Catalina Vallejo Piedrahíta
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Catalina Vallejo is studying the polycentric governance of climate change in the Amazon, as a member of the interdisciplinary research project “Causes and Consequences of the Legal Architecture of Climate Politics” (LEG-ARCH), with funding from the University of Bergen, a collaborative project between the Faculty of Law and the Department of Comparative Politics, Social Science Faculty, both UIB.
She is a lawyer from Colombia, holds an MA in Peace Studies, and a Ph.D. in Law. In her doctoral dissertation, she studied climate change litigation against governments of the world and the emerging climate jurisprudence. She is affiliated as a researcher to the Universidad Autónoma Latinoamericana-UNAULA, in Medellin, Colombia, to the Peace and Conflict Unit of the University of Innsbruck, in Austria, and to the Centre for Law and Social Transformation, in Norway.
- 2012. Plurality of peace in legal action. Analyzing Constitutional Objections to Military Service in Colombia.
- “Suing the state for climate change: empirical assessment of court rulings in cases against governments”
Books and Book Chapters
- Plurality of Peaces in Legal Action: Analysing Constitutional Objections to Military Service in Colombia. Vienna-Berlin: Lit-Verlag. Serie: Masters of Peace (2012). UNESCO Chair for Peace Studies, Innsbruck University.
- "Colombia: transitional justice before transition". In: The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability (2017). Edited by Elin Skaar, Jemima Garcia-Godos, Cath Collins. Londres: Routledge.
- “Red-Green Lawfare? Climate Change Narratives in Courtrooms” C. Vallejo and S. Gloppen, In: J. Dugard, A.L St. Clar, and S. Gloppen (eds) Climate Talk: Rights, Poverty and Justice (2013). Durban: Juta Law.
- “Medio Ambiente y Acciones Populares en Colombia: un estudio empírico” (Collective litigation of environmental rights in Colombia: an empirical study) Ángela M. Páez, E. Lamprea and C. Vallejo. Vniversitas. Vol 66, No.134 (2017). http://revistas.javeriana.edu.co/index.php/vnijuri/article/view/18333
- “Country report Colombia. Climate Change Governance: Existing Legal Tools, Regional Best Practices and Challenges”. G. Rincón y C. Vallejo. 5 IUCN Academy of Environmental Law EJournal (Issue 6, 2015. p 183-193). http://www.iucnael.org/en/documents/1222-colombia
- “Conflicting Peaces: Engaging with Diversities in Friction” F. Benitez-Shaefer, S. Bryant, C. Vallejo, y N. Taylor. International Journal of Community Diversity. Vol. 12 (2013). http://www.centrepeaceconflictstudies.org/publications/browse/conflicting-peaces-engaging-with-diversities-in-friction/
- “Responsabilidad penal de las personas jurídicas” C. Vallejo, D. Castaño, UNAULA, Revista de la Universidad Autónoma Latinoamericana (2005) 25, pp. 179-183.
Blog entries and other
- “Striking a New Balance? Exploring Civil-Military Relations in Colombia in a Time of Hope”, J.A McNeish, G. Rojas, C. Vallejo. Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:5) 37 p. http://www.cmi.no/publications/publication/?5557=striking-a-new-balance
- “Beyond recognition to one, ethical reassurance to many”. Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). October 13, 2016. Blog entry. http://blogs.prio.org/2016/10/beyond-recognition-to-one-ethical-reassurance-to-many/
- “A Nobel for Colombian Peace Makers? Yes! (But to whom?)” Nobel peace prize’s speculations. Catalina Vallejo and Diego Marín. Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). October 6, 2016. Blog entry. http://blogs.prio.org/2016/10/a-nobel-for-colombian-peace-makers-yes-but-to-whom/
- “Santos and Jiménez: Fraternal Enough?” Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). Nobel peace prize’s speculations. October 9, 2015. https://blogs.prio.org/2015/10/santos-and-jimenez-fraternal-enough/
- “Uncertain steps for Colombia – Peace conversations with the Farc will begin in Oslo” Op Ed. Klassekampen. 13th Oct (2012). Camila Gianella, Catalina Vallejo.
- “Iron fist politics in Colombia: A panorama of destruction” (2012) Policy Brief. Bergen: C. Vallejo, Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 11 no. 1) 4 p.
- Postdoctoral researcher for the project “Causes and Consequences of the Legal Architecture of Climate Politics” (LEG-ARCH), with funding from the University of Bergen, a collaborative project between the Faculty of Law and the Department of Comparative Politics, Social Science Faculty, both UIB.
- Country-case researcher for the project "Riverine Rights: Exploring the Currents and Consequences of Legal Innovations on the Rights of Rivers in Colombia, New Zealand and India", with funding from the Norwegian Research Council.