Catalina Botero

Colombia  |  Dean, Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de los Andes

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

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Catalina Botero is the founding partner of DeJusticia Colombia, co-chair of the Facebook Oversight Board and former dean of the Law School at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. She served as the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression for the Organization of American States’ Inter-American Commission on Human Rights from 2008 to 2014 as well as Auxiliary Magistrate at the Constitutional Court of Colombia for several periods. Botero previously held a number of public and private nonprofit posts in Colombia. She is also a member of the awards committee of the Columbia University Global Freedom of Expression Prize. Botero received her law degree from Universidad de los Andes and went on to complete her postgraduate studies in public management, administrative and constitutional law, and human rights.


Botero joined the Dialogue as a Member in 2017.

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Member in the News: Catalina Botero

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.


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. 

Promesas Incumplidas: América Latina Hoy

El libro busca hacer un balance de donde se encuentra América Latina en una serie de temas cruciales: desarrollo socioeconómico, seguridad y violencia, estado de derecho, crecimiento económico, integración regional y relaciones con el mundo.

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