Christian Salazar Volkmann

Christian Salazar Volkmann is working as the Representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Bogota, Colombia. Before this assignment he served as Representative of UNICEF in Iran as well as UNICEF Representative a.i. in Vietnam and Deputy Representative in Vietnam and Guatemala. He also worked as advisor for the German Society for Technical Cooperation (GIZ) on youth and human rights. Salazar’s main fields of technical expertise are human rights, governance, civil society and adolescents. At HRP, he conducted a study on the impact of OHCHR on the reduction of extrajudicial executions in Colombia.