Amna Al Muhairy

Amna Al Muhairy
  • Acting Director, Human Rights Department
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates

BSc in Computer Engineering, American University of Sharjah; Master's in Global Finance, New School University, New York. Formerly: 5 years at the Permanent Mission of the UAE to the United Nations, New York, responsible for representing the UAE in the UN General Assembly's Third Committee which deals with human rights and related issues, as well as in a number of other bodies, including the Social Development Committee and the Commission on the Status of Women. Currently, Acting Director, Human Rights Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, United Arab Emirates. Concurrently, manage the UAE's engagement within the UN Human Rights Council and the submission of its Universal Periodic Review (UPR); represents the UAE in international meetings, conferences, and summits related to human rights and women's empowerment.