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Humberto Fernando Cantú Rivera

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Education

Doctorate in Law

Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II, París

2011-2018

Master’s degree in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II, París

2010-2011

Bachelor of Law (Summa cum laude)

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

2005-2010

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Career Path

Universidad de Monterrey 

Full Professor

2017

Comisión Estatal de Derechos Humanos de Nuevo León, México (State Commission for Human Rights of Nuevo León, Mexico)

Advisor

2012-2015

Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (Geneva, Switzerland)

Consultant

2012

International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH; Paris, France)

Consultant

2011

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Recognitions and Awards

Research Award 2017

Universidad de Monterrey

2017

Recognition as one of the best 10 books of 2017

Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

2017

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Publications

Cantú Rivera, H. (Coord.). (2017). Derechos Humanos Y Empresas: Reflexiones Desde América Latina (Human Rights and Companies: Reflections from Latin America) San José, Instituto Interamericano de Derechos Humanos.

Cantú Rivera, H. (2017). Negotiating a Business and Human Rights Treaty: The Early Stages. UNSW Journal, 40(3).

Cantú Rivera, H. (Ed.). (2015). The Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council. Cambridge: Intersentia.

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Presence in Congresses

International

Cantú Rivera, H. (February 28, 2018). Planes de Acción Nacional sobre empresas y derechos humanos: ¿Efectividad o espejismos? (National Action Plans on Companies and Human Rights: Effectiveness or Illusions?) Presented at the 167th Ordinary Session of the Inter American Commission for Human Rights at CIDH, Bogota, Colombia.

Cantú Rivera, H. (November 28, 2017). Challenges for the domestic public law regime of developing countries in the field of business and human rights. Presented at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights at the UN Office, Geneva, Switzerland.

Cantú Rivera, H. (October 25, 2017). The Elements Paper and Legal Liability. Presented at the 3rd session of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the elaboration of an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights at the UN Office, Geneva, Switzerland.