Melkar El Khoury

Melkar el Khoury is a Human Rights and Law Consultant and has extensive experience in democracy and human rights education, political media and political management. He has conducted a number of legal consultancies with international and local bodies and is a contributor to international publications by the World Bank and the Post-Crisis World Foundation. He is also an Executive Assistant and Lecturer at the Foundation for Human and Humanitarian Rights\Lebanon.

His previous work has included being Chief of Staff to Samy Gemayel MP where he acted as an advisor on Human Rights policies. At present he works as Protection Associate with UNHCR – Beirut office.

Melkar has a Masters degree in Human Rights and Democratisation from the Lund University, Sweden. His action plan is aimed at raising awareness about civilians´ rights in times of war and internal conflicts among political and social female activists.