Kerry McLean


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International Mechanisms Coordinator

Kerry is an international human rights lawyer and international development consultant. Over the past 16 years she has lived in Africa, Europe and Asia, working with local and international organizations on human rights and international development.

Ms. McLean has engaged in significant United Nations advocacy, including litigation with treaty monitoring bodies, writing shadow reports concerning compliance with CERD, CEDAW and CAT, contributing to UPR reports and working with UN Special Rapporteurs. Ms. McLean has served as an election observer in Cambodia, Honduras, Venezuela, El Salvador and Abkhazia. She has also served as a trial observer in Turkey for trials involving persecuted lawyers and human rights defenders. She has provided trainings on and delivered lectures on international human rights in the US and other parts of the world.