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 25 April 2014):
* Members who were re-elected and whose terms will continue from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2018.
** Member resigned in July 2014, and ad-hoc election will be held to replace the member for the remainder of the term.