Legal Counsel, Global Religious Freedom
Meghan Fischer works as a legal counsel at the UN. She drafts submissions to the Human Rights Council and treaty-monitoring bodies on countries’ violations of freedom of religion, freedom of conscience, and freedom of expression.
Fischer has participated in the Commission for Social Development, the Commission on the Status of Women, the Commission on Population and Development, and the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development. She was previously Research and Policy Specialist at the World Youth Alliance, where she authored white papers on international law and policy relating to reproductive health, family planning, maternal health, and sustainable development, among other topics.
Fischer received a law degree from Harvard Law School and Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Linguistics from Harvard College. She is licensed to practice law in the State of New York and is a contractor for ADF International.