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Veronica Poyano, LL.M

Legal Advisor

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  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • Uruguay
  • Vietnam
Veronica is legal advisor on the Food Policy program. She provides technical legal assistance to our advocacy campaigns, from providing strategic guidance on policy development and drafting laws and regulations to advising litigation strategies and supporting legal-capacity-building efforts. Prior to joining the Global Health Advocacy Incubator she worked at the O’Neill Institute at Georgetown University Law Center. Previously, she worked with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the Pan American Health Organization and Mil Mujeres Legal Services in California. Veronica holds a Master of Laws in global health law and human rights law from Georgetown University Law Center and a JD from the Universidad Nacional del Litoral in Argentina. She is fluent in Spanish.