Policy Adviser, Governance, Access to Justice and Human Rights
UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Centre, Bangkok
Nicholas Booth has been Policy Adviser for Governance, Access to Justice and Human Rights at UNDP's Asia-Pacific Regional Centre since 2013.
He was previously Policy Adviser for Rule of Law and Access to Justice at UNDP Viet Nam since 2008. He has played a key role in supporting the UN system-wide policy advocacy on key rule of law issues under the UN’s Delivering as One initiative. Previously, he served with the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations in Kosovo from 2001-2007 as Senior Adviser on Police and Justice, helping to design and implement an institutional framework for rule of law, access to justice and protection of minority rights in a post-crisis setting.
Before joining the UN in 2001, Mr. Booth had 12 years of experience as a legal practitioner in the United Kingdom and the United States, specializing in labour rights and discrimination (focusing on race, gender, disability, and HIV and AIDS).
Mr. Booth is a UK national and holds a BCL in Law from Brasenose College, Oxford and an MA (Hons) in Law from Queens’ College, Cambridge.