COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
The Committee against Torture is composed of 10 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 17 of the
Convention against Torture.
Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if nominated.
The 16th meeting of States parties was held in Geneva on Thursday 5 October 2017 to elect members to replace those five members whose terms expired on 31 December 2017.
The current membership of the Committee against Torture is: