Applications for thirteen vacancies of mandate holders to be appointed atthe 43rd session of the Human Rights Council

October 15, 2019

The Presidential Human Rights Committee Secretariat of the Office of the President is pleased to share the availability of vacancies of mandate holders to be appointed at the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council. As mandate holders, i.e., special rapporteurs, independent experts, working group members, their specific functions are defined in the UN Human Rights Council resolutions creating or extending their mandates. Please see list of said vacancies.

However, please take note that individuals holding decision-making positions in government or in any other organization or entity, which may give rise to conflict of interest with the responsibilities inherent to the mandate, are disqualified from applying.

For more information on the application and selection process, you may visit

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