Dr. Beatriz Eugenia Sánchez-Mojica is a lawyer and has a Ph.D. in Human Rights. She is an expert in International Human Rights Law and forced migration issues. Her work, as academic and consultant, critically analyses the ability of International Law to weave a protective net in a globalized world. Her research is particularly focused on vulnerable populations, such as refugees, internal displaced persons, people uprooted due to disasters and climate change, as well as victims of armed conflict. She has taught law in various universities both in Colombia and Spain and has been a consultant on forced migration issues for OIM, UNDP and the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation (AECID).
Currently, she teaches at IE University Law Faculty and at Universidad Pontificia de Comillas. She is also a fellow researcher at Instituto de Estudios Sobre Conflictos y Acción Humanitaria (IECAH). Moreover, she coordinates the Latin American Network on Internally Displaced Persons (LANID).