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Roberto Múkaro Borrero

Human Rights Advocate, Consultant, Cultural Adviser, Writer, Artist, Musician

 

Brief Bio

Roberto Múkaro Borrero has a distinguished and diverse background in policy & program development and human rights advocacy, including in specialization on the rights of Indigenous Peoples. He retains over 20 years of experience actively engaging the United Nations system in thematic areas such as Sustainable Development; Climate Change; the Information Society; and the Organization of American States; among others. He has served on the staff of the International Indian Treaty Council and the American Museum of Natural History, as well as an independent contracting consultant for UNESCO, PBS, and other notable institutions. A published writer, an accomplished artist, and musician,  Borrero is a member of the Taíno Tribal Nation, an Indigenous Peoples whose traditional homelands extend through the Greater Antilles to the Southern tip of Florida in the U.S. In 2012, he was traditionally sanctioned a kasike (chief) of the Guainía Taíno tribal community.  He has an educational background in communications and cultural studies. In 2013, Borrero was awarded an honorary Doctorate Degree, Philosophy in Humanities, from Kayiwa International University, Kampala, Uganda.

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"...we see your work as a deeply important link woven between a reductionist world view (in which we separate nature and observer) and indigenous knowledges which are fundamentally more prepared to answer problems of relations, i.e. how to live in balanced relationship to our environment... you clearly have a gift that contributes a great deal to the movement for indigenous rights.

Nancy Campbell, Professor and Department Head, Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2020

Expertise. Integrity. Intuition. Ingenuity. Dedication. 

Professional Services Offered

 

Consultancy 

Expert guidance; Program/project development & coordination, facilitation services, cultural advisor, event planning...

Contact Roberto Múkaro Borrero

PO Box 4518, NY, NY 10163

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