Navanethem Pillay

Navanethem Pillay

Navanethem "Navi" Pillay is a South African jurist who served as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights from 2008 to 2014. A South African of Indian Tamil origin, she was the first non-white woman judge of the High Court of South Africa, and she has also served as a judge of the International Criminal Court and President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Her four-year term as High Commissioner for Human Rights began on 1 September 2008 and was extended an additional two years in 2012. She was succeeded in September 2014 by Prince Zeid bin Ra'ad. Wikipedia*

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Navanethem Pillay has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2008 News Conference. The year with the most videos was 2011 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 948 views per program. Most common tags: Libya, United Nations.

Appearances by Title:c. September 1, 2008 - Present High Commissioner, Human Rights, United Nations Videos: 4

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