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Roberto Múkaro Borrero

Human Rights Defender, Cultural Consultant, Strategic Adviser, Writer, Artist, Musician

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Brief Bio

Roberto Múkaro Borrero (he/him) has a distinguished and diverse background in policy & program development, the arts, and human rights advocacy, including a 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 and Climate Change, 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, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, PBS, and other notable institutions. A published writer, an accomplished artist, and musician,  Borrero is a citizen of the Guainía Taíno Tribe of Borikén and the Virgin Islands. In 2012, he was traditionally sanctioned a kasike (chief) of the Guainía Taíno Tribe.  His educational background is in communications and cultural studies. In 2013, Dr. Borrero was awarded an honorary Doctorate Degree, Philosophy in Humanities, from Kayiwa International University, Kampala, Uganda.

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Expertise. Integrity. Intuition. Ingenuity. Dedication. 

Professional Services Offered

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

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