Catalina Botero

Colombia  |  Co-Chair, Oversight Board of Facebook and Instagram

Former Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

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

Botero joined the Dialogue as a Member in 2017.


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Catalina Botero, dean of the Law School at Universidad de los Andes, was selected as one of the four co-chairs for the new oversight Board for Facebook. The company’s independent oversight body will focus on challenging content issues, such as areas of hate speech, harassment, and protecting people’s safety and privacy.

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Redes sociales, desinformación y cambios en América Latina

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, y Catalina Botero, decana de la escuela de derecho de la Universidad de los Andes en Bogotá y miembro del Diálogo, hablaron con Andrea Berna de NTN24 sobre el papel de las redes sociales y la desinformación en los cambios políticos en América Latina. 

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