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Joel Salas Suarez

National Institute for transparency, access to information and private data protection
He holds a B.A. in International Trade by the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (Mexico) and a Master’s degree in Political Science by the Institut des Hautes Études de l'Amérique Latine (France).
He was Head of the Unit for Transparency Polices and International Cooperation at the Ministry of Public Administration from which he jointly coordinated with the then IFAI and the civil society the drafting of the Action Plan that Mexico submitted to the Open Government Partnership. In 2012, he was chair of the G20 Anticorruption Working Group.
Currently, he is a Commissioner at the INAI (National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information and Personal Data Protection in Mexico) where he coordinates the commission on Access to Information Policies and the commission on Open Government and Transparency.