Lara Jamarauli, Chief Specialist of the Public Defender’s Office is invited to work at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva

Lara Jamarauli, Chief Specialist at the Analytical Department of the Office of the Public Defender, has been invited by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to work for six months in the framework of a program for the staff of “A” status National Human Rights Institutions from.

A total of 3 participants have been selected for this year's competition, including Lara Jamarauli, who represents the European continent.

The aim of the Fellowship programme, organized by the National Institutions and Regional Mechanisms Section (NIRMS) of OHCHR, is to give staff members of NHRIs from all over the world a better understanding and appreciation of the international human rights system. Through this experience Lara Jamarauli will gain knowledge and working level experience with the United Nations human rights system (including the treaty body system, the Human Rights Council, the Universal Periodic Review and Special Procedures), OHCHR’s work with and for NHRIs.

In addition, it is important asset for the Public Defender’s Office that Lara will be able to develop an extensive contact network with OHCHR staff, staff of other UN departments and agencies, as well as NGOs represented in Geneva.

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