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:
- General Rapporteur
- Special Rapporteur