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Reinforcing the selection processes for experts of key Council of Europe human rights monitoring mechanisms

Recommendation 2012 (2013)

Author(s):
Parliamentary Assembly
Origin
Text adopted by the Standing Committee, acting on behalf of the Assembly, on 8 March 2013 (see Doc. 13133, report of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, rapporteur: Mr Boriss Cilevičs).
Thesaurus
1 The Parliamentary Assembly refers to Resolution 1923 (2013) on reinforcing the selection processes for experts of key Council of Europe human rights monitoring mechanisms and invites the Committee of Ministers to take into account, in the context of its work relating to the designation of experts serving on Council of Europe human rights monitoring bodies, its recommendations therein with respect to the reinforcement of national selection procedures and the quality of such experts. Also, the rules which guarantee the independence of human rights monitoring bodies should provide for the withdrawal or the dismissal of an expert found to be in a conflict of interest situation.
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