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Global Freedom of Expression

Catalina Botero Marino

Catalina Botero Marino is a lawyer, co-chair of the Facebook and Instagram’s Oversight Board, member of the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute Council, commissioner at the International Commission of Jurists and arbitrator of the Bogotá’s Chamber of Commerce She is an expert in constitutional law, international human rights law, transitional justice, and access to information. She is the director of UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Expression, an associate professor of American University, co-chair of the Colombian ICON-S Chapter and a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law. She is an expert affiliated to Columbia Global Freedom of Expression. From 2016 to 2021 was Dean of the Law School at Universidad de los Andes. She has been a guest lecturer at universities in more than twenty countries and has published articles on human rights and freedom of expression, which are translated into several languages.