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Colombia Human Rights Program Assistant
CRISTIAN SAEZ FLOREZ
Cristian Sáez Flórez graduated from the University of Antioquia, Colombia with a BA in Political Science. His research focused on comparative lessons from peace processes with guerrilla groups in Colombia. He has worked in various organizations on topics centered on peacebuilding and human rights in Colombia.
Whilst working with the House of Memory Museum in Medellin, he specialized in working with community groups, civil society organizations and academics on several projects about the effects of the armed conflict on communities, their memories and symbolic reparations processes.
Since 2018, he has focused on monitoring the implementation of the Final Peace Accord in Colombia, as a Junior Specialist at the Kroc Institute, specially working on the commitments established for the Comprehensive System for Justice, Truth, and Non- Recurrence, victims’ rights and women´s rights provisions.
Cristian is a GYC Colombia alum (2017) and has served as a guest speaker and Program Assistant since 2018. He is currently pursuing an MA in Peace Studies at Notre Dame University in the US.
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