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Antti Korkeakivi

Antti Korkeakivi, a lawyer with degrees from Helsinki and Columbia Law Schools, is the Chief of the Indigenous Peoples and Minorities Section at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva (OHCHR). Before joining OHCHR in 2009, Antti worked for ten years in various capacities at the Council of Europe‚Äôs Directorate of Human Rights, including as the head of its minorities division, responsible for treaty monitoring and inter-governmental work. He has also worked as a legal advisor for the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University and as a news journalist. He has published widely on human rights, public international law and comparative constitutional law.