Javier Augusto Sarmiento Olarte Appointed Acting Minister of Justice and Law

November 09, 2020
Javier Sarmiento Olarte

HR/ROL 2017

The President of Colombia, Ivan Duque Marquez appointed Javier Augusto Sarmiento Olarte as acting Minister of Justice and Law. Sarmiento Olarte has served as Vice Minister of Criminal Policy and Restorative Justice and Director of the Penitentiary and Prison Services Unit (USPEC). Sarmiento Olarte graduated from the WJPC Strategic Implications of Human Rights and the Rule of Law (HR/ROL) course in 2017.