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Sofia Canovas Pereda
External Consultant , Inter-Parliamentary Union / World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland
Multilingual Human Rights Lawyer (Spanish, English, French)+8years of experience (UNFPA,UNICEF,UN Human Rights,WHO,Unitaid,The Global Fund to fight against HIV,TB, Malaria).
Gender based violence
Child protection
Gender Equality
Access to services(SRHS,HIV/TB/Malaria)
to medicines, medical ethics,
law, data protection,SEA
Program manager, advocacy, legislation and policy dialogue(HRC,UNGA)
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Government/Governance, Reforms
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
Professional Experience:
Programme Manager coordinating 17 country offices of UNICEF and leading on human rights,GBV, gender and policy dialogue, advocacy, legislation.
+8 years of experience in human rights, gender equality, GBV, harmful practices, access to SRHS, HIV; stigma and discrimination.
In addition, I have legal and auditing experience on informed consents, data protection, international security measures and protection of digital rights, e-commerce or mHealth.
LLM in Intellectual Property and IT Law and Privacy.
Law Degree focus on International law, Human rights and GBV.
Excellent academic credentials in -among other subjects- Constitutional law and Human rights.
Winner of a national merit fellowship at the French Bar Association to study International, European and French law.
Affiliations and Achievements:
Founder of the Girona Meeting Point (Students' Association to help help erasmus students and organize activities for them).
Secretary of LeClub Association (Association for expats in Geneva).
Representative of students in the University and during my masters.

Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French, Spanish, Catalan, French creole
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