Legal Advisor, Human RIghts

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Provides advice and legal counsel to PAHO/WHO’s Governing Bodies, Executive Management, PAHO/WHO Representations (PWRs), Centers, and Country Offices on all legal matters, including the application of national and international law to the Organization’s programs and activities, constitutional, administrative, and procedural matters, as well as technical legal matters related to legislation and human rights law. Drafts, reviews, and/or negotiates contracts, treaties, agreements, resolutions, and any other type of instrument which has legal implications for the Organization. Represents and defends the Organization before the internal appeals process as well as the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labor Organization and other national or international judicial and quasi-judicial fora, as appropriate.