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A person who is appointed by an organization to report on the proceedings of its meetings:‘the UN rapporteur’
- ‘He will be able to pick serious and competent people who will do a disinterested and professional job as UN rapporteurs.’
- ‘We don't need a UN rapporteur to tell us there is a crisis.’
- ‘Recently special rapporteurs from the UN's human rights commission urged the examination of rights violations in Aceh.’
- ‘In her report, U.N. rapporteur Koufa discussed the distinction between terrorism on the one hand, and ‘wars of national liberation in the context of the right to self-determination’ on the other.’
- ‘The letter-writing campaigns of Amnesty International and the assessments of UN human rights rapporteurs depend on this accountability.’
- ‘In a special message to the government in Harare, two special UN rapporteurs asked the authorities to answer allegations that police and the intelligence service had drawn up a death list.’
- ‘The U.N. Commission on Human Rights first decided to appoint a special rapporteur to examine questions relevant to torture in 1985.’
- ‘He is a Malaysian lawyer who has been a UN rapporteur since 1994.’
- ‘The PACE rapporteur, Ruth-Gaby Vermot-Mangold, says that she was concerned about the fate of more than 300 babies.’
- ‘The rapporteur will present the draft report to the committee.’
- ‘Jacques Franquet is a member of the International Narcotics Control Board the rapporteur for its Annual Report.’
- ‘We were the rapporteurs at this seminar and delivered the conclusions and recommendations.’
- ‘The special rapporteur is also trying to investigate allegations of torture, but is being stalled by authorities.’
- ‘The rebels systematically practiced torture in order to extort money, punish non-cooperation, and intimidate others, the special rapporteur said.’
- ‘There have been other measures taken since then, partly though not wholly, in response to international pressure, like the appointment of special rapporteurs in Geneva.’
- ‘‘There has been an alarming deterioration in the health and mental health of the inmates,’ said Paul Hunt, one of the five UN special rapporteurs.’
- ‘The UN could have gone on passing resolutions and sending in inspectors and rapporteurs for the next 50 years, but in the end there was no realistic alternative to war.’
- ‘He said the move was in line with a decision by the committee to appoint Hogan as a rapporteur on consumer issues.’
- ‘Because no rule obliges the rapporteur of a Workshop to exclude statements from the report which are scientifically accurate.’
- ‘The thrust of legislative work is done in the committees, where individual rapporteurs draft reports that form the basis for parliamentary resolutions.’
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