Ernesto is a citizen of El Salvador, he holds an LLB from the Central American University in San Salvador and an LLM in human rights from the Central European University in Budapest. He has also recently concluded an MSc in human rights and politics from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences in London. Back in his home country, Ernesto engaged in community organizing and LGBTI activism documenting El Salvador’s LGBTI social movements.

Most recently, Ernesto has worked as a fellow for the Human Rights Campaign and as a legal fellow for the Rapporteurship on the rights of LGBTI persons at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, both in Washington D.C. Ernesto has also worked on issues related to migration, asylum & sexuality with the Freedom of Asylum Network in the United States and the International Organization for Migrations in San Salvador.

Ernesto commenced his 36-month Marie Skłodowska Curie fellowship at Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública in Spain in January 2021.

Outreach activities:

17 June 2022 Europubhealth+ Research Meeting 

On June 17, 2022, PI Amets Suess Schwend, ESR9 Yessica Mestre Martínez and ESR10 Ernesto Zelayandía González participated in the Europubhealth+ Research Meeting, with an online presentation titled “INIA. Intersex – New Interdisciplinary Approaches: Generating knowledge on intersex human rights and wellbeing”.

The Europubhealth+ Research Meeting was organised by the School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sport Sciences, University College Dublin.

The participating institutions are:

    • EHESP French School of Public Health, University of Rennes
    • Maastricht University
    • Sheffield University, School of Health and Related Research
    • Institute of Public Health, FHS, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow
    • University of Granada/Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública
    • School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin

To view the Programme, please click here.