COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS
The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is composed of 18 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 ECOSOC Resolution 1985/17 of 28 May 1985. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if nominated.
The current membership of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (as of 17 November 2014):
* The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), at its 50th meeting, held on 17 November, elected Chen Shiqiu (China), for a term of office beginning on the date of election and expiring on 31 December 2016, to replace Ms.Cong Jun (China), who had resigned from her seat (ECOSOC decision 2014/201 B). Click here ...