COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS

Membership

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 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 ECOSOC Resolution 1985/17 of 28 May 1985. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if nominated.

The current membership of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (as of 20 February 2017):

Also available:
Information on CESCR's former members from 1986 to 2017

Name
Nationality
Term expires
Mr. Aslan ABASHIDZE  Russian Federation

31.12.2022

Mr. Mohamed Ezzeldin ABDEL-MONEIM (Vice–Chair) Egypt

31.12.2020

Mr. Clement ATANGANA Cameroon

31.12.2018

Ms. Maria Virginia BRAS GOMES (Chair) Portugal

31.12.2018

Ms. Laura-Maria CRACIUNEAN-TATU Romania

31.12.2020

Mr. Shiqiu CHEN China

31.12.2020

Mr. Chandrashekhar DASGUPTA India

31.12.2018

Mr. Olivier DE SCHUTTER Belgium

31.12.2022

Mr. Azzouz KERDOUN Algeria

31.12.2018

Mr. Zdzislaw KEDZIA (Vice-Chair) Poland

31.12.2020

Ms. Sandra LIEBENBERG South Africa

31.12.2020

Mr. Mikel MANCISIDOR  Spain

31.12.2020

Ms. Lydia Carmelita RAVENBERG (Rapporteur) Suriname

31.12.2020

Mr. Waleed SADI Jordan

31.12.2020

Ms. Heisoo SHIN (Vice-Chair) Republic of Korea

31.12.2022

Mr. Rodrigo UPRIMNY Colombia

31.12.2022

Mr. Michael WINDFUHR Germany

31.12.2020

Mr. Renato ZERBINI RIBEIRO LEÃO Brazil

31.12.2022

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