Ronalth Iván Ochaeta Argueta

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Ronalth Ochaeta "is Guatemala's ambassador at the Organization of American States (OAS). He was an advisor to the executive office of the Interamerican Institute of Human Rights (IIHR) and program officer for Colombia and Cuba. Mr. Ochaeta was co-founder and executive director of the Human Rights Office of the Archdiocese of Guatemala. Under his administration, the Project for the Recovery of Historic Memory was carried out. Among numerous positions, he has been a national and regional consultant on human rights. He is an expert on the international protection of human rights. In 1994, he was an assistant to the Interamerican Commission on Human Rights. That same year, Time magazine selected him among the 100 world leaders for the 2000 millennium Mr. Ochaeta is a lawyer and notary per his studies at the University of San Carlos in Guatemala, graduated in the XXIV class of the High Academy of International Law at the Hague, and obtained a master's degree in international law (Magna Cum Laude) at the University of Notre Dame." [1]

In 2003 he was a board member of the Memory, Truth and Justice: Comparative Perspectives on National Reconciliation.

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