Human Rights Officer Resume

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Bruce Sanders

2425 Big Indian

New Orleans, LA 70112



Job Objective Looking to improve the organization using my skills as a Human Rights Officer.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Huge managerial experience in Human Rights environment
  • Sound knowledge of human rights issues in cultural, social and economic spheres.
  • Exceptional knowledge of institutional mandates and policies pertaining to Human Rights procedures
  • Strong ability to work in multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment
  • Proficient in techniques and approaches to tackle sensitive human rights problems
  • Exceptional analytical, negotiating and judgement skills.

Professional Experience:

Human Rights Officer

BAMSI, Inc., New Orleans, LA

August 2005 – Present

  • Planned and instituted specific human rights procedures to uphold cultural, social and economic rights.
  • Assessed impact of each human rights activity by analyzing human rights issues and related events
  • Carried out all human rights activities respecting gender equality, social, economic and ethnicity of the community
  • Supported human rights mandate-holders to draft and send annual reports to the General Assembly and Human Rights Council.
  • Represented UN council for human rights at various meetings and seminars conducted by UN and other agencies.
  • Developed special human rights missions and their policies and plans to cater to various regions.

Human Rights Officer

American Jewish Committee, New Orleans, LA

May 2000 – July 2005

  • Developed partnership programs with human rights agencies and organizations and implemented such programs effectively.
  • Initiated joint venture programs with various human rights agencies to implement successful and result oriented programs.
  • Prepared and assessed project proposals and identified fresh opportunities to optimize human resource activities.
  • Investigated and analyzed current human rights issues to prepare human rights briefing reports and papers.
  • Associated with international agencies, consultants and human rights activists to obtain information on current human rights issues.
  • Provided support to organize human rights conferences and consultation meetings.


Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism

Southwestern College, Santa Fe, NM

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