SNAP Leadership Panel Recruitment Launched

Scotland’s National Action Plan for Human Rights (SNAP) is recruiting for members for the SNAP Leadership Panel.

The SNAP Leadership Panel is a partnership involving various stakeholders. It is co-chaired by the Scottish Human Rights Commission and the Scottish Government. Members will work together as equals to finalise, launch and oversee Scotland’s next National Action Plan for Human Rights.

Membership is open to around 25 people aged 16 or over, as follows:

  • People with personal lived experience of human rights issues in Scotland (“rights holders”) (around 13 people)
  • Senior decision-makers in Scottish public sector bodies (“duty bearers”) (around 6 people)
  • Senior decision-makers from Scottish civil society organisations (for example, charities, social enterprises, community groups, or trade unions) (around 6 people)

Applicants from a wide range of different backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply, alongside rights holders who identify as belonging to one or more of the following groups: disabled people, young people, LGBTQI people, women, Black and ethnic minority people, older people, unpaid carers, people affected by poverty, and people from Scotland’s island communities.

Find our more and download the recruitment pack on the SNAP website.

All applicants should be passionate about human rights, and the role of SNAP in strengthening and promoting the protection of people’s rights in Scotland.

For any queries about the SNAP Leadership Panel, please contact Lucy Mulvagh, SNAP Secretariat Lead, by email – – or call 0131 297 5750.