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