COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

Membership

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is composed of 18 independent experts who are persons of high moral standing and acknowledged impartiality. Consideration must also be given to equitable geographical distribution and to the representation of the different forms of civilization as well as of the principal legal systems.

Members are elected for a term of four years by States parties in accordance with article 8 of the Convention. Elections for nine of the eighteen members are held every two years, ensuring a balance between continuity and change in the composition of the Committee. Article 8 sets out the rules for the election of members of the Committee at a meeting of States parties. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if nominated.

The current membership of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is:

 

Name of Member
Nationality
Term expires
Mr. AMIR Noureddine
Vice-chairperson
Algeria
19/01/2022
Mr. AVTONOMOV Alexei S.
Rapporteur
Russian Federation
19/01/2020
Mr. BOSSUYT MarcBelgium
19/01/2022
Mr. CALI TZAY Jose Francisco
Vice-chairperson
Guatemala
19/01/2020
Ms. CRICKLEY Anastasia
Chairperson
Ireland
19/01/2018
Ms. DAH Fatimata-Binta Victoire Burkina Faso
19/01/2020
Ms. HOHOUETO Afiwa-KindenaTogo
19/01/2018
Mr. KEMAL Anwar Pakistan
19/01/2018
Mr. KHALAF Melhem
Vice-chairperson
Lebanon
19/01/2018
Mr. KUT Gun Turkey
19/01/2022
Mr. LINDGREN ALVES Jose A. Brazil
19 /01/2018
Ms. LI YanduanChina
19 /01/2020
Mr. MARUGÁN NicolásSpain
19 /01/2020
Ms. MCDOUGALL GayUnited States
19 /01/2020
Ms. MOHAMED Yemhelhe MintMauritania
19 /01/2020
Mr. MURILLO MARTINEZ Pastor Elias Colombia
19 /01/2020
Ms. SHEPHERD Verene AlberthaJamaica
19 /01/2020
Mr. YEUNG SIK YUEN Yeung Kam JohnMauritius
19 /01/2022

Provisional Agenda CERD/SP/79
E F S R A C

CVs of candidates CERD/SP/80
E F S R A C

Addendum CERD/SP/80/Add.1
E F S R A C

Civil Society Consultation

 Joining hands to end racial discriminatiom, CERD Consultation with Civil Society 

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