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Mauricio Bastién currently works as a consultant for the Innovation in Citizen Services Division (ICS) of the IDB in Washington, D.C. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public International Law from the University of Leiden and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He has completed studies at the University of Western Sydney, the UN Institute for Training and Research, and the United States Department of Justice. Mauricio was a visiting professor for the Masters in International Cooperation at the Mora Institute and professor of Disarmament and International Organizations at the UNAM. He has participated in international meetings at the UN headquarters in New York, and was appointed to the Regional Experts Group for Private-Public Partnerships to combat Trafficking in Persons in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. He was the recipients of the 2015 Youth Award, bestowed by the Government of Mexico City. Mauricio has written various publications in both national and international media.