Noelia Maciel Benítez

In this role, Noelia coordinates at the local level the internship project for the empowerment of activists in Latin America. Noelia also supports Race and Equality’s capacity building actions for effectively implementing the Inter-American Convention against Racism, Racial Discrimination, and All Forms of Intolerance (CIRDI) in Uruguay.

Noelia is a human rights defender of the Afro-descendant population of the Americas with more than twenty years of experience. She has worked on building capacity for political advocacy and advocacy in civil society organizations. At the same time, she has experience working with the Inter-American (OAS) and International (UN) System for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights.

Noelia is a Popular Educator certified by the Franciscan Multiversity of Latin America with several Human Rights certifications with a Diploma in Race Relations and Social Inclusion of the Afro-descendant population. She is an independent consultant in Human Rights, Afro-descendants, and Public Policies with experience in Public Management and project management.

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