Cristian Espinoza

Cristian Espinoza

    He is a lawyer and notary, with master's degrees in Politics and Communication as well as in Human Rights. He is currently studying for a Doctorate in Critical Theory at the Institute of Critical Studies (Mexico City). In his professional career, he has worked for over 15 years for various public institutions such as the Secretariat of Strategic Analysis, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Government, the Technical Secretariat of the National Security Council, the General Secretariat of Planning and Programming of the Presidency and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has also been a consultant for several non-governmental organizations in the field of security and human rights, as well as for different international organizations such as the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and the General Secretariat of the Central American Integration System. His current priority areas of work are citizen security, violence prevention, drug policy, as well as transparency and anti-corruption policies.


    Publications


    • "Rethinking the police (I). Notes for the discussion on a new policing model in Guatemala". Published at: http://www.dialogos.org.gt/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Repensar-la-polic%C3%ADa-Christian-Espinoza-parte-I.pdf
    • "The poppy is a cursed bill." Published at: https://www.plazapublica.com.gt/content/la-amapola-es-un-billete-maldito
    • "The reform of regional and global drug policy. Some critical reflections for a provisional balance towards the year 2019 (II)". Posted in International Policy
    • "The Future of Resignification: Possible Scenarios." Work elaborated jointly with Carlos Mendoza and Daniel Haering. Published in the collective work Resignifying the Peace Accords, PROPAZ Foundation, Guatemala City, 2017, pp. 193-216. Available at: http://propaz.org.gt/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Resignificando-los-Acuerdo-de-Paz.pdf
    • "The reform of regional and global drug policy. Some critical reflections for a provisional balance towards the year 2019 (I)". Published in International Policy, Year 1, Vol. 1, No. 2, Guatemala City, December 2016, pp. 133-139. Available at: http://www.minex.gob.gt/Uploads/Revista-Politica-Internacional-II.pdf