COMMITTEE ON MIGRANT WORKERS

Membership

The Committee on Migrant Workers is currently composed of 14 independent experts (persons of high moral character, impartiality and recognized competence in the field covered by the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families).

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 nominated.

Members are elected at meetings of States parties, in accordance with article 72  of the Convention.  For more information on the elections of the Committee on Migrant Workers, please refer to the link Meeting of States parties/Elections.

The CVs of the current members are available by clicking on the names of the members in the below table.

The composition of the Committee on Migrant Workers is now as follows:

Name of Member

Nationality

Term expires

Mr. Alvaro BOTERO NAVARRO

Colombia

31.12.2021

Ms. Jasminka DZUMHUR
(Vice-chairperson)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

31.12.2019

Mr. Ahmed Hassan EL-BORAI

Egypt

31.12.2019

Mr. Abdelhamid EL JAMRI

Morocco

31.12.2019

Mr. Ermal FRASHERI

Albania

31.12.2021

Mr. Md. Shahidul HAQUE

Bangladesh

31.12.2021

Mr. Prasad KARIYAWASAM

Sri Lanka

31.12.2021

Ms Khedidja LADJEL
(Rapporteur)

Algeria

31.12.2019

Ms. Maria LANDAZURI DE MORA
(Vice-chairperson)

Ecuador

31.12.2019

Mr. Marco NUÑEZ-MELGAR MAGUIÑA

Peru

31.12.2019

Mr. Mamane OUMARIA

Niger

31.12.2021

Mr. Azad TAGHI-ZADA

Azerbaijan

31.12.2021

Mr. Ahmadou TALL
(Chairperson)

Senegal

31.12.2021

Mr. Can ÜNVER
(Vice-chairperson)

Turkey

31.12.2019

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Fact Sheet No.24
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Migration, human rights and governance - Handbook for Parliamentarians N° 24
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Situations of migrants in transit
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OHCHR’s recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders
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Behind Closed Doors - Protecting and promoting the human rights of migrant domestic workers in an irregular situation
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Shining new light on the UN Migrant Workers Convention (Alan Desmond, 2018)
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