Subhajit Saha

Subhajit Saha

Associate, Disability Rights Division
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Subhajit Saha is an Associate in the Disability Rights Division of Human Rights Watch based in New York City. Prior to joining the Division, Subhajit served as a Co-Chair of the Civil Society Youth Representatives Steering Committee at the United Nations Department of Global Communications (UN DGC) to uplift the voices of civil society youth (ages 18-32) within intergovernmental processes. Recognizing that young people bring valuable ideas, passion, innovation, along with unique perspectives and experiences to the United Nations, he and his team informed and better equipped young people to interact within civil society spaces and at all levels of decision making. Subhajit co-drafted the Gyeongju Youth Declaration, the inaugural youth-led outcome document produced at a UN conference and co-drafted succeeding Outcome Declarations that contribute to the UN’s #Youth2030 Strategy. Subhajit holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the City University of New York - Hunter College. He speaks Bengali, English, French, and Hindi.

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