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Robert Vaughan

The Office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Human Rights Officer (Focal point for Climate and Business and Human Rights in the Pacific)

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Robert Vaughan is a human rights officer at the United Nations Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), with over 13 years experience in human rights. Robert specializes in a unique blend of climate, environment, business and human rights.

As a human rights officer, he has worked in a number of OHCHR country and regional offices, including; Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia, Thailand, South Sudan, and in the OHCHR headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Whilst in the field he has conducted first-hand monitoring and investigating into human rights violations and abuses. He has also conducted thematic work / reports in the areas of; the right to food, land and housing rights, business and human rights; social inequality; the rights of peasants and rural people; and children deprived of liberty.

He holds a BA in Business and Combined Studies, and an MA in International Development Studies.