Rebeca Marques

Rebeca Marques

International Working Group Member


Country: Austria (from Brazil)

About Rebeca Marques

Rebeca is a doctoral candidate at the Central European University in Vienna with a background in human rights and drug policy advocacy. Rebeca is originally from Brazil, where she has volunteered with Human Rights NGO IDDD, working on advocacy campaigns denouncing police violence and the gendered impacts of the national drugs legislation. In 2020, she relocated to Lisbon, Portugal. There she worked as a harm reduction technician with NGO Kosmicare and later as a policy officer at Unite Global Parliamentarians Network, where she led parliamentary advocacy for drug policy reform in partnership with the Open Society Foundations. She is currently a working member of the Portuguese Treatment Action Group (GAT) and the Citizens’ Initiative for Cannabis Regulation in Portugal. She became a member of the International Working Group of Youth RISE in August 2022.