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About Marco A. Velásquez-Ruiz

Faculty member at Instituto PENSAR - Universidad Javeriana. Lecturer, researcher, and consultant in International Law and Human Rights Law, with particular interest in international investment law and arbitration, human mobility, business and human rights,and transnational governance. Regular columnist at El Tiempo and other independent media. Marco holds a PhD in Law from Osgoode Hall Law School - York University (Toronto, Canada), an LLM in International Law from IHEID (Geneva, Switzerland), and a Bachelors Degree in Law from Universidad Javeriana (Bogota, Colombia).


December 2015 - Present Senior Consultant, Handicap International
Present Faculty Member, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana ‐ Instituto PENSAR

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

International Law, Human Rights Law, and Global Governance

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Honors and Awards

  • Harry W. Arthurs Fellow
  • Colciencias Scholar
  • Colfuturo Scholar

Contact Information

Instituto PENSAR - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Carrera 7 No. 39-08 / Casa Navarro. Bogota D.C. Colombia.
Tel: (571) 3208320 Ext. 5505


International Law (13)

Human Rights (8)

Migration Law (2)

International Humanitarian Law (1)

International Economic Law (4)