Angelita K. Baeyens


Programs Director, Partners for Human Rights Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights (RFK Center), Adjunct Professor of Law

LL.M., University of Notre Dame

 Prof. Baeyens joined the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights as Programs Director for the RFK Partners for Human Rights (PHR) in June 2014....

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 Prof. Baeyens joined the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights as Programs Director for the RFK Partners for Human Rights (PHR) in June 2014. She was previously working for the United Nations at the Department of Political Affairs in New York since 2012. Prior to joining the UN, Prof. Baeyens worked as a Human Rights Officer in the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in Washington DC since 2007. In 2008, she became the Special Assistant to the Executive Secretary and since 2009 she also served as the Coordinator of the Office of the Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders of the IACHR.

A dual Belgian and Colombian citizen, Prof. Baeyens holds a Law Degree from the University of Ibague (Colombia) and an LL.M in International Human Rights Law from the University of Notre Dame.