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Lina Malagon


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  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom


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Lina Malagón joined the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) in 2020 as a Research Associate in the project Socio-economic rights and Transitions, developing research on the cases study of Northern Ireland, Sri Lanka, Colombia and Sierra Leone. As part of the research team, Lina belongs to The UKRI GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub.

Lina´s career has balanced academic scholarship, with work as a researcher, litigant and developing advocacy in conflict-affected and post-conflict countries. Her work is based on interdisciplinary research on transitional justice and peacebuilding in Colombia and other countries. Lina's research interests are in the areas of transformative transitional justice, gender, victims, peacebuilding, socio-economic and cultural rights, environmental peace-building and human and labour rights.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of St Andrews

Award Date: 4 Dec 2019

Master, Universidad Externado de Colombia

Award Date: 30 Mar 2007

Bachelor, Universidad Externado de Colombia

Award Date: 30 Oct 2002


  • K Law (General)
  • Transitional Justice
  • Socio-economic rights
  • Transformative justice
  • Peacebuilding
  • Environmental peace building
  • Victims' rights
  • Human Rights
  • Labour Rights


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