Ms. Nukila Evanty is a specialist in human rights and legislative drafting sensitive to human rights in Indonesia. From 1998, she was trained as a specialist in legal drafting, law research and human rights in center for research, data and information processing, Secretariat General of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia. Her scope in the legal issues include international law and human rights, legislative policy, drafting policy papers for committee I (on international relations and security) and III (on law and human rights) in the House of Representatives. She was the researcher and has drafted the laws on witness protection law, human rights law, adhoc human rights court, revision of labour law, public information law and the UN Covenants. Her outstanding record as the first legal drafter and the first law researcher for ratification on the Convention against Torture, other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment (CAT) in 1998 was recognised as the first UN convention ratified by the parliament. She was appointed as a delegate from the parliament to formulate the National Actions plans of Human Rights Indonesia 1998-2004.
Ms. Nukila finished her first master degree in international law in 2001 (LL.M) Faculty of Law , University of Groningen, the Netherlands and MILIR (Master of International Law and International Relations) from UNNSW, in Sydney, Australia. She also received scholarship and fellowship from many outstanding institutions, such as Salzburg Globar seminar fellow in Austria in 2011, British Chevening Fellow in London 2002, participate in the Hague Academy of International Law in the Netherlands in 2007 among others.
She taught human rights and legislative sensitive to human rights in a law faculty and research centre from 2002. She has published many international books and publications in international journals, and she has outstanding experienced as the speakers for AUN- ASEAN University Network Conference and ASEAN Conferences.
She has participated with the United Nations Residence Coordinator Office as Human Rights Specialist facilitation on drafting of social conflict management Law with Legislation Committee of the House of Representatives and National Plans Development Agency (Bappenas), on drafting the policy of implementation on National Actions Plans on Human Rights with Ministry of Laws and Human Rights, on Raising awareness UN global strategy on terrorism with Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on enhancing capacity of government officials and civil society on international human rights treaty body mechanism, among others..
Ms. Nukila is a recipient of an achievement award from the Australian government as an outstanding alumni on economic and social development in Indonesia in 2011.