Nazhat Shameem Khan, President of the 15th Cycle
Nazhat Shameem Khan has served as the Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations Office at Geneva since 2014.
Ms. Khan was elected to the 2021 presidency of the Human Rights Council on 15 January 2021.
She said: “It is a great honour to be elected President of the Human Rights Council, and I express my gratitude to all its members for entrusting me with this task. I commit to doing my best, and I look forward to working with all stakeholders in ensuring that this year is a success, not only for the work of this Council, but also for the promotion and protection of human rights for all people.”
Human Rights Council Intersessional Roundtable on Ways to Enhance the Participation of Indigenous Peoples' Representatives and Institutions in Meetings of the Human Rights Council on Issues Affecting Them
16 July 2021
Opening of the Fourteenth Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
12 July 2021
Remarks at the International Service for Human Rights Launch Event for "A Seat at the Table": A Guide to Crafting Effective Narratives at the UN About Human Rights and the People Who Defend Them
30 June 2021
One-day intersessional seminar on the contribution of development to the enjoyment of all human rights
28 May 2021
LDCs/SIDS Trust Fund Workshop For the Africa Region: “Engaging with the UN Human Rights Council, during and after COVID 19 through the LDC/SIDS Trust Fund: achievements, challenges and lessons learned.”
28 April 2021
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