Call for applications for the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executionsSecretariat note verbale of 25 November 2020English |
FrenchNote: This is an unforeseen vacancy due to the resignation of the current mandate holder.APPLICATION DEADLINE: 29 DECEMBER 2020 (12 NOON GREENWICH MEAN TIME / GMT)
To apply for the Special Rapporteur mandate, (1) complete the separate
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 and candidates wishing to apply for more than one mandate must submit a mandate-specific Word application form for each mandate applied for.
Call for applications for five special procedure and expert mechanism mandate holdersSecretariat note verbale of 16 October 2020English |
For the following five mandates, the application process opened on 16 October and closed on 27 November 2020 (12 noon Greenwich Mean Time / GMT). APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED:
Only nationals of the States belonging to the regional groups, for which specific vacancies have been advertised, are eligible for the Working Group mandates. Please refer to the list of the
United Nations regional groups of Member States.
For EMRIP members, candidates need to represent one of the two indigenous sociocultural regions for which vacancies have been advertised. Please see
additional information on EMRIP.
General information about the selection and appointment process
Frequently asked questions
Mandates and list of candidates
Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
Word application form to download
HRC resolution 44/5
Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from Africa
HRC resolution 33/25
Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from North America
Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
HRC resolution 42/37
Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, member from African States
HRC resolution 45/24
Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, member from Asia-Pacific States
HRC resolution 42/22
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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.