U Nyunt Swe (Mr)


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Phone: +95 1 654685
OrganizationMyanmar National Human Rights Commission


  • B.Sc (Marine Biology)
  • Diploma in French Language


2008 – September 2010

  • Acting Director – General/ Deputy Director – General, International Organizations and Economic Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Myanmar

2005 – 2008

  • Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Myanmar to the United Nations, Geneva
  • Consul – General, Myanmar Consulate – General to Switzerland, Geneva

1980 – 2010

  • Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1980 and served in various capacities at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Myanmar Missions in Islamabad, Geneva and New York

1973 – 1980

  • Research Assistant, Department of Research, Burma Socialist Program Party Headquarters

Conference Experience

  • While serving at the Myanmar Missions in Geneva and New York, attended various meetings of the United Nations including Human Rights Council and Third Committee of UNGA
  • While serving at the ASEAN Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, attended various meetings of ASEAN
  • Attended the High Level Panel Meetings which drew up the Terms of Reference of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)
  • Representative of Myanmar to the Drafting Group on ASEAN Human Rights Declaration