COMMITTEE ON MIGRANT WORKERS

Ninth meeting of States parties to the Convention on Migrant Workers in order to elect seven members of the Migrant Workers Committee

The ninth meeting of States parties to the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (ICRMW) will be held on 10 June 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The purpose of the meeting is to elect 7 members of the Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW) to replace those whose terms of office will expire on 31 December 2019.

Members are elected for a term of four years by States parties in accordance with article 72 of the Convention. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if renominated.

States parties to the Convention have been invited to nominate their candidates by 31 March 2019.

General Information


Note verbale from the Secretary General to the State Parties to the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (10 October 2018) EFS
Note verbale from the Secretary General to the State Parties to the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (12 February 2019) EFS
Membership of the Committee EFS
Information on the requirements, responsibilities and entitlements relating to treaty body membership EFS
Article 72 of the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families E F S
Biographical Data Form EFS

Documentation


Provisional agenda CMW/SP/18 A C E F R S
Note of the Secretary General including the biographical data of nominees CMW/SP/19 A C E F R S
Note of the Secretary General including the biographical data of nominees (Addendum)CMW/SP/19/Add.1 A C E F R S
Summary of Elections E 

The candidates and their CVs as submitted by the States parties:


Name

Nominated by

Nomination received

Mr. Pablo César GARCIA SAENZ 
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Guatemala31/12/2018  
Mr. Lazhar SOUALEMAlgeria11/01/2019
Mr. Khaled Cheikhna BABACARMauritania14/03/2019
Mr. Mohammed CHAREFMorocco15/03/2019
Mr. Edgar CORZO SOSA Mexico19/03/2019
Mr. Francisco CARRION MENAEcuador28/03/2019
Mr. Can ÜNVERTurkey29/03/2019
Mr. César Enrique BUSTAMANTE LLOSAPeru30/03/2019

Candidatures received after 31 March 2019


Name

Nominated by

Nomination received

Ms. Myriam POUSSI Burkina Faso 2/04/2019
Mr. Vinicio Ernesto SANDOVAL GÓCHEZ El Salvador4/04/2019

The individuals elected to fill the seven positions on the Committee are:


Name

Nominated by

Term expires on

Mohammed Charef

Morocco

31/12/2023

Lazhar Soualem 

Algeria

31/12/2023

Pablo Cesar Garcia Saenz 

Guatemala

31/12/2023

Can Unver

Turkey

31/12/2023

Edgar Corzo Sosa

Mexico

31/12/2023

Khaled Cheikhna Babacar

Mauritania

31/12/2023

Myriam Poussi

Burkina Faso

31/12/2023

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Fact Sheet No.24
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Migration, human rights and governance - Handbook for Parliamentarians N° 24
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Situations of migrants in transit
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OHCHR’s recommended Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders
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Behind Closed Doors - Protecting and promoting the human rights of migrant domestic workers in an irregular situation
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Shining new light on the UN Migrant Workers Convention (Alan Desmond, 2018)
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