Diego Chaves

Diego Chaves-González is a migration expert at the World Bank Group and a visiting fellow at the Migration Policy Institute (MPI). He was previously seconded by the United Nations to support the Border Management Office of the Presidency of the Republic of Colombia in its efforts to register and regularize Venezuelan irregular migrants. He has also coordinated the Displacement Tracking Matrix in Latin America to collect information on Venezuelan migration flows, assisted governments in adjusting their capacity to manage large-scale migration and comply with international standards, and implemented programs for Venezuelan migrants and host communities. Chaves-González holds a master’s degree in economics and social development from Cardiff University, a master’s in public policy from Tecnológico de Monterrey, and a bachelor’s degree in political science and specialization in international relations from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá.


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