María Oianguren Idígoras

María Oianguren, Directora de Gernika Gogoratuz

Director of Gernika Gogoratuz Peace Research Centre since 2002.

Member of the AIPAZ´s Board of Directors, the Spanish Association of Research for Peace, Eurobasque. Basque Council of the European Movement, Gernikatik Mundura-ONGD and Board of the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve Cooperation Council. She has been president of the Forum of Associations of Education in Human Rights and Peace (2007-2011) and president of the Consultative Council of the Plan for Coexistence and Human Rights of the Basque Government (2018-2020). She is also member of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF).

Master’s in Ethics for Social Construction, Deusto University, 2019-2020.

Higher course in Business Management and Cultural Associations, organized by Xabide. Cultural Management and Communication, Complutense University of Madrid, 2001.

Degree in Philosophy and Education Sciences from the EHU / UPV, 1989.


The Basque Government René Cassin Award for Human Rights, shared ex aequo with the International Peace Brigades (BIP), 2010.

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