Rizwana Shah Channir is a Danish lawyer who is passionate about diplomacy, human rights and EU law. She is a Senior Fellow from the 2013 Copenhagen Fellowship and a Pat Cox Fellow at the European Parliament from 2015. Besides her commitment to Humanity in Action, Rizwana has represented Denmark at One Young World summits and other human rights related conferences around the world. In 2019, Rizwana participated in the VoteEuropa campaign as an EU Democracy Fellow where she focussed on developing a national strategy to increase voter turnout amongst minorities in Denmark for the European Parliament election. Currently, Rizwana is working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and is a board member of the Humanity in Action Denmark board.
Updated September 2021
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Announcing the Democracy Fellows
The Democracy Fellows aim to increase the voter registration and turnout in the European elections among mobile EU citizens, naturalized migrants and refugees and young people of diverse backgrounds.
Senior Fellow Action Day 2019
During the 2019 Copenhagen Fellowship, Humanity in Action Denmark organized an Action Day with Senior Fellows in Denmark and the 2019 Copenhagen Fellows. See what they did.