New Deputy Minister for the Ministry of Social Development

President Porfirio Lobo Sosa swore in attorney Karla Eugenia Cueva Aguilar as the new Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Social Development. The agency is under the Executive Branch of leadership and develops, regulates, coordinates and evaluates the social development policy of the State of Honduras.

The new public servant has extensive experience in family matters, child rights and social inclusion for the unprotected.

Cueva Aguilar is a lawyer licensed in Law and Social Sciences, who focused on International Law at the National University. She also received a master’s degree in Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights from the University of Fribourg and the University Institute Kurt Bösch, both in Switzerland.

In the professional field, the new Deputy Minister has been adviser to the office of Social Development, and Task Manager for Comprehensive Care to Children, positions held since April of this year. The attorney previously worked at Covenant House as the advocacy and lobbying coordinator.

Between 2001 and 2002, she coordinated a support project for the judiciary with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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