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Call for applications and checklist for selection and appointment of the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy

, Index number: IOR 40/1419/2015

At the 29th session of the UN Human Rights Council (5 June – 3 July 2015) the President of the Council will appoint the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy. This document is aimed to support governments, NGOs, academics, relevant professional networks, national human rights institutions and others in the identification of and outreach to highly qualified and independent candidates. The deadline for receipt of nominations is 30 April 2015. This document has been jointly issued by Access, American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty International, Article 19, Association for Progressive Communications, Electronic Frontier Foundation, International Commission of Jurists and Privacy International.

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