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Carolina Olarte-Bácares

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Dean
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Carolina is an Dean and Associate Professor at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Bogotá. Colombia
Carolina holds a PhD degree in Law at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, a master’s degree in International Law from the Robert Schuman University of Strasbourg, and a Law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana of Bogota. Her research focuses on the articulation of International Investment Law and Human Rights in the Latin-American context, business and Human Rights, collective memory and legal education. She has several publications regarding the particularities of the Inter-American Human Rights System, the interaction of economics and Human Rights, the evolution of the International Investment Regime, the effectiveness of economic, social and cultural rights, business and Human Rights, and the impact of legal education in Latin-America. Carolina serves as member of the Editorial Board of the Brazilian Journal of International Law and the Anuario Iberoamericano sobre Derecho Internacional Humanitario, Member, Board, Global Business and Human Rights Association, Governance Committee Member Teaching Business and Human Rights Forum, and founding member of the Colombian Academy of International Law (ACCOLDI)
She has been a research associate at several Universities in Colombia, guest lecturer Latin-American universities, and lecturer at Sciences Po Paris. Carolina is also an independent consultant in international law, investment arbitration, human rights and business and human Rights for several law firms and private corporations as well as an external consultant for diplomatic representations in Colombia on matters related to diplomatic privileges and immunities.