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Rodrigo Uprimny Yepes

Rodrigo is a lawyer, with a Master’s degree (DEA) in sociology of development from the University Paris I (IEDES) and a Ph.D in Economy from Amiens University. He was a Professor and now a Professor Emeritus at the National University of Colombia, and has been a visiting professor at several universities.

He was an assistant magistrate and temporary replacement at the Constitutional Court and is co-judge of that Court and of the Council of State. He is a member of the International Commission of Jurists and the United Nations ESCR Committee (2015-2018). He is also a columnist for El Espectador.
Rodrigo was Director of Dejusticia and is currently th Director of the Drug Policy Area. His areas of interest are especially ESCR, transitional justice, judicial system and drug policy. He has published several books and articles on these issues, as author or co-author.


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