Who we are

Executive Committee

  • Ileana Alamilla Bustamante†

    Journalist and Executive Director of the “Centro de Reportes Informativos de Guatemala” CERIGUA.

    †Deceased

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  • Claudio Recupero

    He is a historian, teacher and documentary filmmaker, as well as an active member of the Council of Europe “No hate speech movement” campaign

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  • Guillermo Kerber

    Philosopher and theologian, he is the Program Executive of the Commission on International Affairs at the World Council of Churches in Geneva

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  • Manéli Farahmand

    PhD candidate in religious studies at the University of Lausanne

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  • Roberto Garretón

    He is a lawyer, university lecturer, human rights defender and United Nations expert. He is the former United Nations Special Rapporteur for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, member of the UN Advisory Committee on Genocide Prevention, member of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention and member of the International Commission of Jurists

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  • Rocío Rosero

    Ecuadorian feminist and women’s rights defender in Ecuador and Latin America for more than four decades. She is a sociologist specialized in Anthropology. She holds a degree in Human Rights and Society and a Masters degree in Gender, Society and Public Policy

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Team

  • Claudia Gonçalves – Project Assistant

    Project Assistant in research, advocacy and fundraising

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  • Dilberto Trujillo Dussán – Program Manager

    Dilberto coordinates RIDH’s Business and Human Rights Program. He is an expert in public administration having advised local governments of Colombia on public policies. He is also in charge of liaising with United Nations experts and special procedures in Geneva

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  • Elise Golay – Deputy Director

    Elise is a journalist and human rights advocate specialised in the United Nations system. She manages the mobile application Geneva Human Rights Agenda, coordinates public relations and writes for Panorama. She also leads on advocacy campaigns

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  • Grace Elias – Project and Communications Officer

    Grace works mainly on securing relationships with the private sector, where she worked for many years. At RIDH, she engages in corporate fundraising to ensure sustainable funding

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  • Johnny Meneses – Project Officer

    Johnny is a Colombian human rights consultant specialized in project cycle. He advises RIDH on communication strategies with a focus on social media and produces infographics for the organization’s campaigns

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  • Martha Jackson-Eade – Project Assistant

    Project Assistant in research, advocacy and fundraising

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  • Michelle Langrand – Project Assistant

    Project Assistant in research and translation

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  • Ramón Muñoz Castro – Director

    Ramon is a lawyer, human rights defender, international lecturer, and advisor on human rights issues. He specializes in facilitating dialogue between civil society and governmental institutions, developing public policies and is an expert in the international human rights system

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  • Simon Meretab – Program Manager

    Simon leads on thematic campaigns on migration, rights of minorities, racism and indigenous persons’ rights. He has a background in development aid and advocacy, and expertise in producing and editing content, including for outreach and fundraising

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  • Yoselyn Manzano – Project Assistant

    Project Assistant in research and advocacy

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