Our Interns

Deloris Saad - Programme Intern

Deloris Saad is pursuing her graduate degree in Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon and also holds a Bachelor's in Public Health and Development Sciences. During her undergraduate career, Deloris was actively involved with many national and international organisations working on human rights issues such as gender inequality, women’s access to justice, early marriage, domestic violence, youth marginalisation, mental health among refugees, and non-communicable disease management in refugee camps.  At ISHR, she is particularly interested in how national human rights institutions can play the role of a protection mechanism for human rights defenders and a promotor of human rights at all levels in States in transition towards democracy.

Ryan Mills - Programme Intern

Ryan is currently a graduate student at Arcadia University in the United States where he is in his final semester of the International Peace and Conflict Resolution Master’s Program. He is an experienced French and Arabic linguist and has worked with the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary detention through his graduate assistantship with his university professor. Ryan has come to the ISHR to further develop his working knowledge and professional skills in international human rights with a particular focus on legal advocacy and donor relations.

Namindranasoa Ny Haja - Programme Intern

Currently enrolled in the LL.M Master in Advanced Studies Program in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights at the Geneva Academy of Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Namindranasoa holds a Masters degree in Public Law and Political Science-International Relations from the Catholic University of Madagascar. Before coming to Geneva, she worked as a legal advisor in a law office in Madagascar. She is now supporting ISHR's director of development and Treaty Bodies advocacy with a view to familiarise herself with UN mechanisms and the implementation of human rights treaties.