Noble Hu­man­i­tar­ian

SALIL SHETTY has been touch­ing lives through his work for the de­prived and un­der­priv­i­leged and cur­rently bring­ing about sig­nif­i­cant changes through Amnesty In­ter­na­tional glob­ally.

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Along-term ac­tivist on poverty and jus­tice, Salil Shetty leads the move­ment’s world­wide work to end hu­man rights vi­o­la­tions and has spear­headed a sig­nif­i­cant move of Amnesty In­ter­na­tional’s work to the global south. He is a part of Amnesty In­ter­na­tional presently and oc­cu­pies the po­si­tion of the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s eighth Sec­re­tary Gen­eral in 2010. Be­fore join­ing Amnesty In­ter­na­tional, he was the Di­rec­tor of the United Na­tions Mil­len­nium Cam­paign from 2003 to 2010, cred­ited with sig­nif­i­cantly in­creas­ing aware­ness of and ac­count­abil­ity for the Mil­len­nium Devel­op­ment Goals across the world. Prior to that, he con­trib­uted to­wards so­ci­ety through Ac­tion Aid as the Chief Ex­ec­u­tive. He is an alumni of the In­dian In­sti­tute of Man­age­ment, Ahmed­abad and at the Lon­don School of Eco­nom­ics. Ku­dos to this man for win­ning the ‘Ex­cel­lence’ award in Hu­man­i­tar­ian Ser­vices at ‘Star­dust Achiev­ers Awards, Londo

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