Fernando Pieschacón

Communications Officer

Fernando is the Communication Officer for PASO Colombia.

He has more than 20 years of experience integrating communications with social research and information systems for the intervention in social issues.

He has developed communication strategies and multimedia content for the public sector, NGOs, international cooperation agencies, museums and advertising agencies. Noteworthy among others are Colombia’s Museum of Independence, The Museum of the Caribbean in Barranquilla, The Office of the Mayor of Bogotá, The International Labor Office (ILO), PS Films, Plastilina Creativa, La Hicotea Productions, Corporación Alotropía, Micuidado.com, Común Acuerdo, and Manos Visibles.

He coordinated the design of the Colombian Integrated System for the Register and Characterization of Child Labor (SIRITI) for the Ministry of Labor and the International Labor Office (ILO). He participated in the design of the National System

He was a teacher of animation and digital composition in Plastilina Creativa. In his teens Fernando studied computer programming in the Computing Center for Children until he was appointed as a teacher at that center.  He is a Political scientist from Los Andes University in Colombia and Magister(c) in Cultural Studies from the same institution. He has also done technical studies in information systems, art, animation and filmmaking.