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Board Elections 2022

UPDATE: There will not be a contested board election this year as we have not filled all 5 places on the board. Details of the new board members will be posted on the declaration date.

There are five seats available on the Board at the 2022 election.

Amnesty International United Kingdom Section Articles of Association require a minimum of four Board members to retire each year and this number includes board members that have reached the end of their term of office.

If you wish to stand for election to the Board, fill in and return the forms listed in Section 2, below. Download these forms here

All forms should be received in electronic or hard copy by 5pm on Friday 25 March 2022.

For further information regarding the Board election please see Section 1, below.

Important Information

You can submit all your forms electronically without the need to print any documents. We will also accept a valid email address in the place of signatures (wherever requested) in order to authenticate your nomination.

Any electronic submissions should be sent to

If you wish to submit hardcopy documents, please use the following address:

Returning Officer (c/o Selma Shirazi)
Director’s Office
Human Rights Action Centre
17-25 New Inn Yard
London, EC2A 3EA

Please note

  • Nomination Papers and Application Forms must be completed and received by the Returning Officer by 5pm on Friday 25 March 2022.


  • If you are posting hardcopy documents, you must allow enough time for them to be received prior to this deadline. This is also the deadline for submission of documents by email.


  • Please contact Selma Shirazi by telephone on 0207 033 1556 to check receipt if you do not receive a reasonably prompt acknowledgement to any postal submissions.


  • One final tip: please do check that you and your proposers are fully paid-up members of the AIUK Section for, at least, the six-month period immediately preceding the deadline for nominating (25 March 2022). You can do this by contacting our Supporter Communications Team on 0207 033 1777.

If you have any enquiries regarding the nature or substance of the Board role, please do not hesitate to contact the nominations committee via

If you have any questions about the nomination or election process, please contact me at

We appreciate that this is a somewhat complex process, and we would like to assist you as much as possible so do get in touch.

Section 1: Further Information

Section 2: Forms to fill in and return



Board Member Role Description
AIUK Governance Structure Diagram
Board Code of Conduct (2015)
Board Election Process 2020-2021
Information for Candidates
Board Election Process 2021-2022
Board Role - Frequently Asked Questions
Nomination Guidance 2021-2022
Information for Candidates
Board Member Nomination Papers 2022
Board Member Application Form 2022
Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form
Application Form for Under 18s 
Consent Form for Recruitment - Young Board Member
Information for Young People