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Pilar Acosta

Coordinator EITI, Transparencia por Colombia

An anthropologist from Universidad de los Andes, with a Master's degree in Visual Anthropology from Goldsmith College-University of London and specialist in Organizations, Social Responsibility and Development from Cider, Universidad de los Andes. Expert in sustainability and strengthening the governance of natural resources. She has designed and implemented strategies for sustainability, responsible business conduct, human rights and business, gender equality, transparency and anti-corruption for the energy mining sector. 

She has led projects for citizen control of the General Royalties System, social and environmental management, civic space, conflict prevention, and local economic development with a differential approach. She is an expert in strengthening citizen participation through initiatives for access to information and data (open data) and management of Prior Consultations. She currently is an alternate representative of this organization in the EITI MSG in Colombia.