Manu Krishan

Global Study Programme Manager, GLOBAL CAMPUS OF HUMAN RIGHTS

“The individually focused and specialised support I received from the staff of the Vienna Master was unprecedented. They continuously checked on my growth and were always there when anything was needed – during the program but also thereafter.”

Manu Krishan is currently the Programme Manager of the Global Study dissemination and follow-up initiation activities at the Global Campus of Human Rights. Manu’s work took him to Australia, Ethiopia, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia, and many other countries.

During the implementation of the United Nations Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty, Manu was the Coordinator and Assistant to the Independent Expert leading the Study, based first at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights followed by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Geneva.

Before the Global Study, Manu was engaged in CWIN/ECPAT in Kathmandu, Nepal and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Vienna, Austria .

Manu studied philosophy before graduating from the predecessor program “Vienna Master of Arts in Human Rights” at the University of Vienna. Manu is a human rights researcher and project manager with proficiency in children’s rights, particularly on ethical considerations when researching with and for children.

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