Dr Pablo Ceriani Cernadas is a lawyer (University of Buenos Aires), and has a PhD in Human Rights (University of Valencia, Spain) as well as a Master degree in International Migration and Migration Law (European University of Madrid). He is currently the Coordinator of the Migration & Asylum Research and Advocacy Program at the Institute for Justice and Human Rights of the National University of Lanús (UNLA, Argentina) and the Director of the Specialization on Migration, Asylum and Human Rights (UNLA).
He is the former Vice-Chairperson of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Migrant Workers and Their Families (CMW), Professor on Migration & Human Rights at the Master on Human Rights (UNLA), Law School & Postgraduate Diplomate on Migration and Refugees (University of Buenos Aires) and Master in Human Rights and Democratization (National University of San Martin).
He is a consultant for UNICEF offices (Latin America and others) on the rights of children in the context of migration. He has been a consultant to ILO and UNFPA on initiatives related to migrant workers and migrant women respectively. He is also a member of the Global Migration Policy Associates (GMPA) and a member of the Advisory Board of the UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty. Former Coordinator of the Legal Clinic for Immigrants and Refugees’ Rights (University of Buenos Aires) and Coordinator of the Program on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CELS, Argentina). Dr Cernadas is also the author and editor of numerous publications on migration policies and human rights.