U Aung Myo Min is an active advocate for
promotion of human rights in Myanmar.
He escaped to Myanmar-Thai border after 1988 military coup and served in Foreign Affairs Department of ABSDF.
In 1995, he earned a Masters degree in human rights from Columbia University in US.
From 2005-2010, he served as Director of Human Rights Documentation Department under NCGUB.
In 2000, he founded Human Rights Education Center (Myanmar) in Thailand which focuses on human rights promotion.
He served as Executive Director of Equality Myanmar before being appointed as Human Rights Minister. He holds seven international human rights honors including Shuman Award presented by EU.