Craig Mokhiber (born 1960) is a US-based lawyer and human rights advocate. He is best known for being the Director of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in the New York Office.
Prior to his resignation in October 2023, he worked for the human rights group for more than three decades. As we move further, you can find more about his age, wiki, net worth, wife, bio, children, family, ethnicity, parents, siblings, nationality, religion, facts, etc.
Craig Mokhiber Wiki/Biography
Craig Mokhiber was born in an American family in New York, USA. His nickname is Craig. As per Radaris, his birth month is February but his zodiac sign remains unclear.
Upon completing schooling at Niagara Falls High School, he attended Buffalo State University and pursued a BA degree in Political Science and Government. Further, he earned his Juris Doctorate from the University at Buffalo Law School.
|Real Name||Craig Mokhiber|
|Profession||Lawyer and human rights advocate|
|Age||63 [as of 2023]|
|Date of Birth||1960|
|Birthplace||New York, USA|
|Hometown||New York, USA|
|Zodiac Sign||Not Known|
|College||Buffalo State University|
University at Buffalo Law School
|Famous For||Working at the UN|
Craig Mokhiber’s Wife & Children
Craig Mokhiber is a married person. His wife’s name is Lisa Michelle Vincent. According to BuffaloNews.com, the couple got married on 14 April 1992 in Paris, France.
She previously worked as a middle school teacher. However, there is no information available on her current profession.
His ethnic background is mixed but he is an American citizen. His parents are Mitchell Mokhiber and Lorainne Mokhiber. However, he didn’t share any details about his siblings.
Craig Mokhiber Age, Height & More
Craig Mokhiber’s age is 63 as of 2023. He stands 5 feet 10 inches tall & weighs around 75 kg. He has black hair and brown eyes. His body stats are not known while his shoe size is 11 (US).
Craig Mokhiber kickstarted his career in the field of his higher studies. Growing up, he was always more interested in human rights law. Thereby, he pursued a degree in the law field.
Upon attaining a Juris Doctorate, he began practicing law privately. Further, he worked as an NGO activist and a human rights advocate.
He started his journey with the United Nations in the early 1990s. Initially, he worked for the org as the chief of the Human Rights and Development team.
With respect to his work ethic, he was mostly allotted bigger roles in the org. He worked as the Senior Human Rights Advisor in Palestine and Afghanistan.
For a few years, he was also appointed in the role of Assistant General Secretary for the New York Office as well. Currently, he serves as the Director of the UN’s Human Rights division for the New York Office.
Regardless of serving the organization for more than three decades, Craig made a huge decision to leave his position. He wrote, “This will be my last communication to you” regarding his stay at the UN on 28 October.
He cited “genocide” as the reason for leaving the United Nations. Further, he added that the UN has been consistently failing to prevent genocides. In his words, it is quite clear that he is unhappy with the current state of the world.
Craig Mokhiber possesses an estimated net worth of $5 million. For serving the UN for more than three decades, he received a hefty amount of money in salaries. As an employee at a top-level org, he also got access to tons of other benefits as well.
FAQs about Craig Mokhiber
Who is Craig Mokhiber?
Craig Mokhiber is a lawyer and human rights advocate from the US.
How old is Craig Mokhiber?
63 years old.
Who is Craig Mokhiber’s wife?
Lisa Michelle Vincent.
How many children does Craig Mokhiber have?
What is Craig Mokhiber’s net worth?
$5 million (estimated).
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