Pia Oberoi

Pia Oberoi is currently 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) 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 global migration team at OHCHR where she headed the Office’s global work on policy and legal issues related to the human rights of all migrants and the intersections between migration and human rights. Before that, she led the migrants’ rights work of Amnesty International’s International Secretariat, and has been an expert consultant for NGOs and policy think tanks in the Asia Pacific region and around the world. Pia has published and lectured extensively on migration and human rights issues, and holds a DPhil in International Relations from St Antony’s College, Oxford University.