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​​Nomination, Selection and Appointment of Mandate Holders

APPOINTMENTS TO BE MADE AT THE 36TH SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL (11-29 SEPTEMBER 2017)

Application process and deadlines

NEW: Call for applications for one additional mandate

Secretariat note verbale of 28 June 2017: Call for applications for the Special
Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PERSONS AFFECTED BY LEPROSY AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS: 17 AUGUST 2017 (12.00 NOON GMT)

To apply for the Special Rapporteur, (1) complete the online survey (http://ohchr-survey.unog.ch/index.php/885219?lang=en) and (2) submit the application form in Word format, which can be accessed by clicking on the mandate in the table below.

MANDATE

LIST OF CANDIDATES

Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members


Human Rights Council resolution 35/9 (advance edited version)

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

Application process opened on 24 April 2017 and closed on 8 June 2017 (12 noon GMT)

Extension of the deadline for applications
Secretariat note verbale of 1 June 2017: Extension of the deadline for applications
English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

Call for applications
Secretariat note verbale of 24 April 2017: Call for applications
English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

General information about the selection and appointment process

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

Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance
Human Rights Council resolution 34/35

Ms. E. Tendayi ACHIUME
Zambia

Mr. Yao Nikez ADU
Russian Federation

Mr. Christian AHLUND
Sweden

Mr. Yaman AKDENIZ
Turkey

Mr. Liaquat ALI
Pakistan

Mr. Ahmedou Tidjane BAL
Mauritania

Ms. Vilna BASHI TREITLER
United States of America

Mr. Stephen BRONNER
United States of America

Mr. Javier BUJAN
Argentina

Ms. Epsy CAMPBELL
Costa Rica

Ms. Dominique DAY
United States of America

Ms. Tala DOWLATSHAHI
United States of America

Ms. Mireille FANON MENDES-FRANCE
France

Ms. Rose KIISHWEKO
Tanzania

Mr. Tefik MAHMUT
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Mr. Matlotleng MATLOU
South Africa

Ms. Gay McDOUGALL
United States of America

Mr. Pedro MOURATIAN
Argentina

Mr. Mwiza NKHATA
Malawi

Mr. Antonio PALLAS VALENCIA
Spain

Ms. Melissa PARKE
Australia

Ms. Marie-Evelyne PETRUS
France

Mr. Nyameko PITYANA
South Africa

Mr. Asif QURESHI
Pakistan

Ms. Edna SANTOS ROLAND
Brazil

Mr. Pierre SOB
Cameroon

Ms. Mischa THOMPSON
United States of America

Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, member from Western European and other States
Human Rights Council resolution 27/25

Ms. Dominique DAY
United States of America

Ms. Dòwòti DÉSIR
United States of America

Ms. Shulaika GIRIGORI
Netherlands

Ms. Elisabeth  KANEZA
Germany

Mr. Antonio PALLAS VALENCIA
Spain

Ms. Marie-Evelyne PETRUS
France

Ms. Mischa THOMPSON
United States of America

Ms. Opal TOMETI
United States of America

Ms. Veronica WOMACK
United States of America

Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, member from African States

Human Rights Council resolution 32/4

Ms. Naima  BENWAKRIM
Morocco

Ms.  KHADIJA CHERIF
Tunisia

Ms. Joy EZEILO
Nigeria

Ms. Salwa HAMROUNI
Tunisia

Ms. Mozn HASSAN
Egypt

Ms. Rhoda IGE
Nigeria

Ms. Fatma KHAFAGY
Egypt

Ms. Amal KHALIFA
Egypt

Ms. Rose KIISHWEKO
Tanzania

Ms. Kobauyah KPATCHA
Togo

Ms. Faiza MOHAMED
Djibouti

Ms. Madeleine NIRERE
Rwanda

Ms. Noangma OUANGRAWA / KOUDOUGOU
Burkina Faso

Ms. Ruth SEBATINDIRA
Uganda

Mr. Pierre SOB
Cameroon

Ms. Patricia SUKORE
Nigeria

Ms. Meskerem TECHANE
Ethiopia

 

Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, member from Asia-Pacific States

Human Rights Council resolution 32/4

Ms. Zarizana ABDUL AZIZ
Malaysia

Ms. Nausheen AHMAD
Pakistan

Ms. Leila ALIKARAMI
Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Ms. Vrinda GROVER
India

Ms. Furrah KASHIF
Pakistan

Ms. Rita KOLIBONSO
Indonesia

Ms. Haina LU
China

Mr. Bimal PATEL
India

Ms. Puneet  PUNEET
India

Ms. Melissa UPRETI
Nepal

Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, member from Eastern European States

Human Rights Council resolution 32/4

Mr. Yao Nikez ADU
Russian Federation

Mr. Borut AMBROZIC
Slovenia

Ms. Danela ARSOVSKA
(application withdrawn on 18 July 2017)

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Ms. Zuzana CANDIGLIOTA
Czechia 

Ms. Halyna FELDKOVYCH
Ukraine

Ms. Maja HAWLINA
Slovenia

Ms. Mirjana NAJCHEVSKA
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Ms. Wanda NOWICKA
Poland

Ms. Ivana RADAČIĆ
Croatia

Mr. Roman WIERUSZEWSKI
Poland

Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, member from Western European and other States

Human Rights Council resolution 32/4

Ms. Teresa ANJINHO
Portugal

Ms. Elizabeth BRODERICK
Australia

Mr. Andrew BYRNES
Australia

Ms. Rosa CELORIO
United States of America

Ms. Christine  CHINKIN
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ms. Rosa  DA COSTA
Portugal

Ms. Dominique DAY
United States of America

Mr. Carlos María DE CERÓN Y CASTRO
Spain

Mr. Jared GENSER
United States of America

Ms. Jacqueline HUNT
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ms. Yakare-Oule (Nani) JANSEN REVENTLOW
Netherlands

Ms. Magali LAFOURCADE
France

Ms. Sylvie PIERRE-BROSSOLETTE
France

Ms. Bianca Maria POMERANZI
Italy

Ms. Diane ROMAN
France

Ms. June ZEITLIN
United States of America

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.