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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 1st March 2015 is:

Name

Nationality

Term expires

Ms. Amal Salman ALDOSERI (Vice-Chairperson)

Bahrain

28 February 2021

Ms. Suzanne AHO ASSOUMA

Togo

28 February 2019

Ms. Hynd AYOUBI IDRISSI

Morocco

28 February 2019

Mr. Jorge CARDONA LLORENS

Spain

28 February 2019

Mr. Bernard GASTAUD

Monaco

28 February 2019

Ms. Olga a. KHAZOVA

Russian Federation

28 February 2021

Mr. Hatem KOTRANE

Tunisia

28 February 2019

Mr. Cephas LUMINA

Zambia

28 February 2021

Mr. Gehad MADI

Egypt

28 February 2019

Mr. Benyam Dawit MEZMUR (Chairperson)

Ethiopia

28 February 2021

Mr. Clarence NELSON

Samoa

28 February 2019

Ms. Mikiko OTANI

Japan

28 February 2021

Mr. Luis Ernesto PEDERNERA REYNA

Uruguay

28 February 2021

Mr. José Angel RODRÍGUEZ REYES

Venezuela

28 February 2019

Ms. Kirsten SANDBERG (Rapporteur)

Norway

28 February 2019

Ms. Ann Marie SKELTON

South Africa

28 February 2021

Ms. Velina TODOROVA

Bulgaria

28 February 2021

Ms. Renate WINTER (Vice Chairperson)

Austria

28 February 2021

Country-specific information