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Nomination, Selection and Appointment of Mandate Holders


APPOINTMENTS TO BE MADE AT HRC27 (8-26 September 2014)

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR 7 MANDATES: 28 JULY 2014 (MIDNIGHT, GMT)

NEW: Call for applications  NEW MANDATE 
Secretariat note verbale 7 July 2014 
English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

NEW: Call for applications 2 NEW MANDATES
Secretariat note verbale 2 July 2014
English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

NEW: Call for applications EXTENSION OF DEADLINE 4 MANDATES
Secretariat note verbale of 30 June 2014
English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

Secretariat note verbale of 23 May 2014
English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

To apply for the mandates below, (1) complete the web-based survey and (2) submit an application form in Word, which is accessible through this web page by clicking on the mandate. Please note that for the Working Group appointments, only nationals of States belonging to the specific regional groups are eligible. Please refer to the list of United Nations regional groups of Member States.

Should the appointee to the mandate of Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, or any other mandate be a person with a disability , the United Nations would ensure reasonable accommodation for the mandate holder in the implementation of his/her mandate. This may include provisions for the mandate holder to be accompanied as appropriate during official travels by a personal assistant, and/or for additional conference services (such as sign language interpretation) in respect of meetings in which the mandate holder participates

MANDATE

LIST OF CANDIDATES

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

Human Rights Council resolution 24/18
 

Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, member from Western European and other States

Human Rights Council resolution 16/16
 

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

Human Rights Council resolution 18/28
 

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

Human Rights Council resolution 18/28
 

Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities

Human Rights Council resolution 26/20
 

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

Human Rights Council resolution 26/32
 

Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan

Human Rights Council resolution 24/28