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Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights

Introduction

Karima Bennoune, Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rightsThe Human Rights Council, through resolution 10/23 decided to establish, for a period of three years, a new special procedure entitled “independent expert in the field of cultural rights”.

The mandate was extended in 2012 for a period of three years, conferring to the current mandate holder the status of Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights (resolution 19/6). This mandate was further extended in 2015 for a period of three years through resolution 28/9 of 10 April.

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Leaflet: The Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
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Special Rapporteurs

Ms. Karima Bennoune
Since 2015

Ms. Farida Shaheed
2009-2015

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