Ritu Gambhir

International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, Indigenous Rights

Ritu Gambhir is a Human Rights Officer with the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic.  She previously served as a Human Rights Officer with the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo and with the UN Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal.  She has also worked as Humanitarian Affairs Advisor with Medecins sans Frontieres/Doctors without Borders.  She began her career in Canada practicing indigenous law with Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP and later with the Canadian Department of Justice.