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    Raquel Zonia YRIGOYEN FAJARDO (Curriculum Vitae)

    raquelyf@alertanet.org

    GENERAL DATA ...................................................................................................................................... 1 I. STUDIES.......................................................................................................................................... 2 II. AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS .................................................................................................. 2 III. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE .................................................................................................... 3 III. UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE (Guest professor and speaker) ................................. 10 IV. PUBLICATIONS ............................................................................................................................ 12 V. EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE ........................................................................................................... 15 VI. MEMBERSHIP IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ............................... 16

GENERAL DATA

    - Place and date of birth: Huaraz -Ancash, Peru: 31/05/1963

    - Citizenship: Peruvian. Passport 3534867, DNI 06744190

Permanent Contact

    - International Institute on Law and Society (IILS)/ Instituto Internacional de Derecho y Sociedad

    (IIDS). Address: Jr. Ribeyro 132, Lima 11, Perú. Tel. (51-1) 4241723. Cel. (51-1) 957-45490.

    - E-mail: raquelyf@alertanet.org, raquelyf@hotmail.com, web: www.alertanet.org

Qualifications summary: major areas

-Topics of experience: Human rights, access to justice and indigenous rights. Multiculturalism,

    intercultural dialogue, legal pluralism, customary law and indigenous law. Rule of law, legal & judicial

    reform, alternative dispute resolution, and “informal justice”. Gender and women’s rights. Minority rights.

    Citizen participation, democracy and local government. Good governance and transparency. Legal

    anthropology, sociology of law and criminology; constitutional law and criminal law. International Law on

    human rights, international humanitarian law, and truth commissions in post conflict countries.

- Areas of experience: Work experience since 1983 in rights awareness raising, training in and defence

    of human rights; United Nations missions and international cooperation programs; civil society

    participation, consensus building; constitutional, legal and judicial reform; institutional strengthening,

    project design, management, monitoring and evaluation; network creation and support; research and

    writing reports; university teaching, popular education; editing, and website design.

Countries which I have visited for professional or academic assignments:

    a) Extended periods: Peru (citizen); Timor-Leste (2008-2009), Guatemala (2006-2007; 1996-1999);

    Cambodia (2004-2005), Canada (1999-2004), Spain (1993-1996), United Kingdom (1994);

    b) Others in South America: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Panama, Venezuela; c) Others in

    Central America and the Caribbean: Barbados, Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Honduras,

    Nicaragua; d) Others in North America: Mexico, USA; e) Others in Europe: Belgium, France, Germany,

    Holland, Italy, Luxembourg; f) Others in Africa: Tunisia; g) Others in Asia: Thailand, Timor-Leste,

    Singapore, Taiwan; f) Australia.

Languages: Spanish (mother tongue), English (UN Proficiency & TOEFL), working knowledge of

    Portuguese (CEB), studies of French (AF).

Picture with the research team of the book Pathways to justice, released in Cambodia (Sept. 2005)

    Picture at the University of Andalusia, Spain.

     1 CV Raquel Z. Yrigoyen Fajardo / January 2010

    I. STUDIES

PhD in law. University of Barcelona, Faculty of Law, Department of Criminal Law (1993-95). Thesis:

    Constitutional and criminal subjection of indigenous peoples in the Andean Countries in the XIX century,

     defended in 2005. The thesis awarded highest honors.

    International Fellowship in Comparative Federal Indian Law. University of Oklahoma, Law faculty (Oklahoma, 2007).

    Specialization in Indigenous Customary Law. (Post-graduate studies). Autonomous National University of Mexico and San Carlos University of Guatemala. (1997-1998). Thesis (Guatemala, 1998):

    Justice and legal pluralism in Guatemala (awarded highest honors).

    Master in Criminal Justice System and Social Problems. University of Barcelona (1993-95). Thesis (June 1995): Constitutional recognition of difference in the Andean Countries (Peru, Colombia and

    Bolivia).

Common Study Programme on Criminal Justice and Critical Criminology. Erasmus Common

    Study Programme. Middlesex University, U. Barcelona, U. Bari-Italia, U. Rotterdam-Holland and U.

    Saarlandes-Germany. (1993-1995). Saarbruken, Diploma (1995).

Anthropology Studies. (Post-graduate Diploma). Catholic University of Peru, School of Post-Graduate

    Studies. (1987-1993). Diploma, Lima 1993.

    Graduate in Law (Lawyer). Catholic University of Peru (1980-1986). Thesis: “The Rural Rondas in Peru, a legal anthropology study”. The thesis awarded highest honors. Lima, 1993.

This title was homologated as a title of “lawyer” in Spain (Minister of Education Decree, Nov., 17, 1994).

    Bachelor in Law. Catholic University of Peru. 1992. Honor list of the Faculty of Law (Lista de

    Excelencia).

Studies in Law: Catholic University of Peru, Faculty of Law. Lima. (1982-1986).

    Studies in Arts: Catholic University of Peru, School of Arts. Lima. (1980-1981).

    II. AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Awards (among others)

    ? Masaji Chiba award for the study of Legal Pluralism. International Institute for the Sociology of

    Law (IISL). Oñati, Spain, October 2000. Internship at the IISL: July 2001.

    ? Publication award on Justice in Latin America. Institute of Alternative Legal Services, ILSA.

    Bogota, Columbia, September 2000.

    ? Research Prize. “Premi Jusfiforum“ for the essay “Alternatives to prison and harm

    reduction (Alternativas a la prision y reducción de sus efectos vulnerantes). Generalitat de

    Catalunya. Barcelona,1995.

    ? First National Prize in Essay on History. Education Ministry and the newspaper “El Diario Ojo“.

    Lima, 1979.

Scholarships for Studies (among others)

    ? First International Course on Legal Anthropology. University of Chile. Santiago de Chile. 5-23

    Nov. 2007.

    ? International Course on Indigenous rights and policy. International Training Centre of the

    International Labour Organization. Turin, Italy. Oct. 2007.

    ? International Fellowship in Comparative Federal Indian Law. University of Oklahoma, College

    of Law (May -July, 2007). (Info: Robertson, Lindsay G. lrobertson@ou.edu). ? International Seminar on Interculturalism. University of Chile. Santiago, December 2003.

    ? International Course in Customary law in Chile. Latin American Network on Legal Pluralism.

     2 CV Raquel Z. Yrigoyen Fajardo / January 2010

    Arica, Chile, March 18-23, 2000.

    ? International course on Justice and Constitution, in Tunis. Academie Internationale de Droit

    Constitutionnel. Tunisia, July 1995.

    ? Doctorate Studies in Spain. Spanish Cooperation Agency (Barcelona, 1993- 1996).

    ? Common European Programme on Critical Criminology and Criminal Justice, 1993-1995.

    Erasmus Programme grant to study a semester at Middlesex University (London, 1994), and to

    attend Common Sessions in Bari (Italy), Rotterdam (Holland), Saarbruken (Germany) and

    Barcelona.

    ? Pre-graduate thesis Scholarship. National Council of Sciences and Technology-CONCYTEC.

    Lima, 1989. The thesis was awarded maximum honors.

    ? International Course on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Human Rights Center of

    Geneva and Andean Commission of Jurists. Lima, 1988.

    ? V Interdisciplinary Course on Human Rights in Costa Rica. InterAmerican Institute on Human

    Rights-IIDH. San Jose, Costa Rica. 1987.

    Scholarships for Conferences and Congress abroad (among others) ? VI Congress of The Latin American Network on Legal Pluralism. ENAH. Bogota, Colombia, Oct.

    26- Nov. 4, 2008.

    ? V Congress of The Latin American Network on Legal Pluralism.CIESAS, Oaxaca and Mexico,

    Nov. 2006.

    ? International Seminar on Access to Justice for the South Pacific Asia. UNPD Thailand. Phnon

    Penh, Cambodia. September 2005.

    ? IV Congress of Researches on indigenous rights. Unversity of Girona, Spain, Oct. 2004. ? IV Congress of The Latin American Network on Legal Pluralism. Flacso-Ecuador, Quito, August,

    2004.

    ? International Seminar on Interculturality. University of Chile. Santiago de Chile, Dec. 2003.

    ? International Congress of Latinoamericanists, Chile, July 2003 (resigned).

    ? III Congress of The Latin American Network on Legal Pluralism