Gender Equality and Human Rights expert.
Diane Bunyan is a Gender Equality and Human Rights expert. She has worked in this capacity for the Council of Europe, UN Women, UN Habitat and the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR). Diane was a member of Bristol City Council in SW UK (pop 400,000) for 12 years and the first ever women leader. She was a delegate to the EU Committee of the Regions and to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe (CLRAE). Diane was a member of the expert group drafting the Council of Europe Recommendation (2003)3 to the member states on balanced participation of women and men in political and public decision making. She is currently leading the Council of Europe study on Women’s Political Representation in the Eastern Partnership countries.