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    Eduardo Gonzalez

    Eduardo Gonzalez is a Peruvian sociologist, with an M.A. degree from the New School for Social Research (New York) and from the Catholic University of Peru (Lima). He is the director of the Truth and Memory program at International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), providing advice to countries on truth commissions, declassification of archives, memorialization activities, museums, and other instruments. He has provided technical and strategic support to truth-seeking initiatives in places as diverse as East Timor, Morocco, Liberia, Canada, and the Western Balkans.

    Before joining ICTJ, he helped organize and carry out the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission, where he worked as the director of public hearings and victim protection, and later as an editor of the commission's final report. Previously, he worked as an advocate for the establishment of the International Criminal Court.

    In addition to book chapters and articles on human rights and truth commissions, he teaches at New York University, City University of New York, and The New School. He is the author of a Spanish-language blog on politics and culture: La Torre de Marfil.