COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
The Committee against Torture is composed of 10 independent experts who are persons of high moral character and recognized competence in the field of human rights.
Members are elected for a term of four years by States parties in accordance with article 17 of the Convention against Torture. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if nominated.
The 14th meeting of States parties was held in Geneva on Tuesday 1 October 2013 to elect members to replace those five members whose terms expired on 31 December 2013.
The current membership of the Committee against Torture is:
* These members will be sworn in on 28 April 2014.
The CVs of the candidates nominated by 13 July 2011 are available in document CAT/SP/35
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The CVs of the candidates nominated by 26 June 2013 are available in document CAT/SP/14/2:
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