Appointments to be made at the 43rd session of the Human Rights Council (24 February - 20 March 2020)

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Application processes and deadlines

Call for applications for 13 mandate holders (2 EMRIP members and 11 special procedures)
Secretariat note verbale of 6 September 2019
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Note: The appointment of certain mandate holders will be made provided the mandates themselves are extended by the Human Rights Council.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 17 OCTOBER 2019 (12 NOON GREENWICH MEAN TIME / GMT)

To apply for the mandate, (1) complete the online survey and (2) submit the application form in Word format, which can be accessed under the specific mandate in the table below. Application forms are mandate-specific.

For appointments of EMRIP members, please see additional information

General information about the selection and appointment process

Frequently asked questions 

Note: The appointment of mandate holders marked with an asterisk (*) below will be made provided the mandates themselves are extended by the Human Rights Council.

Nomination, Selection and Appointment of Mandate Holders

Mandates and list of candidates

MANDATE LIST OF CANDIDATES

 

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from Arctic
Word application form
Human Rights Council resolution 33/25

Forthcoming

 

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from Asia
Word application form
Human Rights Council resolution 33/25

Forthcoming


Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights*
Word application form
Human Rights Council resolution 34/3

Forthcoming

 

Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons*
Word application form
Human Rights Council resolution 33/5

Forthcoming

 

Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia*
Word application form
Human Rights Council resolution 39/23

Forthcoming

 

Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context*
Word application form
Human Rights Council resolution 34/9

Forthcoming

 

Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and its consequences*
Word application form
Human Rights Council resolution 33/1

Forthcoming


Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights

Word application form
Human Rights Council resolution 35/19

Forthcoming

 

Special Rapporteur on the right to food
Word application form
Human Rights Council resolution 40/7

Forthcoming

 

Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples*
Word application form
Human Rights Council resolution 33/12

Forthcoming


Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography and other child sexual abuse material*

Word application form
Human Rights Council resolution 34/16

Forthcoming


Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders*

Word application form
Human Rights Council resolution 34/5

Forthcoming


Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar*

Word application form
Human Rights Council resolution 40/29

Forthcoming

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.

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