Ximena Londoño works as a Legal Adviser in the Legal Division of the ICRC in Geneva. Her present work focuses on the protection of the separated, the missing and dead and the transformation program of the Central Tracing Agency.
Prior to joining the Legal Division in March 2021, Ximena worked in the field as a missing persons delegate in Sri Lanka and more recently as a Regional Adviser for missing persons and family links for the Near and Middle East region. She previously worked as a Legal Adviser in the Advisory Services on IHL with a particular focus on the protection of the missing.
Ximena holds an LL-M. in international humanitarian law and human rights from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and graduated as a lawyer from the Pontificia Universal Javeriana in Bogotá, where she was admitted to practice.
Before joining the ICRC in 2011, she worked for the Colombian Government.