Fernando is a consultant for the Latin America Legal Program at Race and Equality.
Before joining Race and Equality, Fernando worked as a legal consultant for various non-governmental organizations in Latin America. In Argentina, Fernando was Chief of Staff and Legal Advisor to the Secretary for Human Rights in the Buenos Aires province, where he designed and applied public policies on human rights and represented the province before international human rights protection mechanisms. Fernando has extensive experience on migration and refugee issues, international criminal law, and litigation before the Inter-American Human Rights System. Fernando has also served as an intern at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and at the Center for Justice and International Law.
Fernando graduated as a lawyer from the University of Buenos Aires Law School. In addition, he holds a Master’s Degree in Fundamental Rights from the University Carlos III of Madrid. Fernando has taken many courses and certificate programs on economic, social and cultural rights, as well as development, migration and refugees.