Frank William La Rue Lewy of Guatemala, as Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression;
Anand Grover of India, as Special Rapporteur on the right to health;
Githu Muigai of Kenya, as Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism;
Joy Ngozi Ezeilo Emekekwue of Nigeria, as Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons;
Maya Sahli of Algeria, as a member of the Working Group on people of African descent;
Shaheen Sardar Ali of Pakistan, as a member of the Working Group on arbitrary detention; and
Michel Forst of France, as Independent Expert appointed by the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in Haiti.
In addition, the following five members of the Expert Mechanism on the rights of indigenous peoples were approved:
Catherine Odimba Kombe of Congo;
Jose Mencio Molintas of the Philippines;
Jannie Lasimbang of Malaysia;
Jose Carlos Morales Morales of Costa Rica; and
John Henrikson of Norway.
Viktoria Mohasci of Hungary was appointed as Chairperson for the Forum on minority issues.