Elida Caballero Cabrera, Advocacy Adviser for Latin America & the Caribbean


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Elida joined the Center in 2016. She works on advancing and seeking increased recognition of reproductive rights across Latin America and the Caribbean through the implementation of advocacy strategies before the Organization of American States and in other inter-governmental processes. She is also responsible for the Center's advocacy work in El Salvador and Honduras.

Elida was a consultant at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency-MIGA and the World Bank Group, where she supported the Executive Vice President &amp, CEO and worked in the health department of the Latin America and the Caribbean and South Asia regions. Prior to that, Elida worked as a legal counselor at the Mission of Panama to the OAS, a consular officer at the Embassy of Panama to the White House, and a program assistant at the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at the American University Washington College of Law.

She was also an editorial staffer of the International Law Review (ILR) and Sustainable Development Law &amp, Policy Review at the  Washington College of Law.

Elida received her law degree at the Universidad Santa Maria la Antigua in Chiriqui, Panama, and her LLM at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington D.C.

Elida is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.