Marcelo Azambuja

Marcelo is a Latin America Legal Program Officer. He works on advocacy and strategic litigation actions before the Inter-American Human Rights System, the Universal Human Rights System, and International Financial Institutions. Before joining Race and Equality, he worked with the Inter-American Development Bank, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the UN International Law Commission, and the Center for Justice and International Law. He also worked as a lawyer, representing Brazilian civil society organizations and social movements before international and national forums. Marcelo holds a Master’s degree in International Human Rights Law and Humanitarian Law from American University Washington College of Law (USA), a Master’s degree in Public Law from Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Brazil), a Postgraduate degree in International Litigation from Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina), and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), with an exchange period at the Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina). He is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and English and he is studying French.

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