FRANCISCOS JOSÈ CHAUX JUAN CARLOS SOLER PEÑUELA
Vice-Minister of Political Affairs
The new Vice-Minister is a lawyer and specialist in Substantive and Contentious Constitutional Law of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. He has studies of continuing education "Law seminar" of the University of Yale, he is magister in Legal Theory of the University of New York and is a candidate to magister in Human Rights of the University of Oxford.
He has served as legal advisor to the Energy and Gas Regulation Commission (CREG), the Superintendence of Companies, the Colombian Rural Development Institute (INCODER) and to the Presidency of the Senate.
He has also been auxiliary magistrate of the Superior Council of the Judiciary and advisor to the Directorate of the National Agency for the Legal Defense of the State. Since September 2018, he was an advisor to the Office of the Minister of the Interior.
Chaux has been a professor in the undergraduate program in Law at the Universidad Javeriana and Sergio Arboleda, and is currently a professor of the masters in Constitutional Law and specialization in Constitutional Law and Substantive Law of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, professor in the specialization in Constitutional and Administrative Law of the Catholic University of Colombia and Professor of the specialization in Procedural Law, Evidence and Orality of the Universidad Libre, sectional Pereira.
The Vice Minister of the Interior has published several articles on legal issues, with special emphasis on Constitutional Law issues. In 2017, he published the book: "Goodbye to the Constitution, Why does the 1991 Constitution no longer belong to the people of Colombia?”, with a foreword by Professor John Ferejohn.
Vice-Minister for Participation and Equal Rights