Who is a rapporteur

A rapporteur is a person who is appointed by an organization to report on the proceedings of its meeting.

A rapporteur is an appointed person that acts on behalf of the organizer to monitor development of a certain event, captures and reports key resolutions and consensus outcome.

A special rapporteur is an independent expert that is called and designated by a body such as the United Nations.                                                                        

Rapporteur classification is seen in the context of the specific assignment. The classification is seen as follows:

  • Rapporteur
  • Co-Rapporteur
  • General Rapporteur
  • Special Rapporteur