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María Elisa Franco

Maria Elisa currently is a doctoral student of the Division of Graduate Studies of the Faculty of Law of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and Fellow of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT). Master in Law from UNAM and her law degree from the Western Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESO). Professor of the Faculty of Law of UNAM and ITESO.

As for her work experience, she has been a consultant on human rights (particularly on gender, childhood and freedom of expression) for various national and international organizations such as UNESCO, the Human Rights Commission of the Federal District, the Council for the Prevention and Elimination of Discrimination in Mexico City, among others. Coordinator monitors and monitor of the two versions of the online course “International legal framework on freedom of expression, access to public information and protection of journalists” for judiciary officials in Latin America and Spain. From July 2013 to October 2014 she served as an advisor to the Human Rights Coordination and Advisory of the Presidency of the Supreme Court of Justice of Mexico. She has several publications regarding human rights.