Agnès CallamardDr. Agnès Callamard has been a prominent figure in the human rights world for many years. In 2021, she became Secretary General of Amnesty International, leading its human rights work and setting the strategic direction for the organization. In 2016, she was the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. She was also the Director of Global Freedom of Expression at Columbia University in New York and Executive Director of Article 19, an international human rights organization working to protect freedom of expression. She is the official representative of Amnesty International, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1977.