Pia Oberoi

Dr Pia Oberoi is Senior Advisor on Migration and Human Rights for the Asia Pacific Region based in the Bangkok office of the United Nations Human Rights Office (OHCHR) where she is responsible for developing and implementing research and policy on migration and human rights in the region. Previous to this function, she was the head of the migration team at UN Human Rights headquarters in Geneva, where she led the Office’s global work on policy and legal issues related to the human rights of migrants and the intersections between migration and human rights. Before that, she headed the migrants’ rights work of Amnesty International’s International Secretariat, and has been an expert consultant on migration, refugee and human rights issues for NGOs and policy think tanks around the world. Pia has published and lectured extensively on migration and human rights, and holds a DPhil in International Relations from St Antony’s College, Oxford University.