Alma Viviana Pérez
Consultant to the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
"Women, War and Peace: The Politics in Peacebuilding" -
Alma Viviana Pérez, consultant to the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Women and Gender Equality, and the Colombian Agency for International Cooperation, works to raise awareness of gender perspectives and to implement U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325. She was the first secretary of the Colombian Mission to the United Nations from 2001 to 2003 and has held positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a special adviser to the minister, general director of the Americas, deputy director of regional integration groups and deputy director for Latin America and the Caribbean, among others. Pérez has worked on foreign policy as a consultant to build bridges between government, civil society and women’s organizations that are working on 1325 in Colombia. She is a member of the Faculty of Finance, Government and International Relations at Universidad Externado de Colombia.
Updated on 10/ 18/2006