María José (Cote) Eva
My name is María José (Cote) Eva. I am originally from Chile, but am currently based in Washington D.C where I work as a Senior Program Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean for the International Budget Partnership (IBP). I joined IBP in October 2016 to lead the organization´s work on the Open Budget Survey in Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to joining IBP, I worked extensively on human rights, development and public policy, as a researcher for Amnesty International in London, and the Center for Economic and Social Rights in Madrid. Also, I have taught international human rights law, practiced private law and worked as a researcher for the Center for Human Rights at the University of Chile. I have a law degree from the University of Chile and hold an MPA in Public and Economic Policy from the London School of Economics. I am fluent in Spanish and English.