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Guest Speaker


Zumretay Arkin

Zumretay Arkin is an Uyghur Canadian from Montreal who is an activist for the Uyghur right. She currently works as a Program and Advocacy manager at the World Uyghur Congress, which is a non-profit organization that promotes the right of the Uyghur people. As a member of the organization, she collaborates with other institutions such as the United Nations and the worldwide government to advocate issues surrounding the Uyghur community and find peaceful solutions. 

Zumretay will appear online during the opening ceremony on April 15th to present the situation of the Uyghur people concerning their human rights and also address some ongoing efforts made by the UN. 

Below is her Linkedin page for more information. 



Ask questions to Zumretay by filling out this form! They will be answered by her after her presentation. 

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