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Current and Former Mandate-Holders for Existing Mandates


Title

Mandate established / last extended

Current Mandate Holder(s)

Next expected appointment

Former Mandate Holder(s)

Thematic Mandates (39)

Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living

2000 (CHR res. 2000/9) / 2014 (HRC res. 25/17)

Ms. Leilani FARHA (Canada), appointed at HRC25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)

HRC 43 (March 2020)

Ms. Raquel ROLNIK (Brazil), 2008 – 2014
Mr. Miloon KOTHARI (India), 2000 - 2008

Working Group of experts on people of African Descent

2000 (CHR res. 2000/9) / 2011 (HRC res. 18/28)

 

Mr. Ricardo III SUNGA (Philippines), appointed at HRC27 (postponed until 6 November 2014)
Mr. Michal BALCERZAK (Poland), appointed at HRC27 (postponed until 6 November 2014)
Mr. Sabelo GUMEDZE (South Africa), appointed at HRC26 (June 2014)
Ms. Verene SHEPHERD (Jamaica), appointed at HRC13 (March 2010)
Ms. Mireille Fanon-Mendez FRANCE (France), appointed at HRC17 (June 2011)

Member from AP States :
HRC45 (September 2020)
Member from EEG States:
HRC45 (September 2020)
Member from African States : HR 44 (June 2020)
Member from GRULAC States: HRC31 (March 2016)
Member from WEOG States: HRC35 (June 2017)

Ms. Monorama BISWAS (Bangladesh), 2008 - 2014
Ms. Mirjana NAJĆEVSKA (The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), 2008 - 2014
Ms. Maya SAHLI (Algeria), 2008 - 2014
Mr. Linos-Alexandros SICILIANOS (Greece), 2009 - 2011
Mr. Ralston Milton NETTLEFORD (Jamaica), 2008 - 2010
Mr. Peter Lesa KASANDA (Zambia), 2002 - 2008
Mr. Joe FRANS (Sweden), 2002 - 2009
Mr. George Nicolas JABBOUR (Syrian Arab Republic), 2002 - 2008
Ms. Irina MOROIANU-ZLATESCU (Romania), 2002 - 2008
Mr. Roberto Borges Martins (Brazil), 2002 - 2005

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

1991 (CHR res. 1991/42) / 2013 (HRC res. 24/7)

Mr. Seong-Phil HONG (Republic of Korea), appointed at HRC26 (June 2014)
Mr. Sètondji Roland Jean-Baptiste ADJOVI (Benin), appointed at HRC 25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)
Mr. José GUEVARA (Mexico), appointed at HRC25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)
Mr. Vladimir TOCHILOVSKY (Ukraine), appointed at HRC13 (March 2010)
Mr. Mads ANDENAS (Norway), appointed at HRC11 (June 2009)

Member from AP States:
HRC44 (June 2020)
Member from African States: HRC 43 (March 2020)
Member from GRULAC States: HRC43 (March 2020)
Member from EEG States:
HRC31 (March 2016)
Member from WEOG States: HRC29 (June 2015)

Ms. Shaheen Sardar ALI (Pakistan), 2008 - 2014
Mr. Malick El Hadji SOW (Senegal), 2008 – 2014
Mr. Roberto GARRETÓN (Chile), 2008 – 2014
Mr. Aslan ABASHIDZE (Russian Federation), 2008 - 2010
Ms. Manuela Carmena CASTRILLO (Spain), 2004 - 2009
Mr. Seyyed Mahammad HASHEMI (Islamic Republic of Iran), 2002 - 2008
Ms. Soledad VILLAGRA DE BIEDERMANN (Paraguay), 2001 - 2008
Ms. Leila ZERROUGUI (Algeria), 2001 - 2008
Mr. Tamas BAN (Hungary), 2001 – 2008
Mr. Roberto GARRETÓN (Chile), 1992 - 2002
Mr. Louis JOINET (France), 1992 - 2003
Mr. Laity KAMA (Senegal), 1992 - 2001
Mr. Kapil SIBAL (India), 1992 - 2001
Mr. Petr UHL (Czech Republic), 1992 - 2001

Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography

1990 (CHR res. 1990/68) / 2014 (HRC res. 25/6)

Ms. Maud DE BOER-BUQUICCHIO (the Netherlands), appointed at HRC25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)

HRC43 (March 2020)

Ms. Najat MAALLA M'JID (Morocco), 2008 – 2014
Mr. Juan Miguel PETIT (Uruguay), 2001 - 2008
Ms. Ofelia CALCETAS-SANTOS (Philippines), 1994 - 2001
Mr. Vitit MUNTARBHORN (Thailand), 1991 - 1994

Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights*

*In 2012 the mandate was changed from Independent Expert to Special Rapporteur (HRC res. 19/6).

2009 (HRC res. 10/23) / 2012 (HRC res. 19/6)

Ms. Farida SHAHEED (Pakistan), appointed at HRC12 (September 2009)

HRC30 (September 2015)

 

Independent expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

2011 (HRC res. 18/6)

Mr. Alfred DE ZAYAS (United States of America), appointed at HRC19  (March 2012)

HRC37 (March 2018)

 

Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities

2014 (HRC res. 26/20)

Ms. Catalina DEVANDAS AGUILAR (Costa Rica), appointed at HRC27 (postponed until 6 November 2014)

HRC45 (September 2020)

 

Special Rapporteur on the right to
Education

1998 (CHR res. 1998/33) / 2014 (HRC res. 26/17)

Mr. Kishore SINGH (India), appointed at HRC13 (March 2010)

HRC31 (March 2016)

Mr. Vernor MUNOZ VILLALOBOS (Costa Rica), 2004 - 2010
Ms. Katarina TOMASEVSKI (Croatia), 1998 - 2004

Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

1980 (CHR res. 20 (XXXVI)) /
2014 (HRC dec. 25/116)

Mr. Bernard DUHAIME (Canada), appointed at HRC27 (postponed until 6 November 2014)
Ms. Houria ES SLAMI (Morocco), appointed at HRC25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)
Mr. Ariel DULITZKY (Argentina), appointed at HRC14 (June 2010)
Ms. Jasminka DZUMHUR (Bosnia and Herzegovina), appointed at HRC13 (March 2010)
Mr.  Osman EL HAJJÉ (Lebanon), appointed at HRC11 (June 2009)

Member from WEOG States: HRC45 (September 2020)
Member from African States: HRC43 (March 2020)
Member from GRULAC States: HRC32 (June 2016)
Member from EEG States:
HRC31 (March 2016)
Member from African States: HRC29 (June 2015)

Mr. Olivier de FROUVILLE (France), 2008 - 2014
Mr. Jeremy SARKIN (South Africa), 2008  - 2014
Mr. Santiago CORCUERA CABEZUT (Mexico), 2004 - 2009
Mr. Saied Rajaie KHORASANI (Islamic Republic of Iran), 2004 - 2009
Mr. Stephen TOOPE (Canada), 2002 - 2008
Mr. Arnuar Zainal ABIDIN (Malaysia), 2001 - 2003
Mr. J'bayo ADEKANYE (Nigeria), 2000 - 2008
Mr. Darko GOTTLICHER (Croatia), 1994 - 2009
Mr. Manfred NOWAK (Austria), 1993 - 2006
Mr. Diego GARCIA-SAYAN (Peru), 1988 - 2004
Mr. Toine VAN DONGEN (The Netherlands), 1984 - 1993
Mr. Agha HILALY (Pakistan), 1981 - 2000
Mr. Jonas FOLI (Ghana). 1981 - 1999
Mr. Luis VARELA QUIROS (Costa Rica), 1980 - 1987
Mr. Ivan TOSEVSKI  (The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), 1980 - 2003
Lord John Marc Alexander COLVILLE, (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), 1980 - 1983
Mr. Kwadwo Faka NYAMEKYE (Ghana), 1980 - 1981
Mr. Waleed SADI (Jordan), 1980 - 1981
Mr. Mohamed Redha AL-JABIRI (Iraq), 1980 - 1980

Independent Expert on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment

2012 (HRC res. 19/10)  

Mr. John KNOX (United States of America), appointed at HRC20 (June 2012)

HRC38 (June 2018)

 

Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

1982 (CHR res. 1982/35) /
2014 (HRC res. 26/12)

Mr. Christof HEYNS (South Africa), appointed at HRC14 (June 2010)

HRC32 (June 2016)

Mr. Philip ALSTON  (Australia), 2004 - 2010
Ms. Asma JAHANGIR (Pakistan), 1998 - 2004
Mr. Bacre Waly NDIAYE (Senegal), 1992 - 1998
Mr. Amos WAKO (Kenya), 1982 - 1992

Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights

1998 (CHR res. 1998/25) / 2014 (HRC res. 26/3)

Mr. Philip ALSTON (Australia), appointed at HRC25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)

HRC43 (March 2020)

Ms. Maria Magdalena SEPULVEDA CARMONA (Chile), 2008 – 2014
Mr. Arjun SENGUPTA (India), 2004 - 2008
Ms. Anne Marie LIZIN (Belgium), 1999 - 2004

Special Rapporteur on the right to food

2000 (CHR res. 2000/10) / 2013 (HRC res. 22/9)

Ms. Hilal ELVER (Turkey), appointed at HRC25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)

HRC43 (March 2020)

Mr. Olivier DE SCHUTTER (Belgium), 2008 – 2014
Mr. Jean ZIEGLER (Switzerland), 2000 - 2008

Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights *

 

*In 2000, the mandates of the Independent Expert on structural adjustment policies and of the Special Rapporteur on the effects of foreign debt on the full enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights, were merged into the current mandate on foreign debt

2000 (CHR res. 2000/82) / 2014 (HRC res. 25/16)

Mr. Juan BOHOSLAVSKY (Argentina), appointed at HRC25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)

HRC43 (March 2020)

Dr. Cephas LUMINA (Zambia), 2008 – 2014
Mr. Bernards Andrew Nyamwaya MUDHO (Kenya), 2002 - 2008
Mr. Fantu CHERU (United States of America/Ethiopia), 2000 – 2002

 

Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association

2010 (HRC res. 15/21) / 2013 (HRC res. 24/5)

Mr. Maina KIAI (Kenya), appointed at HRC16 (March 2011)

HRC34 (March 2017)

 

Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression

1993 (CHR res. 1993/20) / 2014 (HRC res. 25/2)

Mr. David KAYE (USA), appointed at HRC26 (June 2014)

HRC44 (June 2020)

Mr. Frank William LA RUE (Guatemala), 2008 - 2014
Mr. Ambeyi LIGABO (Kenya), 2002 -2008
Mr. Abid HUSSAIN (India), 1993 - 2002

Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief

1986 (CHR res. 1986/20) / 2013 (HRC res. 22/20)

Mr. Heiner BIELEFELDT (Germany), appointed at HRC14 (June 2010)

HRC32 (June 2016)

Ms. Asma JAHANGIR (Pakistan), 2004 - 2010
Mr. Abdelfattah AMOR (Tunisia), 1993 - 2004
Mr. Angelo d'Almeida RIBEIRO (Portugal), 1986 - 1993

Special Rapporteur on the right of
everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

2002 (CHR res. 2002/31) / 2013 (HRC res. 24/6)

Mr. Dainius PŪRAS (Lithuania), appointed at HRC26 (June 2014)

HRC44 (June 2020)

Mr. Anand GROVER (India), 2008 - 2014
Mr. Paul HUNT (New Zealand), 2002 - 2008

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

2000 (CHR res. 2000/61) / 2014 (HRC res. 25/18)

Mr. Michel FORST (France), appointed at HRC25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)

HRC43 (March 2020)

Ms. Margaret SEKAGGYA (Uganda), 2008 – 2014
Ms. Hina JILANI (Pakistan), 2000 – 2008 (SRSG)

Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers

1994 (CHR res. 1994/41) / 2014 (HRC res. 26/7)

Ms. Gabriela KNAUL (Brazil), appointed at HRC10 (March 2009)

HRC29 (June 2015)

Mr. Leandro DESPOUY (Argentina), 2003 - 2009
Mr. Param CUMARASWAMY (Malaysia), 1994 - 2003

Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples

2001 (CHR res. 2001/57) / 2013 (HRC res. 24/9)

Ms. Victoria Lucia TAULI-CORPUZ (Philippines), appointed at HRC25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)

HRC43 (March 2020)

Mr. James ANAYA (United States of America), 2008 – 2014
Mr. Rodolfo STAVENHAGEN (Mexico), 2001 - 2008

Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons

2004 (CHR res. 2004/55) / 2013 (HRC res. 23/8)

Mr. Chaloka BEYANI (Zambia), appointed at HRC15 (September 2010)

HRC33 (September 2016)

Mr. Walter KALIN (Switzerland), 2004 – 2010 (SRSG)
Mr. Francis DENG (Sudan), 1992 – 2004 (SRSG)

Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination

2005 (CHR res. 2005/2) / 2013 (HRC res. 24/13)

Mr. Saeed MOKBIL (Yemen), appointed at HRC25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)
Mr. Anton KATZ (South Africa), appointed at HRC17 (June 2011)
Ms. Patricia ARIAS (Chile), appointed at HRC17 (June 2011)
Ms. Elżbieta KARSKA (Poland), appointed at HRC17 (June 2011)
Mr. Gabor RONA (United States of America/Hungary), appointed at HRC18 (September 2011)

Member from African States: HRC43 (March 2020)
Member from African States: HRC35 (June 2017)
Member from GRULAC States: HRC35 (June 2017)
Member from EEG States:
HRC35 (June 2017)
Member from WEOG States: HRC36 (September 2017)

Ms. Faiza PATEL (Pakistan), 2010 – 2014
Mr. Jose Luis GOMEZ DEL PRADO (Spain), 2005 - 2011
Ms. Shaista SHAMEEM (Fiji), 2005 - 2010
Ms. Najat AL-HAJJAJI (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya), 2005 - 2011
Ms Amada BENAVIDES DE PEREZ (Colombia), 2005 - 2011
Mr. Alexander NIKITIN (Russian Federation), 2005 - 2011
Ms. SHAISTA SHAMEEM (SR) (Fiji), 2004 - 2005
Mr. Enrique BERNALES-BALLESTEROS (SR) (Peru), 1987 - 2004

Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants

1999 (CHR res. 1999/44) / 2014 (HRC res. 26/19)

Mr. François CRÉPEAU (Canada), appointed at HRC17 (June 2011)

HRC35 (June 2017)

Mr. Jorge BUSTAMANTE (Mexico), 2005 - 2011
Ms. Gabriela RODRIGUEZ PIZARRO (Costa Rica), 1999 - 2005

Special Rapporteur on minority issues*

 

*In 2014 the mandate was changed from Independent Expert to Special Rapporteur in (HRC res. 25/5).

2005 (CHR res. 2005/79) / 2014 (HRC res. 25/5)

Ms. Rita IZSÁK (Hungary), appointed at HRC17 (June 2011)

HRC35 (June 2017)

Ms. Gay MCDOUGALL (United States of America), 2005 – 2011 The

Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons

2013 (HRC res.24/20)

Ms. Rosa KORNFELD-MATTE (Chile), appointed at HRC25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)

HRC43 (March 2020)

 

Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation & guarantees of non-recurrence

2011 (HRC res. 18/7)

Mr. Pablo DE GREIFF (Colombia), appointed at HRC19 (March 2012)

HRC37 (March 2018)

 

Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

1993 (CHR res. 1993/20) / 2014 (HRC res. 25/32)

Mr. Mutuma RUTEERE (Kenya), appointed at HRC18 (September 2011)

HRC36 (September 2017)

Mr. Githu MUIGAI (Kenya), 2008 - 2011
Mr. Doudou DIENE  (Senegal), 2002 - 2008
Mr. Maurice GLELE-AHANHANZO (Benin), 1993 - 2002

Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and its consequences.

2007 (HRC res. 6/14) /
2013 (HRC res. 24/3)

Ms. Urmila BHOOLA (South Africa), appointed at HRC25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)

HRC 43 (March 2020)

Ms. Gulnara SHAHINIAN (Armenia), 2008 – 2014

Independent Expert on human rights and international solidarity

2005 (CHR res. 2005/55) / 2014 (HRC res. 26/6)

Ms. Virginia DANDAN (Philippines), appointed at HRC17 (June 2011)

HRC35 (June 2017)

Mr. Rudi Muhammad RIZKI (Indonesia), 2005 - 2011

Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

2005 (CHR res. 2005/80) / 2013 (HRC res. 22/8)

Mr. Ben EMMERSON (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), appointed at HRC17 (June 2011)

HRC35 (June 2017)

Mr. Martin SCHEININ (Finland), 2005 - 2011

Special Rapporteur on torture and other
cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

1985 (CHR res. 1985/33) / 2014 (HRC res. 25/13)

Mr. Juan Ernesto MÉNDEZ (Argentina), appointed at HRC15 (September 2010)

HRC33 (September 2016)

Mr. Manfred NOWAK (Austria), 2004 - 2010
Mr. Theo VAN BOVEN (The Netherlands), 2001 - 2004
Mr. Nigel RODLEY (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), 1993 - 2001
Mr. Peter KOOIJMANS (The Netherlands), 1985 - 1993

Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes

1995 (CHR res. 1995/81) / 2011 (HRC res. 18/11)

Mr. Baskut TUNCAK (Turkey), appointed at HRC26 (June 2014)

HRC44 (June 2020)

Mr. Marc PALLEMAERTS (Belgium), 2012 – 2014 (in memoriam)
Mr. Calin GEORGESCU (Romania), 2010 - 2012
Mr. Okechukwu IBEANU (Nigeria), 2004 - 2010
Ms. Fatma-Zohra OUHACHI-VESELY (Algeria), 1995 - 2004

Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially in women and children

2004 (CHR res. 2004/110) / 2014 (HRC res. 26/8)

Ms. Maria Grazia GIAMMARINARO (Italy), appointed at HRC26 (June 2014)

HRC44 (June 2020)

Ms. Joy Ngozi EZEILO (Nigeria), 2008 - 2014
Ms. Sigma HUDA (Bangladesh), 2004 - 2008

Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

2011 (HRC res. 17/4) / 2014 (HRC res. 26/22)

Mr. Puvan SELVANATHAN (Malaysia), appointed at HRC17 (June 2011)
Mr. Michael ADDO (Ghana), appointed at HRC17 (June 2011)
Ms. Alexandra GUÁQUETA (Colombia/United States of America), appointed at HRC17 (June 2011)
Ms. Margaret JUNGK (United States of America), appointed at HRC17 (June 2011)
Mr. Pavel SULYANDZIGA (Russian Federation), appointed at HRC17 (June 2011)

Member from AP States:
HRC35 (June 2017)
Member from African States: HRC35 (June 2017)
Member from GRULAC States: HRC35 (June 2017)
Member from WEOG States: HRC35 (June 2017)
Member from EEG States:
HRC 35 (June 2017)

Mr. John RUGGiE (Austria), 2005 – 2011 (SRSG)

Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation*

 

*In 2011 the mandate was changed from Independent Expert to Special Rapporteur (HRC res. 16/2).

2008 (HRC res. 7/22) /
2013 (HRC res. 24/18)

Mr. Léo HELLER (Brazil), appointed at HRC27 (postponed until 6 November 2014)

HRC45 (September 2020)

Ms. Catarina DE ALBUQUERQUE (Portugal), 2008 - 2014

Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights

2014 (HRC res. 27/21)

Mandate holder to be appointed at the 28th Human Rights Council session

 

 

Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice

2010 (HRC res. 15/23) / 2013 (HRC res. 23/7)

Ms. Alda FACIO (Costa Rica), appointed at HRC25 (postponed until 8 May 2014)
Ms. Frances RADAY (Israel/United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), appointed at HRC16 (March 2011)
Ms. Emna AOUIJ (Tunisia), appointed at HRC16 (March 2011)
Ms. Eleonora ZIELINSKA (Poland), appointed at HRC16 (March 2011)
Ms. Kamala CHANDRAKIRANA (Indonesia), appointed at HRC16 (March 2011)

Member from GRULAC States: HRC43 (March 2020)
Member from WEOG States: HRC34 (March 2017)
Member from AFRICAN States: HRC34 (March 2017)
Member from EEG States:
HRC34 (March 2017)
Member from AP States:
HRC34 (March 2017)

Ms. Patricia OLAMENDI TORRES (Mexico) 2012 – 2013
Ms. Mercedes BARQUET (Mexico), 2011 – 2012

Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences

1994 (CHR res. 1994/45) / 2013 (HRC res. 23/25)

Ms. Rashida MANJOO (South Africa), appointed at HRC11 (June 2009)

HRC29 (June 2015)

Ms. Yakin ERTURK  (Turkey), 2003 - 2009
Ms. Radhika COOMARASWAMY (Sri Lanka), 1994 - 2003

         
Country Mandates

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus

2012 (HRC res. 20/13) / 2014 (HRC res. 26/25)

Mr. Miklós HARASZTI (Hungary), appointed in 2012

HRC39 (September 2018)

The CHR previously established a mandate on the situation of human rights in Belarus, by CHR res. 2004/14, which ended in 2007, and appointed as special rapporteur:
Mr. Adrian SEVERIN (Romania), 2004 – 2007

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia

1993 (CHR res. 1993/6) / 2013 (HRC res. 24/29)

Mr. Surya Prasad SUBEDI (Nepal), appointed in 2009

HRC28 (March 2015)

Mr. Yash GHAI (Kenya), 2005 - 2008
Mr. Peter LEUPRECHT (Austria), 2000 - 2005
Mr. Thomas HAMMERBERG (Sweden), 1996 - 2000
Mr. Michael KIRBY (Australia), 1993 - 1996

Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic

2013 (HRC res. S-20/1 and HRC res. 24/34)

Ms. Marie-Thérèse KEITA BOCOUM (Côte d’Ivoire), appointed in 2014

HRC38 (June 2018)

 

Independent Expert on the enhancement of capacity-building and technical cooperation with Côte d’Ivoire in the field of human rights

2014 (HRC res. 26/32)

Mandate holder to be appointed at the 27th Human Rights Council session

HRC45 (September 2020)

Mr. Doudou DIENE (Senegal), 2011 – 2014 (Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Côte d’Ivoire)

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

2004 (CHR res. 2004/13) / 2014 (HRC res. 25/25)

Mr. Marzuki DARUSMAN (Indonesia), appointed in 2010

HRC32 (June 2016)

Mr. Vitit MUNTARBHORN (Thailand), 2004 - 2010

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea

2012 (HRC res. 20/20) / 2014 (HRC res. 26/24)

Ms. Sheila KEETHRUTH (Mauritius), appointed in 2012

HRC39 (September 2018)

 

Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Haiti

1995 (CHR res. 1995/70) duration of mandate not specified /
2014 (HRC PRST 25/1)

Mr. Gustavo GALLON (Colombia), appointed in 2013

HRC41 (June 2019)

Mr. Michel FORST (France), 2008 - 2013
Mr. Louis JOINET (France), 2002 - 2008
Mr. Adama DIENG (Senegal), 1995 - 2001

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

2011 (HRC res. 16/9) /
2014 (HRC res. 25/24)

Mr. Ahmed SHAHEED (Maldives), appointed in 2011

HRC35 (June 2017)

The CHR previously established a mandate on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran by CHR res. 1984/54, which ended in 2002, and appointed as special rapporteurs:
Mr. Maurice COPITHORNE (Canada), 1995 – 2002
Mr. Reynaldo Galindo POHL (El Salvador), 1993 - 1995

Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali

2013 (HRC res. 22/18) / 2014 (HRC res. 25/36)

Mr. Suliman BALDO (Sudan), appointed in 2013

HRC40 (March 2019)

 

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

1992 (CHR res. 1992/58) / 2014 (HRC res. 25/26)

Ms. Yanghee LEE (Republic of Korea), appointed in 2014

HRC43 (March 2020)

Mr. Tomás OJEA QUINTANA (Argentina), 2008 – 2014
Mr. Paulo Sérgio PINHEIRO (Brazil), 2002 - 2008
Mr. Rajsoomer LALLAH (Mauritius), 1996 - 2000
Mr. Yozo YOKUTA (Japan), 1992 - 1996

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967

1993 (CHR res. 1993/2A - until the end of the Israeli occupation)

Mr. Makarim WIBISONO (Indonesia), appointed in 2014

HRC43 (March 2020)

Mr. Richard FALK (United States of America), 2008 – 2014
Mr. John DUGARD (South Africa), 2001 - 2008
Mr. Giorgio GIACOMELLI (Switzerland), 1999 - 2001
Mr. Hannu HALINEN (Finland), 1995 - 1999
Mr. René FELBER (Switzerland), 1993 - 1995

Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia

1993 (CHR res. 1993/86) / 2013 (HRC res. 24/30)

Mr. Bahame NYANDUGA (Tanzania), appointed in 2014

HRC43 (March 2020)

Mr. Shamsul BARI (Bangladesh), 2008 – 2014
Mr. Ghanim ALNAJJAR (Kuwait), 2001 - 2008
Ms. Mona RISHMAWI (Palestine), 1996 - 2000
Mr. Mohamed CHARFI (Tunisia), 1995 - 1996
Mr. Fanuel Jariretundu KOZONGUIZI (Namibia), 1993 - 1994

Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan

1993 (CHR res. 1993/60) / 2013 (HRC res. 24/28)

Mr. Mashood BADERIN (Nigeria), appointed in 2012

HRC45 (September 2020)

Mr. Mohamed Chande OTHMAN (Tanzania), 2009 – 2012 (IE)
Ms. Sima SAMAR (Afghanistan), 2005 – 2009 (SR)
Mr. Emmanuel AKWEI ADDO (Ghana), 2004 (IE)
Mr. Gerhard BAUM (Germany), 2000 – 2004 (SR)
Mr. Leonardo FRANCO (Argentina), 1998 – 2000 (SR)
Mr. Gaspar BIRO (Hungary), 1993 – 1998 (SR)

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic

2011 (18th Special Session of the HRC S-18/1)

Mr. Paulo Sérgio PINHEIRO (Brazil) - will start once the mandate of the commission of inquiry ends