Chris Kwaja Gets UN Human Rights Council Appointment

The United Nations Human Rights Council has approved the appointment of Dr. Chris Kwaja as a member of the Working Group on Mercenaries and the right to self determination in Africa.

Chris Kwaja

The decision was taken at the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council, which took place on 23rd March 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Dr. Kwaja is currently a Senior Lecturer and Researcher with the Centre for Peace and Security Studies, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria. He brings to the Council years of experience and expertise on the activities of mercenaries in Africa, with specific focus on the impact with national and regional security.

The two other members of the Working Group on Mercenaries and the right to self determination in Africa are from South Africa and Uganda.