Eva Richter is an NGO representative to the United Nations for the Poverty Elimination and Community Education (PEACE) Foundation. Ms. Richter entered the NGO arena after her retirement from a long career as a professor of English at various colleges and universities in the US and abroad, including the University of Nebraska, Rutgers University, the City University of New York and Hebei Teacher’s University (China). She was a Fulbright scholar in the Netherlands and was designated as an Outstanding Foreign Expert by the Education Ministry of Hebei Province, China. She has served on the Executive Committee of the NGO Committee on Migration, which she co-founded, and is the focal point of the Subcommittee on Xenophobia and Social Inclusion. She has also served on the Executive Committees of the NGO Committee on the Status of Women and the UN Department of Global Communications, is a member of the NGO Committee on Human Rights and a member of the Expert Working Group for Addressing Women’s Human Rights in the Global Compact for Migration, convened by UN Women. She has written papers and lectured on migration, on various aspects of CEDAW, and in her commitment to the realization of women’s equality and gender justice has organized many workshops, seminars and panels.