Laura Duarte

Business and Human Rights

Laura Duarte studied law at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia, as well as human rights and multilevel governance at the Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy. During her studies, she worked in strategic litigation and in support of the Colombian peace process (MAPP-OAS). After that, she was legal advisor for the implementation of public policies and public-private partnerships and provided legal support to human rights organizations in the field of women’s rights in India, Colombia, and Italy. In September 2019, she joined ECCHR with a scholarship by Kreuzberger Kinderstiftung and since October 2020 works as Bertha Justice Fellow in the Business and Human Rights program.