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Nomination, Selection and Appointment of Mandate Holders

APPOINTMENTS MADE AT THE 34TH SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL (27 February - 24 March 2017)

NEW: President's list of 15 February 2017 approved by the Human Rights Council on 24 March 2017 [Word - PDF]

MANDATE

APPOINTED MANDATE HOLDER


Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from the Arctic

Human Rights Council resolution 33/25

 

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from Asia

Human Rights Council resolution 33/25

Mr. Edtami MANSAYAGAN
Philippines

 

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from North America

Human Rights Council resolution 33/25

Ms. Kristen CARPENTER
United States of America

 

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from the Pacific

Human Rights Council resolution 33/25

Ms. Megan DAVIS
Australia

 

Special Rapporteur on the right to development

Human Rights Council resolution 33/14

Mr. Saad ALFARARGI
Egypt

 

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

Human Rights Council resolution 32/32 

Ms. Annalisa CIAMPI
Italy

 

 

Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, member from Latin American and Caribbean States

Human Rights Council resolution 27/1 

Mr. Luciano HAZAN
Argentina

 

NEW: President's list of 15 February 2017 [Word - PDF]

President's letter [Word - PDF] transmitting:

REPORT OF THE CONSULTATIVE GROUP TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL RELATING TO THE VACANCIES OF SPECIAL PROCEDURES MANDATE HOLDERS TO BE APPOINTED AT THE THIRTY-FOURTH SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL
Report of the Consultative Group [Word]

APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED FOR ALL SEVEN MANDATES AND APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED

For the following EMRIP mandates, the application process opened on 13 October 2016 and closed on 1 December 2016 (12 noon GMT):

- Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from the Arctic
- Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from Asia
- Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from North America
- Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from the Pacific

For the following special procedure mandates, the application process opened on 13 October 2016 and closed on 24 November 2016 (12 noon GMT):

- Special Rapporteur on the right to development
- Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
- Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, member from Latin American and Caribbean States

Extension of deadline for EMRIP applications only
Secretariat note verbale of 25 November 2016: Extension of deadline for applications
English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

Extension of deadline for applications
Secretariat note verbale of 15 November 2016: Extension of deadline for applications
English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

Call for applications
Secretariat note verbale of 13 October 2016: Call for applications
English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

General information about the selection and appointment process

For appointments of EMRIP members from the Arctic, Asia, North America and the Pacific, please see further information here.

Application forms are posted in alphabetical order as received prior to the deadline. Information contained therein is subject to reference check

MANDATE

LIST OF CANDIDATES


Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from the Arctic

Human Rights Council resolution 33/25

Ms. Dalee Sambo DOROUGH
United States of America

Ms. Laila Susanne VARS
Norway

 

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from Asia

Human Rights Council resolution 33/25

Mr. Liaquat ALI
Pakistan

Mr. Asim IQBAL
Pakistan

Mr. Shankar LIMBU
Nepal

Mr. Sylvester MADATING
Malaysia

Mr. Edtami MANSAYAGAN
Philippines

Ms. Kaushalya MUNDA
India

 

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from North America

Human Rights Council resolution 33/25

Ms. Kristen CARPENTER
United States of America

Ms. June LORENZO
United States of America

Mr. William MICKLIN
United States of America

Ms. Robin THOMPSON
Canada

 

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from the Pacific

Human Rights Council resolution 33/25

Ms. Megan DAVIS
Australia

Ms. Hannah MCGLADE
Australia

Ms. Valmaine TOKI
New Zealand

Mr. Jethro TULIN
Papua New Guinea

Ms. Tracey WHARE
New Zealand

 

Special Rapporteur on the right to development

Human Rights Council resolution 33/14

Mr. Saad ALFARARGI
Egypt

Mr. Roberto BISSIO
Uruguay

Mr. Daniel BRADLOW
South Africa

Mr. Yuri Emilio BUAIZ VALERA
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

Mr. Christian Aime CHOFOR CHE
Cameroon

Mr. Carlos CORREA
Argentina

Mr. Koen DE FEYTER
Belgium

Ms. Kathleen FERRIER
Netherlands

Mr. Luís Filipe GUERRA
Portugal

Mr. Asim IQBAL
Pakistan

Mr. Mihir KANADE
India

Mr. Sylvester MADATING
Malaysia

Mr. Rajeev MALHOTRA
India

Mr. Manuel MONTES
Philippines

Ms. Eleanor NWADINOBI
Nigeria

Mr. Obiora OKAFOR
Nigeria

Mr. Balakrishnan RAJAGOPAL
United States of America

Mr. Nicolaas SCHRIJVER
Netherlands

Mr. Kishore SINGH
India

Ms. Attiya WARIS
Kenya

 

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

Human Rights Council resolution 32/32 

Ms. Alejandra ANCHEITA
Mexico

Mr. Enrique CARPIZO
Mexico

Mr. Christian Aime CHOFOR CHE
Cameroon

Ms. Annalisa CIAMPI
Italy

Mr. John CLARK
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Ravindran DANIEL JUSTIN
India

Ms. Lais DE FIGUEIREDO LOPES
Brazil

Mr. Osman EL HAJJÉ
Lebanon

Ms. Nimalka FERNANDO
Sri Lanka

Mr. Luís Filipe GUERRA
Portugal

Mr. Michael HAMILTON
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Robert HUISH
Canada

Mr. Neil JARMAN
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Thulani Rudolf MASEKO
Swaziland

Mr. Jeremy MCBRIDE
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Serghei OSTAF
Republic of Moldova

Mr. Mamane OUMARIA
Niger

Ms. Gabriela del Mar RAMIREZ PEREZ
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

Ms. Adriana RUIZ-RESTREPO
Colombia

Mr. Mark SIDEL
United States of America

Ms. Meskerem TECHANE
Ethiopia

 

 

Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, member from Latin American and Caribbean States

Human Rights Council resolution 27/1 

Mr. Juan ALBÁN ALENCASTRO
Ecuador

Ms. Maria del Rocío BARAHONA RIERA
Costa Rica

Ms. Christina CERNA
Nicaragua

Mr. Luciano HAZAN
Argentina

Mr. Ignacio RAMIREZ
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

Mr. Diego RODRÍGUEZ-PINZÓN
Colombia

Ms. Elizabeth SALMÓN
Peru

Mr. Wilder TAYLER
Uruguay

Mr. Morris TIDBALL BINZ
Chile

 

Should the appointee to any of the mandates be a person with a disability, the United Nations would be obliged to 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 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.