Isabel Pereira

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Universidad de los Andes (2008), and Master of Arts in Development Studies, with emphasis in conflict and peacebuilding, from the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies (IHEID), Switzerland (2015). Isabel has worked for international development cooperation agencies in Colombia focused on conflict-affectedregions, as well as advisor for the Colombian government in multilateral negotiation in sustainable development. Currently a researcher for the Drug Policy Area at the Center for Law, Justice and Society (Dejusticia), a think-do organization based in Bogotá, Colombia. At Dejusticia, she is coordinating the projects “Palliative Care and Human Rights in the Americas”, an assessment of barriers to access to controlled medicines and palliative care development in the region, as well as a cooperation project with the UK Embassy in Colombia, “Assessment of Post-UNGASS drug policy in Colombia”, with participation of the MoJ and other national authorities.