Universidad Católica Andrés Bello
Carlos Eduardo Vargas Palencia is a law student at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (UCAB). He is founder of UCAB’s Debate Society, member of the Harvard Model United Nations and the World Debating Championship in Spanish delegations. Carlos was also a member of the Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition delegation. Carlos Vargas was Vice President of the Law Student Council and UCAB’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs. He has been guest speaker in several international encounters, such as the Youth Forum of the Americas, One Young World, the General Assembly of the OAS, and the Youth Assembly at the UN, among others. Carlos worked as an Advisor at UCAB’s Human Rights Centre for one and a half years and is both founder and Chief Executive Director of the social start-up 1001 Ideas For My Country, an organization that links, trains and promote youth participation into social development and citizenship through creativity and innovation.