Mid-Career Master in Public Administration Candidate, 2022
For over fourteen years, Dilnoza worked on the protection of human rights at the grassroots and policy level, including in situations of active or protracted conflict and humanitarian emergencies. With the Organization for Security and Economic Cooperation in Europe, she led human rights programs across Central Asia, the South Caucasus, and Europe, and contributed to the development of international policy documents on the protection of human rights defenders, the freedom of religion or belief, and security. She also worked with the United Nations Refugee Agency on the protection of refugees in Kyrgyzstan. Throughout her engagements, Dilnoza focused on assessing challenges faced by members of vulnerable groups and civil society in the digital space, and devising solutions. Dilnoza graduated with first-class Honors from the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University with a specialist degree in international relations and from University College Dublin with an MS in international migration and human rights.