Curator at Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Armando Perla arrived in Canada as an asylum seeker and was later recognized as a person in need of protection by the Immigration and Refugee Board. He currently works as a curator with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. He has curated exhibits on subjects that include migration, linguistic rights, children’s rights, women’s rights and freedom of expression. Armando is also a sessional instructor at the University of Manitoba, where he teaches on human rights law and oral history at the faculty of law. He is also an adjunct professor at Global College at the University of Winnipeg.
Armando has worked under different capacities with organizations such as the Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council in Canada; Covenant House in Guatemala; the Centre for Justice and International Law in Washington DC and Lund University Commissioned Education in Sweden.
Armando holds a Bachelor of Laws by l’Université Laval in Canada and a Master’s degree in International Human Rights Law by Lund University and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Sweden.