Roberto Múkaro Borrero
Human Rights Advocate, Consultant, Cultural Adviser, Writer, Artist, Musician
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 25 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, UNDP, 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.
"The International Indigenous Women’s Forum (FIMI) would like to thank you for your time and contributions during the virtual training session on the Generation Equality Forum and High-Level Political Forum to FIMI’s AYNI Fund Partners in Africa on May 11, 2021. We were honored to count on your expertise and leadership in advancing the rights of Indigenous Women and Girls. We are fortunate to be able to partner with you and we look forward to continuing working together to advocate for the rights of Indigenous Women in decision making platforms. Your contributions are invaluable and we truly appreciate your willingness to share your knowledge and expertise."
Teresa Zapeta, Executive Director, FIMI / IIWF, May 11, 2021
Expertise. Integrity. Intuition. Ingenuity. Dedication.