Laura Dupuy Lasserre

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Laura Dupuy Lasserre
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Born18 September 1967
NationalityUruguay
Known forPermanent Representative of Uruguay to the United Nations
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Laura Dupuy Lasserre (born 18 September 1967) is a Uruguayan diplomat, and since 2009 the Permanent Representative of Uruguay to the United Nations Office at Geneva with the rank of Ambassador. She was elected President of the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2011.

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Lasserre was born in Montevideo in 1967. She graduated in 1990 in International Relations at the University of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay.[1]

She was elected President of the United Nations Human Rights Council for the term 2011–2012.

Dupuy served as Director of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, as Director for the Americas, responsible for bilateral relations with the 34 countries in the region, and as President-Rapporteur of the Social Forum 2010 on Climate Change and Human Rights.[2]

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