Mildred Samboy

Lawyer, International-National Development Worker, and Volunteer in Santo Domingo, República Dominicana

Mildred Samboy

Lawyer, International-National Development Worker, and Volunteer in Santo Domingo, República Dominicana

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Samboy is a Dominican lawyer with Masters of Social Work with a focus on Public Policies, studies in Human Rights, Public International Law and Public Policies. She has 10 years of experience in the areas of ​​Right to Sustainable Development and Human Rights and has conducted research on Freedom of Expression (2011), human rights legislation as an object of public policy (2012), municipality (2016-2017), Youth, and the 2030 Agenda (2013-2018).

In 2010, Samboy founded I Blog For Human Rights, an initiative recognized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the Ministry of Youth and the Vice-Presidency of the Dominican Republictogether with the Alliance against Poverty and the Clinton Global Initiative for Universities (CGIU) for the contributions to Human Rights in the country.

Samboy started in the United Nations System in 2013 as a National Specialist Technician for United Nations Volunteers (UNV) in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Post-2015 Agenda. In the UN, Samboy worked in supporting the consultation and coordination of the 2030 Agenda process, the participation of +200,000 people in the My World Survey with the integration over 60 institutions from different sectors (neighborhood councils, foundations, Youth-led organizations, NGOs, cooperatives, vulnerable groups- LGBTI- Persons with dissabilities- Older Persons- young people with young people in conflict with the law among others) in tailoring this Agenda. Moreover, Samboy supported the monitoring of the National Volunteer Law, the Regulation of the Disability Law, among others. She currently works at the Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) of the United Nations System in the Dominican Republic as the Partnerships and Development Finance SDG Officer.

  • Work
    • Advocacy and Awareness
  • Education
    • Universidad Iberoamericana
    • Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra
    • Ryerson University
    • Miami Dade College