Veronica Cenac is an attorney at law practicing in Saint Lucia. She holds a Legal Education Certificate (L.E.C.) from the Sir Hugh Wooding Law School and an LL.B (Hons.) from the University of the West Indies. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Law Degree (LLM) from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is a leader in AIDS Action Foundation, and anchors the human rights work of CVC. She was a leading figure in the legal assessments of a number of Caribbean countries as part of CARICOM/PANCAP’s law and human rights strategy, making recommendations for legislative and policy change to address stigma and discrimination related to HIV. Veronica led country assessments and the development of the PANCAP policy on stigma and discrimination and the creation of a model anti-discrimination bill.
Ms. Cenac has over 15 years experience in legal work, particularly in the area of human rights with a focus on refugees and HIV and AIDS. She has been a lead consultant for UNAIDS, UNDP, ILO, CARICOM/PANCAP, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Government of Saint Lucia, Government of St. Kitts and Nevis among others.