Mariana Salazar Albornoz

Mariana Salazar Albornoz is a Member of the Inter-American Juridical Committee of the OAS for the period 2019-2022, where she is Rapporteur for the Protection of Personal Data and for International Law Applicable to Cyberspace. Since 2019, she has been working as Academic Program Associate for Latin America and International Law at the Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities. She is a Member of the Editorial Board of the International Review of the Red Cross for the period 2021-2023 and a Member of the ICRC’s High-Level Global Advisory Board for the Protection of Civilians from Digital Threats during Armed Conflict. She is also a professor of international law at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.

Previously, she worked for 13 years at the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs where, among others, she was Coordinator of International Law and served as Technical Secretary of the Inter-Ministerial Commission on International Humanitarian Law of Mexico, as well as Focal Point of Mexico to the Latin American Network for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities and to the Global Network for the Responsibility to Protect. She holds a Law Degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and a Master’s Degree in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. She publishes on international law, atrocity prevention, armed conflict and human rights. She is a member of the Mexican Branch of the International Law Association and of the Mexican Council on International Affairs (COMEXI).


Organización de Estados Americanos
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