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COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

Group photo of current Members of the Committee on the Rights of the Child © Danielle Kirby/OHCHR


Membership

The Committee on the Rights of the Child 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 article 43 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if nominated.

Also available: Information on former CRC members from 1991 to 2013

Also available: Information on former CRC members from 2005 to 2013

The membership of the Committee on the Rights of the Child as of 2017is:

Name of Member

Country of Nationality

Ms. Suzanne AHO ASSOUMA* (Vice Chairperson)

Togo

Ms. Amal Salman ALDOSERI **

Bahrain

Ms. Hynd AYOUBI IDRISSI*

Morocco

Mr. Jorge CARDONA LLORENS*

Spain

Mr. Bernard GASTAUD* (Rapporteur)

Monaco

Ms. Olga a. KHAZOVA** (Vice Chairperson)

Russian Federation

Mr. Hatem KOTRANE*

Tunisia

Mr. Cephas LUMINA**

Zambia

Mr. Gehad MADI*

Egypt

Mr. Benyam Dawit MEZMUR **

Ethiopia

Mr. Clarence NELSON* (Vice Chairperson)

Samoa

Ms. Mikiko OTANI**

Japan

Mr. Luis Ernesto PEDERNERA REYNA**

Uruguay

Mr. José Angel RODRÍGUEZ REYES* (Vice Chairperson)

Venezuela

Ms. Kirsten SANDBERG*

Norway

Ms. Ann Marie SKELTON**

South Africa

Ms. Velina TODOROVA**

Bulgaria

Ms. Renate WINTER** (Chairperson)

Austria

Term expires on 28 February 2019*
Term expires on 28 February 2021**

Country-specific information