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Events

4th Meeting of States parties & 2012 elections

Date

31 December 2012

LOCATION

United Nations Office at Geneva

Subcommitee on prevention of torture

The fourth meeting of States parties to the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) was held on 25 October 2012, at the United Nations Office at Geneva. The purpose of the meeting was to elect twelve members of the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture, to replace those whose terms of office will expire on 31 December 2012.

Results
Name of Candidate Nationality
Mr. Hans-Jorg Victor BANNWART Switzerland
Mr. Malcolm EVANS United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Enrique Andrés FONT Argentina
Ms. Lowell Patria GODDARD New Zealand
Ms. Suzanne JABBOUR Lebanon
Mr. Milos JANKOVIC Serbia
Mr. Paul LAM SHANG LEEN Mauritius
Mr. Víctor MADRIGAL-BORLOZ Costa Rica
Ms. June Caridad PAGADUAN LOPEZ Philippines
Ms. Maria Margarida E. PRESSBURGER Brazil
Mr. Christian PROSS Germany
Mr. Victor ZAHARIA Republic of Moldova
Documentation
Title Symbol
Provisional agenda CAT/OP/SP/9
Note by the Secretary-General containing the List of candidates and biographical data CAT/OP/SP/10
Provisional Rules of Procedure of the Meetings of the States Parties to the OPCAT CAT/OP/SP/3
Corrigendum CAT/OP/SP/10/Corr.1
Addenda CAT/OP/SP/10/Add.1
CAT/OP/SP/10/Add.2
List of candidates
Name State
Mr. Ilyas BAKHTYBAYEV Kazakhstan
Mr. Hans-Jorg Victor BANNWART Switzerland
Mr. Andrii CHERNOUSOV Ukraine
Mr. Malcolm EVANS United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mr. Enrique Andrés FONT Argentina
Mr. Filip GLOTZMANN
WITHDRAWAL
Czech Republic
Ms. Lowell Patria GODDARD New Zealand
Ms. Suzanne JABBOUR Lebanon
Mr. Milos JANKOVIC Serbia
Mr. Ervin KARAMUCO Albania
Mr. Gnambi Garba KODJO Togo
Ms. Svetlana KOVLYAGINA Kazakhstan
Mr. Paul LAM SHANG LEEN Mauritius
Mr. Víctor MADRIGAL-BORLOZ Costa Rica
Mr. Fernandez MURHOLA MUHIGIRWA Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ms. June Caridad PAGADUAN LOPEZ Philippines
Ms. Maria Margarida E. PRESSBURGER Brazil
Mr. Christian PROSS Germany
Ms. Kadidia SANGARE COULIBALY Mali
Mr. Victor ZAHARIA Republic of Moldova