United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa
Chief of Section, RITD- Market Institutions Section
Laura Paez Heredia is Chief of the Market Institutions Section at the Regional Integration and Trade Division. Her areas of expertise include international relations, economics and trade. Prior to joining ECA, she worked as a Lecturer for the Universidad Central de Venezuela, where she taught globalization and financial services trade, and for the Universidad Latinoamericana y del Caribe in Venezuela, where she taught bilateral and Multilateral Negotiation Techniques. Recent publications include topics such as the pan-African market, investment policies and bilateral investment treaties landscape in Africa and the economic development in Africa. Ms. Paez Heredia holds a Ph.D. in international economics from the University of Zurich, a Master in International Law and Economics from the World Trade Institute and a MSc in International Economics from her Alma Matter.