Elizabeth Salmón is a Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. She is also Director of the Institute for Democracy and Human Rights of the same university (IDEHPUCP). She is a visiting professor at the Universidad Externado de Colombia, and a visiting lecturer at the Annual Study Session of the International Institute of Human Rights (IIDH). She holds a PhD in International Law from the University of Seville, Spain.
Professor Salmón is currently a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council Advisory Committee and a Consulting Expert of the Colombian Special Jurisdiction for Peace. She has acted as a consultant to the Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Defense of Peru, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Peru, the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). She also participates as a speaker in numerous seminars, conferences and events around the world and she is the author of several publications in Public International Law, International Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law and Transitional Justice.