In accordance with Article 15.4 of the Rules of Procedure of the IACHR, the Commission will receive comments from the OAS Member States and civil society on the finalist candidates. The period to present comments starts May 1 and ends May 31, 2014. The comments should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the following words in the subject of the e-mail: "Competition Rappourteur on Freedom of Expression."
The IACHR will interview the finalist candidates during the 151th Period of Sessions, to be held at headquarters in Washington, D.C., from July 14 to 26, 2014. During the same sessions, the IACHR will make an announcement on the person selected for the post. The first day of work is October 6, 2014. In accordance with Article 15 of the Rules of Procedure, the Rapporteur shall serve for a period of three years, renewable once, unless the mandate of the Rapporteurship terminates earlier.