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

+1-202-822-9002 ˙ press@thedialogue.org

Catalina Botero is the Dean of the law school at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, and founding partner of DeJusticia 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.


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