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28th Meeting of States parties & 2019 elections


21 June 2019


New York

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The twenty-eighth meeting of States parties took place in New York on 21 June 2019 with the aim of electing nine members, representing half of the membership of the Committee, in view of the expiration of the term of office of nine members on 19 January 2020.

Names Nominated by the Country Submission date
Mr. Alexei AVTONOMOV Russian Federation 10 September 2018
Ms. Verene SHEPHERD - (Re-elected) Jamaica 4 September 2018
Mr. Saied A. ASHSHOWWAF Saudi Arabia 15 January 2019
Ms. Yanduan LI - (Re-elected) China 25 January 2019
Ms. Yemhelha mint MOHAMED - (Re-elected) Mauritania 12 February 2019
Ms. Stamatia STAVRINAKI - (Elected) Greece 18 February 2019
Mr. Eduardo Ernesto VEGA LUNA - (Elected) Peru 20 February 2019
Ms. Janet Elizabeth BLAKE Iran 25 February 2019
Mr. Ibrahima GUISSE - (Elected) Senegal 26 February 2019
Ms. Faith Dikeledi Pansy TLAKULA - (Elected) South Africa 27 February 2019
Mr. Siniša BJEKOVIĆ Montenegro 27 February 2019
Mr. Abderrazak ROUWANE (Withdrawn on 23 April 2019) Morocco 27 February 2019
Ms. Sheikha ABDULLA ALI AL-MISNAD - (Elected) Qatar 27 February 2019
Mr. Mehrdad PAYANDEH - (Elected) Germany 1 March 2019
Mr. Pablo Emilio Luna GUTIERREZ (Withdrawn on 14 June 2019) Colombia 7 March 2019
Ms. Fatimata-Binta Victoire DAH
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Burkina Faso 14 March 2019
General Information

Provisional Agenda - CERD/SP/81

List of candidates - CERD/SP/82

List of candidates - Addendum - CERD/SP/82/Add.1

Rules of procedures for the elections of CERD experts - CERD/SP/2/Rev.1