Jimena Reyes

Jimena Reyes

Jimena Reyes is a Paris Bar human rights attorney. As the International Federation of Human Rights’ Director for the Americas since June 2003, she has conducted investigations on human rights in Northern and Latin American countries, particularly on the rule of law, migration, business and human rights, impunity of international crimes and human rights defenders. She has also litigated before the Inter-American system of human rights and presented communications to the International Criminal Court on Colombia, Honduras and Mexico. She holds a Bachelor of Law from King’s College, a Maîtrise de droit from the Panthéon Sorbonne, and a Master in European studies from the College of Europe. During her fellowship, she will be working on how human rights can contribute to the fight against corruption. Jimena is the recipient of HRP’s Eleanor Roosevelt Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year.