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COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

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 1st March 2013 is:

Name

Nationality

Term expires

Ms. Agnes Akosua AIDOO

Ghana

28 February 2015

Ms. Amal ALDOSERI (Vice-Chairperson a.i.)

Bahrain

28 February 2017

Ms. Aseil AL-SHEHAIL (Vice-Chairperson)

Saudi Arabia

28 February 2015

Mr. Jorge CARDONA LLORENS

Spain

28 February 2015

Ms Sara DE JESÚS OVIEDO FIERRO (Vice-Chairperson)

Ecuador

28 February 2017

Mr. Bernard GASTAUD

Monaco

28 February 2015

Mr. Peter GURÁN

Slovakia

28 February 2017

Ms. Maria HERCZOG (Rapporteur)

Hungary

28 February 2015

Ms. Olga a. KHAZOVA

Russian Federation

28 February 2017

Mr. Hatem KOTRANE

Tunisia

28 February 2015

Mr. Gehad MADI

Egypt

28 February 2015

Mr. Benyam Dawit MEZMUR (Vice-Chairperson)

Ethiopia

28 February 2017

Ms. Yasmeen MUHAMAD SHARIFF

Malaysia

28 February 2017

Mr. Wanderlino NOGUEIRA NETO

Brazil

28 February 2017

Ms. Maria Rita PARSI

Italy

28 February 2017

Ms. Kirsten SANDBERG (Chairperson)

Norway

28 February 2015

Ms. Hiranthi WIJEMANNE (Vice-Chairperson)

Sri Lanka

28 February 2015

Ms. Renate WINTER

Austria

28 February 2017

Country-specific information