Kate Gilmore is the Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations. Gilmore has previously worked in wide range of high-profile public sector and NGO positions. These include being the Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director (Programme) of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA, CEO of the Broadmeadows Community (1993), being manager of the division of community care in the Royal Women’s Hospital Australia (1993-1996), being National Director of Amnesty International Australia as National Director (1996-2000) and being Executive Deputy Secretary General of Amnesty International (2000-2010).
As the Deputy High Commissioner her role is accountable to the High Commissioner, currently Jordan's Prince Zeid bin Ra'ad. Gilmore has been engaged in issues in Iraq on human rights violations and assisting the Iraq government.
- United Nations Secretary-General Department of Public Information/News and Media Division/New York (2012) Biographical Note, Secretary-General Appoints Kate Gilmore of Australia Assistant Secretary-General, Deputy Executive Director (Programme), United Nations Population Fund, 22 February Secretary-General SG/A/1323 BIO/4356 POP/1000 (Accessed August 2012)
- "United Nations Iraq - UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Kate Gilmore, currently on official visit to Iraq". Retrieved 2017-03-11.
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