Ms Maria Amelia de Araujo Ximenes


She is the National Human Rights Officer of the UN Human Rights Adviser’s Unit for Timor-Leste. Which is seconded by the Office of the High Commissioner for HumanRights (OHCHR).

She was part of the human rights component of different peace missions conducted in Timor-Leste from 2003-2012, involved in capacity development of the civil society organizations and government. Amelia has a Political Science Degree from the Timor-Leste National University.