Appointments at the 47th session of the Human Rights Council (21 June to 9 July 2021)

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Secretariat note verbale of 30 March 2021
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Call for applications for the 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 (additional vacancy)
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Note: This is an unforeseen vacancy due to the resignation of the current mandate holder.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11 MAY 2021 (12 NOON GENEVA TIME)

To apply for this 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 and candidates wishing to apply for more than one mandate must submit a mandate-specific Word application form for each mandate applied for.

Secretariat note verbale of 2 March 2021
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Call for applications for mandate holders of the Human Rights Council to be appointed at the forty-seventh session of the Council
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APPLICATION DEADLINE: 13 APRIL 2021 (12 NOON GENEVA TIME)

To apply for these mandates, (1) complete theonline 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.

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 theUnited Nations regional groups of Member States.

General information about the selection and appointment process

Frequently asked questions

Nomination, Selection and Appointment of Mandate Holders

Mandates and list of candidates

MANDATE LIST OF ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES

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 to download

Human Rights Council resolution 46/8 (advance edited version)

Deadline to apply: 11 May 2021 (12 noon Geneva time)

Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism

Word application form to download

Human Rights Council resolution 46/12 (advance edited version

Deadline to apply: 13 April 2021 (12 noon Geneva time)

Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy

Word application form to download

Human Rights Council resolution 46/16 (advance edited version)

Deadline to apply: 13 April 2021 (12 noon Geneva time)

Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences

Word application form to download

Human Rights Council resolution 41/17

Deadline to apply: 13 April 2021 (12 noon Geneva time)

Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, member from Asia-Pacific States

Word application form to download

Human Rights Council resolution 45/24

Deadline to apply: 13 April 2021 (12 noon Geneva time)

Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, member from Eastern European States

Word application form to download

Human Rights Council resolution 45/24

Deadline to apply: 13 April 2021 (12 noon Geneva time)

Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, member from Western European and other States

Word application form to download

Human Rights Council resolution 45/3

Deadline to apply: 13 April 2021 (12 noon Geneva time)

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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