Call for applications for OHCHR

Call for applications for OHCHR

February 14, 2017

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has put in a call for applications for 4 vacancies of mandate holders to be appointed to the United Nations at the thirty-fifth session of the Human Rights Council (June 2017).

The positions are as follows:

1.     Independent Expert on human rights and international solidarity [HRC res. 26/6]

2.     Special Rapporteur on minority issues [HRC res. 25/5]

3.     Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants [HRC res. 26/19]

4.     Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism [HRC res. 31/3]

Individual applications, including a motivation letter, must be submitted online and received by 30 March 2017. The application consists of (1) an online survey and (2) an application form in Word format. Updated information on the selection and appointment procedure is available here.

You can learn more about the application process here.

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