Ms. Thinlay Chukki is the Special Appointee for Human Rights at The Tibet Bureau, Geneva. Previously, she worked as a researcher at the UN-EU and Human Rights Desk of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), Dharamshala, India. In the past, Ms. Chukki involved herself in the Tibetan community as Kannada language translator and later as pro-bono legal adviser. She has translated for His Holiness the Dalai Lama on several occasions. She has also been invited to speak at several conferences including at UN Side-Events and C20 Conference 2020 and has also organized talks on Tibet including at Harvard Law School. Prior to the CTA, she headed the South-India Legal Department of TATA Motors in India. As a recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship also known as the Tibetan Scholarship Program, she pursued a Masters’ Degree in Law (LL.M) from the Harvard Law School in 2018.

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