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Eva Garcia Chueca

Eva Garcia Chueca

Deputy Director, Sindicatura de Greuges de Barcelona

Associate Professor, UOC

Invited Lecturer, Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra


Eva Garcia Chueca is a Senior Research Fellow of the Global Cities Programme at CIDOB. She combines her research activities at CIDOB with teaching in graduate, post-graduate and PhD courses at different universities (IBEI, UOC, University of Coimbra). She holds a PhD Cum Laude in Postcolonialisms and Global Citizenship at the University of Coimbra (Portugal). She holds a Master’s Degree in Citizenship and Human Rights: Ethics and Politics at the University of Barcelona (2010) and a European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation at EIUC (2005). She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law at UB (2004). From 2011 to 2018, she was a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies (CES), University of Coimbra. She was one of the international 20 experts who took part in HABITAT III Policy Unit on the Right to the City and Cities for all (2015-2016). The work of this Policy Unit nurtured the New Urban Agenda. She served as Executive Coordinator of the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights of the global network United Cities and Local Governments UCLG (2007-2014). In this framework, she created and coordinated the Inclusive Cities Observatory. Her main interest areas are human rights, the right to the city, urban policies, social inclusion, citizen participation, postcolonial studies and feminisms.

Professional memberships & affiliations

  • Global Platform for the Right to the City
  • Global Campus of Human Rights Alumni
  • Associação Antigos Estudantes FEUC