Rose Parris Richter

Rose Parris Richter is the Special Assistant to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, and has been Director of the Human Rights in Iran Unit at the City University of New York since 2012. The Unit works with the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights to support the UN Special Rapporteur’s mandate. Ms. Richter served as senior advisor for the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Maldives to the United Nations on UN elections, human rights, humanitarian, development issues, and also functioned as an advisor to the Permanent Mission of Timor-Leste to the United Nations prior to her current work.