Rebeca Huete Salazar
Guernica 37 Centre
Rebeca Huete is a Spanish qualified lawyer specialising in international humanitarian law, international criminal law, human rights law, and transitional justice.
She holds two bachelor’s degrees in Law (LL.B.) and Business Administration, as well as a Master of Laws (LL.M) in Legal Practice with a specialisation in criminal law. Furthermore, Rebeca completed her Master of Laws (LL.M) in Public International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in 2017, graduating with distinction.
Rebeca joined The Guernica Centre for International Justice in 2018, and is actively involved in various projects, working closely with victims of gross human rights violations to secure accountability for violations they have experienced.
Prior to joining Guernica, Rebeca had worked at the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Fund (UNDP); the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR); Global Rights Compliance and the United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals; as well as the European Court of Human Rights, among others. In these positions, Rebeca conducted evidence-based and legal research on international human rights law, humanitarian law, international criminal law, as well as other areas of public international law.
During her LL.M at the Graduate Institute, Rebeca was involved in a human rights legal clinic and, as part of the team, produced a study for the Rule of Law and Democracy Section of OHCHR on the evolving practice regarding amnesties in transitional justice processes and the legality of amnesties in international law.