Letter to the Consultative Group of the Human Rights Council- checklist for appointments of Special Procedure mandate holders


9 May 2018

The selection and appointment of Special Procedure mandate holders, through a transparent and merit based process, on the basis of relevant expertise for the mandate in question, real and perceived independence, impartiality, personal integrity and objectivity are of crucial importance for the effective functioning of the mandates. This letter from 15 NGOs, sets out the key criteria for appointments and includes a checklist.

Follow the link for reading the letter