Chief of the Secretariat of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Chandra Roy-Henriksen is a lawyer who has worked in law firms and at the United Nations. She is specialised in international law, human rights and the rights of indigenous peoples. Ms. Roy-Henriksen served in the International Labour Organization with focus on Convention No. 169 on indigenous and tribal peoples, and with the UN Development Programme. She received an LLM (Masters in Law) from The American University in Washington DC.