Skip links

Job Exchange

One of the main challenges in accessing available vacancies in international bodies and courts is that little information is available online. Such limited information often lacks transparency on selection processes. To help overcome this lack of clear information, GQUAL has created an alert system for vacant positions in the international field.

Recent and Upcoming Elections in 2019:

 

International Body Nomination
Deadline
Election/
Appointment
Date
Available
Seats
Current No.
of Women/Men
Nominees
Women/Total
RESULTS
Justice Tribunal of the Andean Community (TJCA)
July-October 2019 Forthcoming 2 1/3    
Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)
16 December 2019 April 2020 9 6/12    
Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
10 April 2020 June 2020 9 6/11*    
Human Rights Committee
30 March 2020  15 June 2020 9 6/12    
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
6 March 2020 29 June 2020 12 21/2    
Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) 2020 30 June 2020 9 9/8    
Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP),
member from Asia
6 September 2019 and closed on 17 October 2019 HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 1 4/3 2/5  
Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly
economic, social and cultural
rights
6 September 2019 and closed on 17 October 2019 HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 1 0/1 2/9  
Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons 6 September 2019 and closed on 17 October 2019 HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 1 1/0 7/14  
Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and its consequences 6 September 2019 and closed on 17 October 2019  HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 1 1/0 3/13  
Special Rapporteur on extreme
poverty and human rights
6 September 2019 and closed on 17 October 2019 HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 1 0/1 5/14  
Special Rapporteur on the right to
food
6 September 2019 and closed on 17 October 2019  HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 1 1/0 4/11  
Special Rapporteur on the rights
of indigenous peoples
6 September 2019 and closed on 17 October 2019 HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 1 1/0 5/13  
Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography and other child sexual abuse material 6 September 2019 and closed on 17 October 2019 HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 1 1/0 7/12  
Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), member from the Arctic 6 September 2019 and closed on 17 October 2019 HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 1 0/1   1/2  
Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders 6 September 2019 and closed on 17 October 2019 HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 1 0/1 11/24  
Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia 6 September 2019 and closed on 17 October 2019 HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 1 0/1 4/9  
Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context 6 September 2019 and closed on 17 October 2019 HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 1 1/0 4/15  
Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar 6 September 2019 and closed on 17 October 2019 HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 1 1/0 1/11  
Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development Forthcoming HRC 43 (24 February – 20 March 2020) 5    
Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Central African Republic HRC 42 (9 – 27 September 2019) 1 0/1   0/1
Sub-Comittee on the Prevention of Torture In May 2020 a Note verbale will be sent to indicate the procedure 22 October 2020 13 12/13
Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes 15 April 2020 HRC 44(15 June to 3 July 2020) 1 0/1    
Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression 15 April 2020 HRC 44(15 June to 3 July 2020) 1 0/1    
Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health 15 April 2020 HRC 44(15 June to 3 July 2020) 1 0/1    
Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children 15 April 2020 HRC 44(15 June to 3 July 2020) 1 1/0    
Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW) Forthcoming 29 June 2021 7 2/12    
Committee against Torture (CAT) Forthcoming 2021 5 3/7    
Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) Forthcoming 14 May 2021 5 3/7    
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) Forthcoming 24 June 2021 9 9/9    

*The Secretary-General has requested the Government of the Russian Federation to appoint, within a period of two months, another expert from among its nationals to serve for the remainder of Mr. Rukhledev’s term.