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Andrew Hudson

Andrew Hudson

Andrew Hudson is an international human rights lawyer with 25 years of varied UN and international advocacy experience.

As Executive Director at Crisis Action, he provided world-class leadership to a global team of 50 people in 12 cities. Prior to Crisis Action, he worked at Human Rights First in New York, where he coordinated UN advocacy, managed the Human Rights Defenders Program and led Latin American work.

Previously, Hudson was a lawyer in Australia representing indigent clients and refugees and spearheading major law reform projects. He also worked with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Ecuador, the UN Regional Commission in Thailand, the Australian delegation to the UN General Assembly, and the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Executions. Served as an Aurora Prize Expert Panel Member in 2019-2020.