HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE

Membership

The Human Rights Committee 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 articles 28 to 39 of the Covenant. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if nominated.

The membership of the Committees as follows:

Also available:
Information on former Human Rights Committee members from 1977 to 2014
Information on former Human Rights Committee Bureau members from 1977 to 2014

Name of Member
Nationality
Term expires on 31 December
Ms. Tania María ABDO ROCHOLL Paraguay31/12/2020
Mr. Yadh BEN ACHOURTunisia31.12.2022
Ms. Ilze BRANDS KEHRISLatvia31.12.2020
Mr. Christopher Arif BULKANGuyana31/12/2022
Mr. Ahmed Amin FATHALLA Egypt31.12.2020
Mr. Shuichi FURUYAJapan31.12.2022
Mr. Christof HEYNSSouth Africa31.12.2020
Mr. Hernán QUEZADA CABRERAChile31.12.2022
Mr. Bamariam KOITA
Mauritania31.12.2020
Ms. Marcia. V. J. KRANCanada31.12.2022
Mr. Duncan MUHUMUZA LAKI Uganda31/12/2022
Ms Photini PAZARTZISGreece31/12/2022
Ms. Vasilka SANCINSlovenia31/12/2022
Mr. José Manuel SANTOS PAISPortugal31.12.2020
Mr. Yuval SHANY Israel31.12.2020
Ms. Hélène TIGROUDJAFrance31.12.2022
Mr. Gentian ZYBERI
Albania31.12.2022
Mr. Andres ZIMMERMANN
Germany31.12.2020
Country-specific information