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Elizabeth Salmón

Elizabeth Salmón holds a PhD in International Law from the University of Seville and is a full professor of International Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP). She is the Special Rapporteur of the United Nations on the human rights situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Additionally, she serves as a foreign legal expert to act as Amicus Curiae in the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) in Colombia.

Professor Salmón is the author of several publications in public international law, international human rights law, international criminal law, international humanitarian law, and transitional justice. She has served as the Executive Director of the Institute of Democracy and Human Rights of the same university (IDEHPUCP), director of the Master’s Program in Human Rights at PUCP, member of the Advisory Committee of the UN Human Rights Council, consultant to the Ministries of Justice and Defense of Peru, as well as to the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the United Nations, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. Additionally, she is a visiting professor and teaches specialized courses at various universities.

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