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Nomination, Selection and Appointment of Mandate Holders


APPOINTMENTS MADE AT HRC26 (10-27 June 2014)

APPLICATION PROCESS NOW CLOSED FOR ALL MANDATES

NEW: President’s list approved by the Council on 27 June 2014
English [Word - PDF]

MANDATE

APPOINTED CANDIDATES

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

Human Rights Council resolution 18/11

TUNCAK Baskut
Turkey (M)

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

Human Rights Council resolution 16/4

KAYE David
United States of America (M)

Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
Human Rights Council resolution 24/6

PURAS Dainius
Lithuania (M)

Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children
Human Rights Council resolution 17/1

GIAMMARINARO Maria Grazia
Italy (F)

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
Member from Asia-Pacific States

Human Rights Council resolution 24/7

HONG Seong-Phil
Republic of Korea (M)

Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
Member from African States

Human Rights Council resolution 18/28

GUMEDZE Sabelo
South Africa (M)

President's letter [Word - PDF] transmitting:
Report of the Consultative Group with recommendations to the President of the Human Rights Council for five mandates
English [Word - PDF]

NEW: President's letter [Word - PDF] transmitting:
Addendum to the report of the Consultative Group with recommendations to the President of the Human Rights Council for the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes 
English [Word - PDF]

Updated information on the selection and appointment procedure [English | French]

Call for applications for one additional mandate
Secretariat note verbale of 12 May 2014: call for applications
English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXPIRED: Application process opened on 12 May and closed on 4 June 2014 (midnight, GMT)

MANDATE

LIST OF CANDIDATES

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

Established by Human Rights Council resolution 18/11

Click here for list of eligible candidates that have applied to this mandate

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXPIRED: Application process opened on 6 March 2014 and closed on 30 April 2014 (MIDNIGHT, GMT)

New extension of the deadline for applications for the Working Groups
[click for Secretariat’s NV: extension of the deadline for applications]

English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

MANDATE

LIST OF CANDIDATES

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, member from Asia-Pacific States

Established by Human Rights Council resolution A/HRC/RES/24/7

 
Click here for list of eligible candidates that have applied to this mandate

Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, member from African States

Established by Human Rights Council resolution A/HRC/RES/18/28

 
Click here for list of eligible candidates that have applied to this mandate

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXPIRED: Application process opened on 6 March 2014 and closed on 23 April 2014 (MIDNIGHT, GMT)

Extension of the deadline for applications

[click for Secretariat’s NV: extension of the deadline for applications]

English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

MANDATE

LIST OF CANDIDATES

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

Established by Human Rights Council resolution A/HRC/RES/16/4

 
Click here for list of eligible candidates that have applied to this mandate

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

Established by Human Rights Council resolution A/HRC/RES/24/6

 
Click here for list of eligible candidates that have applied to this mandate

Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children

Established by Human Rights Council resolution A/HRC/RES/17/1

 
Click here for list of eligible candidates that have applied to this mandate