónoma de México

Roberta Baggio

Universidad Federal de Río Grande do Sul (Brazil) – GC Latin America Scientific Committee Member - Global Campus Assembly Member

Mary Beloff

Criminal Policy Prosecutor, Office of the Attorney General

Universidad de Buenos Aires

Marco Borracchetti

Universitá di Bologna – GC South East Europe Director - Global Campus Council Member

Geraldina Brid

Universidad Nacional de San Martín

Nancy Cardinaux

Universidad de Buenos Aires - CONICET

Fernando Calderón

Universidad Nacional de San Martín

Marcelo Cavarozzi

Universidad Nacional de San Martín

Pablo Ceriani Cernadas

Universidad Nacional de Lanús – Former member UN Committee on Migrants

Rocío Comas

Universidad Nacional de San Martín – Children’s Rights Officer GC Latin America

José Luis Corragio

Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento

Horacio Corti

Universidad de Buenos Aires

Claudia Couso

Universidad Nacional de San Martín – Coordinator for Publications Global Campus Latin America

Leonardo Cruder

Centro de Tecnologías para la Salud y la Discapacidad INTI

Cayetano De Lella

Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento

Bernard Duhaime

Université du Québec à Montréal - Member UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

María Luisa Femenías

Universidad Nacional de La Plata

Andrea Flores Ruilova

Universidad Nacional de San Martín – Researcher GC Latin America

Santiago Garaño

Universidad Nacional de Lanús

Valeria Guerra

Regional Office, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Mariano Godachevich

Ministry of Justice (Argentina), Member of the OAS Committee on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Persons with Dissabilities.

Verónica Gómez

Universidad Nacional de San Martín – GC Latin America Director for Education - Global Campus President

Ana Gonzalez

Former Member Comisión de Esclarecimiento Guatemala, former staff member UN Mission in Guatemala.

Felipe Gómez Isa

Universidad de Deusto – Global Campus Vice President

Sabelo Gumedze

Member UN Working Group on Peoples of African Descent – GC Africa Alumni

Mike Hayes

Mahidol University (Thailand) – GC Asia Pacific Director - Global Campus Council Member

Verónica Jaramillo Fonn

Universidad Nacional de Lanús - Ministry of Women, Gender and Diversity (Argentina)

Alejandro Kaufman

Universidad de Quilmes

Gabriela Kletzel

Ministry of Justice and Human Rights (Argentina)

Osvaldo Kreimer

Former Principal Specialist IACHR, expert on Indigenous Peoples

Diego Ariel López

Universidad Nacional de San Martín – Academic Coordinator Global Campus Latin America – Global Campus Academic Affairs Committee Member

Natalia Luterstein

Ministry of Justice and Human Rights (Argentina)

Julio Mallea

 

Universidad Mayor de San Andrés de La Paz (Bolivia)

Héctor Mazzei

Universidad Nacional de San Martín - Global Campus Assembly Member

Susana Méndez

Comisión Provincial por la Memoria – GC Latin America Academic Committee Member

Diego Morales

Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales CELS

Claudio Nash

Universidad de Chile – GC Latin America Scientific Committee

Gerd Oberleitner

Universität Graz – Member Global Campus Assembly

Javier Palummo

MERCOSUR Institute for Public Policy on Human Rights IPPDH

Laura Pautassi

Universidad de Buenos Aires – CONICET - Former Chairperson Mecanismo Monitoreo Protocolo San Salvador OAS

Jorge Plano

Universidad Tecnológica Nacional – Expert on Accessibility

Santiago Plata Garces

Universidad Nacional de San Martín – Children’s Rights Officer GC Latin America

Sandra Raggio

Comisión Provincial por la Memoria

Esteban Rodríguez Alzueta

Universidad Nacional de Quilmes – Universidad Nacional de La Plata

Patricio Rojas Mesina

Universidad Nacional de San Martín – Researcher GC Latin America

Julieta Rossi

Universidad Nacional de Lanús

Jimena Sáenz

Universidad Nacional de La Plata

Daniela Salazar

Universidad San Francisco de Quito – Vice President Constitutional Court of Ecuador

Susana Sanz

Director of Gender and Diversity RTA

Sandra Serrano

Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, FLACSO (Mexico)

Martín Sigal

Universidad de Buenos Aires

María Sonderéguer

Universidad Nacional de Quilmes – Comisión Provincial por la Memoria – GC Latin America Academic Committee - Global Campus Assembly Member

Jorge Taiana

Universidad Nacional de San Martín – GC Latin America General Director – Member of Congress (Senate) Argentina .

Patricia Tappatá Valdez

Member of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts established by the IACHR and Bolivia

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Human Rights Watch/Americas, Deputy Director (acting)

Martiniano Terragni

Universidad de Buenos Aires

Liliana Tojo

Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL)

Federico Traversa

Universidad de La República (Uruguay)

George Ulrich

Global Campus Academic Director

Francisco Urízar

Universidad Rafael Landívar (Guatemala) – GC Latin America Scientific Committee Member

Frans Viljoen

University of Pretoria - GC Africa Director – Vice President Global Campus

Carolina Von Opiela

Ministry of the Interior (Argentina)

Juan Wahren

Universidad de Buenos Aires - CONICET

Angel David Zapata

Universidad Nacional de San Martín - GC Latin America Master’s Tutor

Carlos Zelada

Universidad del Pacífico (Peru) – GC Latin America Scientific Committe Member - Global Campus Council Member