Nomination, Selection and Appointment of Mandate Holders

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Additional appointment made by the Human Rights Council at its organizational session (5 December 2016)

What's new

NEW: President’s letter of 21 November 2016 with the candidate subsequently approved by the Human Rights Council on 5 December 2016 [Word - PDF]

President's letter [Word - PDF] transmitting:

REPORT OF THE CONSULTATIVE GROUP TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL RELATING TO THE VACANCY OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE INDEPENDENCE OF JUDGES AND LAWYERS

Report of the Consultative Group [Word]


Application processes and deadlines

APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED AND APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED FOR THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE INDEPENDENCE OF JUDGES AND LAWYERS

Application process opened on 2 September 2016 and closed on 4 October 2016 (12 noon GMT)

Call for applications
Secretariat note verbale of 2 September 2016: Call for applications
English [Word - PDF] – French [Word - PDF]

General information about the selection and appointment process

Nomination, Selection and Appointment of Mandate Holders

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 the independence of judges and lawyers

Human Rights Council resolution 26/7

Mr. Mads ANDENAS
Norway

Mr. Milan ANTONIJEVIC
Serbia

Mr. Luchmyparsad AUJAYEB
Mauritius

Ms. Maria del Rocio BARAHONA RIERA
Costa Rica

Ms. Marina BRILMAN
Netherlands

Mr. Reed BRODY
Hungary

Mr. Thomas CASSUTO
France

Ms. Christina CERNA
Nicaragua

Mr. Oagile DINGAKE
Botswana

APPOINTED MANDATE HOLDER
Mr. Diego GARCIA-SAYAN

Peru

Mr. Jared GENSER
United States of America

Mr. Karim KHAN
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Roger Noel KOUAMBO TCHINDA
France

Ms. Magali LAFOURCADE
France

Mr. Jean-Jacques MARTIN
Switzerland

Mr. Muhammad MUNIR
Pakistan

Ms. Alison RENTELN
United States of America

Mr. El Hadji Malick SOW
Senegal

Mr. Thomas STADELMANN
Switzerland

Ms. Meskerem TECHANE
Ethiopia

Mr. Alphonse VAN DEN BIESEN
Netherlands

Mr. Miroslaw WYRZYKOWSKI
Poland

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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