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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

TweetThis! Job opp.: Independent Expert on Cultural Rights

The UN has created recently a Special Procedure Mandate position of Independent Expert on Cultural Rights.

The person in this three year position will be responsible for:
  • Identifying the best practices in the promotion of cultural rights at the local, national, regional, and international levels
  • Identifying possible obstacles to the promotion and protection of cultural rights and to submit proposals and/or recommendations to the Human Rights Council on possible actions in that regard
  • Working in cooperation with States in order to foster the adoption of measures at the local, regional, and international levels aimed at the promotion and protection of cultural rights through concrete proposals enhancing sub regional, regional, and international cooperation in that regard
  • Studying the relation between cultural rights and cultural diversity, in close collaboration with States and other relevant actors, including in particular UNESCO, with the aim of further promotion cultural rights
  • Integrating a gender and disabilities perspective into his/her work
  • Working in close coordination, while avoiding unnecessary duplication, with intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, other special procedures of the Human Rights Council, the Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, as well as with all other relevant actors representing the broadest possible range of interests and experiences, within their respective mandates, including by attending and following up on relevant international conferences and events.
A standardized form for Special Procedure Mandate candidates to fill is available here:

Nominations should be sent to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights: hrcspecialprocedures@ohchr.org

Nominations of candidates are accepted until 24 July 2009!

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