Samaau Ahmed Najeeb was appointed to the Human Rights Commission of the Maldives on Sunday.
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih presented her with her letter of appointment during a special ceremony conducted in the President’s Office on Sunday morning, and Supreme Court Justice Aisha Shujoon Mohamed administered her oath of office.
Samaau was most recently a Senior State Attorney at the Attorney General’s Office, having previously worked as a State Attorney at the same office from 2015 to 2017. She had previously worked as an Attaché in the Maldives’ Embassy in India between 2010 and 2011.
She earned her Master of Human Rights Law in 2018 from the Melbourne Law School at the University of Melbourne in Australia.
She has also attended several professional workshops, seminars, and conferences, and is a member of the government’s expert team for the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC).