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Alfredo Romero

Foro Penal
Joined November 2017
Interests: Criminal Justice, Generalist Legal Services
Lawyer, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas, MA, Georgetown University; LLM,
London School of Economics. Legal adviser to various companies and individuals on
public and constitutional law and litigation. Partner, Himiob Romero Law Firm. Executive
Director of Foro Penal (FP), winner of the 2014 Department of State Human Rights
Defender Award, Human Rights Award of the Embassy of Canada in Caracas and 2015
fellow at Harvard Kennedy School Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. I have been registering cases and filing actions for violations of human rights at the Inter American
Commission for Human Rights (OAS) and the United Nations Human Rights entities
such as Working Group on Arbitrary Detention and Committee Against Torture.
Professor of Public Law at "Universidad Central de Venezuela". Member of the Global
Agenda Council on Justice of the World Economic Forum. More recently awarded with
2017 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award

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