Andrea Buitrago-Carranza

Andrea Buitrago-Carranza

Legal Researcher and Policy Analyst

Andrea Buitrago-Carranza is a legal researcher and policy analyst at Hutchins Legal Inc., focused on the international law applicable to Aboriginal issues in Canada, in particular human rights under the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Andrea is a graduate from the Faculty of Law of McGill University. During her law studies at McGill, Andrea explored her interest in academia and was co-founder of the McGill Journal of International Law and Legal Pluralism “Inter-Gentes.” Both as part of a research team and individually, she wrote and presented at conferences papers relating to different ways to enforce human rights internationally and domestically.

Shortly after the completion of her law studies, Andrea joined the legal offices of three Specialized Agencies of the United Nations as legal trainee: the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), and the International Civil Aviation Organization of the United Nations (ICAO). Andrea was also the 2016-2017 McGill Law Clerk before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, where among other tasks, she provided research and helped drafting the Advisory Opinion OC-24/17, concerning the right to identity.

Andrea works in English, French and Spanish.

Direct line: 5148492403 Ext. 241

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