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HOUSHMAND, ENAYAT was born on December 22, 1933 in Tabriz, Iran.


Columbia University, New York, 1959-1963, Bachelor of Science Pol Science and International Economic Relations, 6365, Master of International Affairs, 1966-1969, Doctor of Philosophy Public Law and Government. Spoken languages: Persian, English, French, Turkish, Azeri.


Acting Deputy Director, Centre for Human Rights. Director, Implementation of International Instruments & Procedures Branch, Centre for Human Rights, United Nations Office at Geneva. Acting Deputy Director since 1991.

Branch Director since 1987. Chief, International Instruments Section, 1978-1989, Chief, Rch, Studies & Prevention of Discrimination Section, 1986-1987, Centre for Human Rights, United Nations, Geneva. Executive Secretary, United Nations Committee(s) on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 1972-1978.


  • Other Interests

    Lecturing, serving as resource person in seminars, training courses on mechanisms and procedures to monitor implementation of human rights standards by United Nations member states.