Miriam Chinnappa

Miriam Chinnappa is an experienced India and UK qualified lawyer, who specialised in international humanitarian and human rights law. She brings over fifteen years of experience working on law and justice programs in countries transitioning to democracy and/or emerging from conflict and has been involved in rule of law capacity building, design, implementation and delivery of programmes, assessments and law and development policy analysis and advice for and on behalf of national institutions and international organisations. She has worked for, guided and advised INGOs and international organisations in Afghanistan, Zambia, South Sudan, Belgium, Kosovo, Nepal, India, Myanmar and Indonesia on strategic development and formulation of justice programmes that are responsive to the needs of the most vulnerable population in accordance with country development priorities. Since 2013, Miriam is the Representative of Avocats Sans Frontières (ASF) for the Asia Region.