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Heike Alefsen

Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Regional Representative for the Pacific
Ms. Heike Alefsen has almost 30 years of human rights, legal, political and development work experience with the United Nations, the Council of Europe and civil society. Until 2020, she was Senior Human Rights Adviser to the UN Country Team in Bangladesh and to the UN Development Group Asia-Pacific in Bangkok. As Deputy Head of the OHCHR Regional Office for South-East Asia, she established a country programme for Myanmar. Prior to that, she coordinated policy and information of the Human Rights Council’s special procedures at OHCHR Geneva. She also served with the UN Division for the Advancement of Women and the UN Development Fund for Women in New York, as Council of Europe Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and with Amnesty International’s Legal Office in London.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, November 23
 

09:00 GMT+12

 

My Moderators Sessions

Tuesday, November 23
 

09:00 GMT+12