Juan Francisco Padin is Legal advisor at the Office of Foreign Affairs of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights (Argentine Republic). He is a member of the Argentine Observatory on IHL. He is also a Research Scholar on the Projects “International Law as a Language: Semantic tensions, textual appropriations and rhetorical discourse in the narrative consolidation of global law order” and “Globalization and Democracy: the challenges of global governance for a collective self-government and its impact in Argentina” (University of Buenos Aires). He has worked in the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) office in Buenos Aires as Researcher on the Right to Food and Food Security. He has participated in several conferences and published articles on the History of International Law, International Security and Non-proliferation, Human Rights, Food Security, Gender and International Humanitarian Law.
Juan Francisco holds a law degree from the University of Buenos Aires, School of Law (Argentina) and a Postgraduate Degree in International Security, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (NPSGlobal).