Appointments at the 48th session of the Human Rights Council (13 September to 1 October 2021)

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Secretariat note verbale of 28 June 2021
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Call for applications for the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, member from Latin American and Caribbean States (additional vacancy)
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Note: This is an unforeseen vacancy due to the resignation of the current mandate holder.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 10 AUGUST 2021 (12 NOON GENEVA TIME)

To apply for these mandates, (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.


Secretariat note verbale of 30 April 2021
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Call for applications for mandate holders of the Human Rights Council to be appointed at the forty-eighth session of the Council
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The application process for the following mandates opened on 30 April and closed on 11 June 2021 (12 noon Geneva time). APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED:

1. Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
2. Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, member from Latin American and Caribbean 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

Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights

Human Rights Council resolution 46/9

Loujayn ALHOKAIL (F)
Saudi Arabia

Kristen CARPENTER (F)
United States of America

Pablo Francisco CORRAL VEGA (M)
Ecuador

Maurizio CUSIMANO (M)
Italy

Edmundo DE WERNA (M)
Brazil

Basma EL HUSSEINY (F)
Egypt

Erika FLORES DÉLEON (F)
Mexico

Suraya Imran GOONOO (F)
Mauritius

Rhonda GRIFFITHS (F)
New Zealand

Véronique GUÈVREMONT (F)
Canada

Jayashree GUPTA (F)
India

Stephanie LAULHÉ SHAELOU (F)
Cyprus

Mikel MANCISIDOR (M)
Spain

Maider MARAÑA (F)
Spain

Alejandro NEYRA (M)
Peru

Gervais NZOA (M)
Cameroon

Jordi PASCUAL I RUIZ (M)
Spain

Alison PHIPPS (F)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Eleni POLYMENOPOULOU (F)
Greece

Ricardo III SUNGA (M)
Philippines

Ana Filipa VRDOLJAK (F)
Croatia

Alexandra XANTHAKI (F)
Greece

Mehdi ZAKERIAN (M)
Islamic Republic of Iran

Yanqun ZHAO (F)
China

Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, member from Latin American and Caribbean States

Word application form to download

Human Rights Council resolution 45/24

Deadline to apply: 10 August 2021 (12 noon Geneva time)

Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, member from Latin American and Caribbean States

Human Rights Council resolution 44/15

Vag-Lan BORGES (M)
Brazil

Humberto CANTÚ RIVERA (M)
Mexico

Winston DOOKERAN (M)
Trinidad and Tobago

Fernanda HOPENHAYM (F)
Mexico

Danielle Anne PAMPLONA (F)
Brazil

José Rafael UNDA (M)
Colombia


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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.


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