Savio Carvalho, Senior Advisor, Campaigning on International Development and Human Rights, Amnesty International, International Secretariat.

Mr. Carvalho has worked over two decades on international development, humanitarian and human rights in South and Central Asia, East Africa and Europe. His current focus is on establishing stronger linkages between development and human rights. He leads Amnesty International’s work on the 2030 Agenda. Prior to this, he was the Director of the Demand Dignity and ESCR programme at Amnesty International. Prior to joining Amnesty International, Mr. Carvalho was the Climate Change Campaign Advisor at Oxfam International. He also worked as Oxfam GBs’ Country Director in Uganda and Tajikistan. He was actively involved in policy and advocacy issues around peace and conflict in northern Uganda. Mr Carvalho read Psychology for his Bachelor’s degree at St. Xavier’s and Development studies for his Masters. He has also earned certificates in Gender Policy and Planning (University College London), Human Rights Law (Oxford University) and Humanitarian Assistance (University of Liverpool).