Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
My name is Paula Sofia Cuellar. I am from El Salvador. I hold an L.L.B. degree from Central American University José Simeón Cañas and an M.A. in human rights and education for peace from University of El Salvador. I have also earned an L.L.M. degree in international human rights from Notre Dame and a post-graduate diploma in human rights and democratization processes from the University of Chile. I have worked as a judicial clerk for El Salvador’s Supreme Court of Justice in the Constitutional Chamber and recently served as head of the International Unit. In addition, I have collaborated with several NGO´s that work on transitional justice and gender issues. Finally, I have taught human rights law and constitutional law since 2008 for undergraduate, graduate and judicial programs.
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Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Latin America and Africa
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
University of Notre Dame, M.A. in Peace Studies
How many years professional experience do you have ?
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Democratization, DDR, Education, Gender, Human Rights, Humanitarian Relief, Land Issues, Natural Resources, Peacebuilding, Peacekeeping, Rule of Law, Security
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Capacity Building, Curriculum Development, Monitoring, Program Design, Program Implemenation, Research, Training
Please select the donors (bi-lateral, international or foundations) in which you have direct and signifcant experience (either work for the donor or on projects funded by them)
European Union, USAID, United Nations
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Truth Commissions, Right to Truth, Transitional Justice Mechanisms and Political History of Genocide.
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