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COMMITTEE ON MIGRANT WORKERS

Fourth meeting of States parties to the Convention on Migrant Workers in order to elect nine members of the Migrant Workers Committee

The fourth meeting of States parties to the International Convention on the Protection of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (ICRMW) will be held on 3 December 2009 at the United Nations Headquarters. The purpose of the meeting is to elect five members of the Committee on the Protection of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (CMW) to replace those whose terms of office will expire on 31 December 2009, as well as four new members following the entry into force of the Convention for the 41st State party on 1 July 2009.

Members are elected for a term of four years by States parties in accordance with article 72 of the Convention. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if renominated.

States parties to the Convention were invited to nominate their candidates by 4 September 2009.

Documents
CMW/SP/3: Rules of procedure

A C E F R S

CMW/SP/8: Provisional agenda A C E F R S
CMW/SP/9: Note of the Secretary General including the biographical data of nominees A C E F R S
CMW/SP/9/Add.1 A C E F R S

The current membership of the Committee on Migrant Workers is


Name

Nationality

Term Expires

Francisco ALBA

Mexico

31.12.2011

José S. BRILLANTES

Philippines

31.12.2009

Ana Elizabeth CUBIAS MEDINA

El Salvador

31.12.2011

Anamaría DIEGUEZ ARÉVALO

Guatemala

31.12.2009

Ahmed Hassan EL-BORAI

Egypt

31.12.2011

Abdelhamid EL JAMRI

Morocco

31.12.2011

Prasad KARIYAWASAM

Sri Lanka

31.12.2009

Myriam POUSSI KONSIMBO

Burkina Faso

31.12.2011

Mehmet SEVIM

Turkey

31.12.2009

Azad TAGHIZADET

Azerbaijan

31.12.2009


The following nominations were received by 4 September 2009


Name

Nominated by

Nomination received

José S. BRILLANTES Elected

Philippines

26 August 2009

Francisco CARRION MENA Elected

Ecuador

4 September 2009

Miguel Ángel IBARRA GONZALEZ Elected

Guatemala

4 September 2009

Prasad KARIYAWASAM Elected

Sri Lanka

22 July 2009

Andrea MILLER-STENNETT Elected

Jamaica

10 August 2009

Mehmet SEVIM Elected

Turkey

26 August 2009


The following nominations were received after 4 September 2009


Name

Nominated by

Nomination received

Azad TAGHIZADE Elected

Azerbaijan

9 October 2009

Ahmadou TALL Elected

Senegal

14 November 2009

Fatoumata Abdourhamana DICKO Elected

Mali

16 November 2009

Country-specific information