Nelson Camilo Sánchez is a research coordinator of the Center for the Study of Law, Justice, and Society – Dejusticia – and associate professor at the “Universidad Nacional de Colombia” in Bogota. He holds a J.D and SJD from the “Universidad Nacional de Colombia” and an LL.M in International Legal Studies from Harvard Law School. During 2004-2005 he received the “Rómulo Gallegos” scholarship from the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (Washington D.C.). His research focuses on transitional justice, human rights, armed conflict, social justice, development and economic, social and cultural rights, and has done a close follow up of the peace talks with special focus on land restitution.

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