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         GUILLERMO RIVERA                                    LUIS ERNESTO GOMEZ LONDOÑO 


Vice-Minister of Political Affairs

Was Born in Mocoa in 1970, he studied Rights in the University Externado de Colombia, he is specialized in Administrative Rights and Magister in Contemporaneous Political, economics and international Problems Analyses, of the Institutes of Higher Studies for Development, Thanks to an agreement between the governments of France and Colombia, through the Diplomatic Academy of San Carlos, with the academic coordination of the Institute of Latin American Studies of the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 (IHEAL) and the University Externado de Colombia.

Was elected as a House Representative by department of Putumayo during three consecutive periods (2002-2006, 2006-2010, and 2010-2014). From 2007, with the Minister of Interior, Juan Fernando Cristo, Began construction today in force, Law of Victims and Land restitution (Law 1448 of 2011), regulatory framework of the Colombian State has been instrumental in the recognition of the victims of the Colombian armed conflict, restoring the rights of millions of them and key piece of the process for the end of conflict drive by the President of the Republic, Juan Manuel Santos Calderon.

He was also author of Act 1408 of 2010 which aims to pay tribute to the victims of the crime of enforced disappearance, adopt measures for its location and full identification, created the bank of genetic profiles of missing people and providing assistance to the families of them during the delivery process of the bodies or remains exhumed.

In 1998 he was Secretary of Government in the Governorate of Putumayo and his management was characterized by the defence of human rights and the application of the rules of international humanitarian law, for respect of the rights of civilians in the conflict. Four years later, in the elections of 2002, he begins his career as a legislator in the Congress of Republic.

He has served as professor at the Externado of Colombia University and the National University of Colombia and he has been a frequent guest of forums, seminars and university boards, think tanks and public and private institutions.

Vice-Minister for Participation and Equal Rights

Luis Ernesto Gómez Londoño, was born in Medellin, Antioquia. He is economist and political scientist from Humboldt University of Berlin with Masters in Politic science from the same university and public administration of London School of Economics.

The new vice minister Served as Deputy Minister of Employment and Pensions, from where he promoted the program 40 thousand first jobs and the Law Pro young (law 1780) that eliminated the requirement of the military book to work and create tax and financial incentives for entrepreneurship and youth employability. He was the Director General of the Public Employment Service, a position that came from its creation in 2013, after being part of the team that promoted the legislative process and its implementation.

Gómez also was the Office of Planning Adviser to the Ministry of Labour between 2012 and 2013, where he coordinated and oriented the process of planning of Administrative Sector of Work, Defining its lines of investment, in addition to the annual pension budgets of the country.

During four years, he was coordinator of German-south American parliamentary assembly and consultant of the economic commission of the German Parliament

Currently, he also works as a professor in the Masters of Government and Public Policy of the University Externado de Colombia and the National University of Colombia.