COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

Membership

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is composed of 18 independent experts who are persons of high moral standing and acknowledged impartiality. Consideration must also be given to equitable geographical distribution and to the representation of the different forms of civilization as well as of the principal legal systems.

Members are elected for a term of four years by States parties in accordance with article 8 of the Convention. Elections for nine of the eighteen members are held every two years, ensuring a balance between continuity and change in the composition of the Committee. Article 8 sets out the rules for the election of members of the Committee at a meeting of States parties. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if nominated.

The current membership of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is:

Name of Member
Nationality
Term expires on 19 January
Mr. ALBUQUERQUE E. SILVA Silvio JoséBrazil
2022
Ms. ALI Al-MISNAD Sheikha AbdullaQatar
2024
Mr. AMIR Noureddine
Algeria
2022
Mr. BOSSUYT Marc
Vice-chairperson
Belgium
2022
Ms. CHUNG ChinsungRepublic of Korea
2022
Mr. DIABY Bakari SidikiCôte d’Ivoire
2022
Mr. GUISSE Ibrahima Senegal
2024
Ms. IZSÁK-NDIAYE Rita
Rapporteur
Hungary
2022
Ms. KO KeikoJapan
2022
Mr. KUT Gun Turkey
2022
Ms. LI Yanduan
Chairperson
China
2024
Ms. MOHAMED Yemhelha MintMauritania
2024
Mr. PAYANDEH MehrdadGermany
2024
Ms. SHEPHERD Verene Albertha
Vice-chairperson
Jamaica
2024
Ms. STAVRINAKI StamatiaGreece
2024
Ms. TLAKULA Faith Dikeledi PansySouth Africa
2024
Mr. VEGA LUNA Eduardo ErnestoPeru
2024
Mr. YEUNG SIK YUEN Yeung Kam John
Vice-chairperson
Mauritius
2022

Documents:

Provisional Agenda CERD/SP/79
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CVs of candidates CERD/SP/80
E F S R A C

Addendum CERD/SP/80/Add.1
E F S R A C


Civil Society Consultation

 Joining hands to end racial discriminatiom, CERD Consultation with Civil Society 

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