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Catalina Botero Marino


Catalina Botero Marino is a lawyer, director of the UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Expression at Universidad de Los Andes, co-chair of the Oversight Board of Facebook and Instagram and an expert member of Columbia University’s Columbia Global Freedom of Expression project. She is also a member of the external transparency panel of the Inter-American Development Bank, commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists and vice-chair of the Advisory Board of the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI).

She is an adjunct professor at American University’s Human Rights Academy and visiting professor at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law. She was Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights/OAS, Dean of the Faculty of Law of the Universidad de Los Andes, and an Associate Judge of the Constitutional Court and of the Council of State in Colombia.

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