Gulnara Shahinian, UN Special Rapporteur for questions of contemporary slavery
Ms. Shahinian, an Armenian national, was appointed UN Special Rapporteur by the Human Rights Council in 2008. Since then, she has been traveling the globe reporting on cases of slavery in all its forms. She also advocates for the implementation of international legislation pertaining to slavery. Ms. Shahinian is a lawyer with extensive experience in working with different international organizations (EU, UN, OSCE, Council of Europe…). She has collaborated with UNPO in the past and has given her support to this campaign.