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Information on the tenure in office of past and current members

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

15th Conference of States Parties, 2022

Reference: CRPD/CSP/2022/5, report of the 11th Conference of States Parties to the UNCRPD

RE-ELECTED FOR A SECOND TERM
  • Gertrude Fefoame (Ghana), (January 2023 - December 2026)
  • Amalia Gamio Rios (Mexico) (January 2023 - December 2026)
  • Rosemary Kayess (Australia) (January 2023 - December 2026)
  • Miyeon Kim (Republic of Korea) (January 2023 - December 2026)
  • Markus Schefer (Switzerland) (January 2023 - December 2026)
ELECTED
  • Muhannad Salah Alazzeh (Jordan), (January 2023 - December 2026)
  • Rehab Mohammed Boresli (Kuwait), (January 2023 - December 2026)
  • Laverne Jacobs (Canada), (January 2023 - December 2026)
  • Alfred Kouadio Kouassi (Ivory Coast), (January 2023 - December 2026)
13th Conference of States Parties, 2020

ReferenceCRPD/CSP/2020/5, report of the 13th Conference of States Parties to the UNCRPD

Re-elected for a second term
  • Samuel Kabue (Kenya), (January 2021 - December 2024)
  • Robert George Martin (New Zealand) (January 2021 - December 2024)
Elected
  • Soumia Amrani (Morocco), (January 2021 - October 2021) and replaced by Mr. Abdelmajid MAKNI (Morocco), (October 2021 - December 2024)
  • Rosa Idalia Aldana Salguero (Guatemala), (January 2021 - December 2024)
  • Odelia Fitoussi (Israel), (January 2021 - December 2024)
  • Floyd Morris (Jamaica), (January 2021 - December 2024)
  • Gerel Dondovdorj (Mongolia), (January 2021 - December 2024)
  • Vivian Fernandez de Torrijos (Panamá), (January 2021 - December 2024).
  • Saowalak Thongkuay (Thailand), (January 2021- December 2024)
11th Conference of States Parties, 2018

Reference: CRPD/CSP/2018/5, report of the 11th Conference of States Parties to the UNCRPD

Re-elected for a second term

Danlami Umaru Basharu ( Nigeria), (January 2019 - December 2022)
Jonas Ruskus ( Lithuania) (January 2019 - December 2022)

Elected
  • Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame (Ghana), (January 2019 - December 2022)
  • Mara Cristina Gabrilli (Brazil), (January 2019 - December 2022)
  • Amalia Eva Gamio (Mexico), (January 2019 - December 2022)
  • Rosemary Kayess (Australia), (January 2019 - December 2022)
  • Miyeon Kim (Republic of Korea), (January 2019 - December 2022)
  • Markus Schefer (Switzerland), (January 2019 - December 2022)
  • Risnawati Utami (Indonesia), (January 2019 - December 2022)
9th Conference of States Parties, 2016

Reference: CRPD/CSP/2016/5, report of the 9th Conference of States Parties to the UNCRPD

Re-elected for a second term
  • Monthian Buntan (Thailand) (January 2017 - December 2020)
  • Laszlo Gabor Lovaszy (Hungary) (January 2017 - December 2020)
  • Martin Babu Mwesigwa (Uganda). (January 2017 - December 2020)
  • Damjan Tatic (Serbia). (January 2015 - December 2018)
Elected
  • Ahmad Alsaif (Saudi Arabia), (January 2017 - December 2020)
  • Imed Eddine Chaker (Tunisia), (January 2017 - December 2020)
  • Jun Ishikawa (Mauritius), (January 2017 - December 2020)
  • Samuel Njuguna (Kenya), (January 2017 - December 2020)
  • Robert George Martin ( New Zealand) (January 2017 - December 2020)
  • Valery Nikitich Rukhledev (Russian Federation), (January 2017 - March 2019) and replaced by Dmitry Rebrov (Russian Federation), (March 2019 - December 2020)
7th Conference of States Parties, 2014

Reference: CRPD/CSP/2014/5, report of the 7th Conference of States Parties to the UNCRPD

Re-elected for a second term
  • Theresia Degener (Germany) (January 2015 - December 2018)
  • Hyung Shik Kim (Republic of Korea) (January 2015 - December 2018)
  • Stig Langvad ( Denmark). (January 2015 - December 2018)
  • Damjan Tatic (Serbia). (January 2015 - December 2018)
Elected
  • Danlami Basharu ( Nigeria), (January 2015 - December 2018)
  • Carlos Alberto Parra Dussan (Colombia), (January 2015 - December 2018)
  • Coomaravel Pyaneandee (Mauritius), (January 2015 - December 2018)
  • Jonas Ruskus (Lithuania), (January 2015 - December 2018)
  • Liang You ( People's Republic of China) (January 2015 - December 2018)
5th Conference of States Parties, 2012

Reference: CRPD/CSP/2012/2, report of the 5th Conference of States Parties to the UNCRPD

Re-elected for a second term
  • Mária Soledad Cisternas Reyes (Chile) (January 2013 - December 2016)
  • Ana Pelaez Narvaez (Spain) (January 2013 - December 2016)
  • Silvia Judith Quan Chang (Guatemala). (January 2013 - December 2016)
  • Mohammed Al-Tarawneh (Jordan). (January 2013 - December 2016)
Elected
  • Monthian Buntan (Thailand), (January 2013 - December 2016)
  • László Gábor Lovászy ( Hungary), (January 2013 - December 2016)
  • Diane Mulligan (United Kingdom), (January 2013 - December 2016)
  • Safak Pavey (Turkey), (January 2013 - December 2016)
  • Martin Mwesigwa Babu ( Uganda) (January 2013 - December 2016)
3rd Conference of States Parties, 2010

Reference: CRPD/CSP/2010/3, report of the 3rd Conference of States Parties to the UNCRPD

Re-elected for a second term

Ronald Clive McCallum (Australia), (January 2011 - December 2014)
Edah Wangechi Maina (Kenya) (January 2011 - December 2014)
Lotfi Ben Lallahom (Tunisia), (January 2011 - December 2014)
Germán Xavier Torres Correa (Ecuador) (January 2011 - December 2014)

Elected
  • Theresia Degener (Germany), (January 2011 - December 2014)
  • Hyung Shik Kim (Republic of Korea) (January 2011 - December 2014)
  • Carlos Rios Espinosa (Mexico) (January 2011 - December 2014)
  • Damjan Tatic (Serbia), (January 2011 - December 2014)
  • Stig Langvad (Denmark), (January 2011 - December 2014)
  • Silvia Judith Quang Chang (Guatemala), *(January 2011 - December 2012)
  • Fatiha Hadj Salah (Algeria), * (January 2011 - December 2012)
  • Gábor Gombos (Hungary), * (January 2011 - December 2012)
1st Conference of States Parties (Conference of States Parties), 2008

Reference: CRPD/CSP/2008/4, report of the 1st Conference of States Parties to the UNCRPD

Elected Members of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities:

  • Mr. Monsur Ahmed Choudhuri (Bangladesh) (January 2009 - December 2012)
  • Ms. Amna Ali Al Suweidi (Qatar) (January 2009 - December 2012)
  • Mr. György Könczei (Hungary)* (January 2009 - December 2010)
  • Ms. Ana Peláez Narváez (Spain) (January 2009 - December 2012)
  • Mr. Cveto Ursic (Slovenia)* (January 2009 - December 2010)
  • Ms. Jia Yang (China) (January 2009 - December 2012)
  • Mr. Mohammed Al-Tarawneh (Jordan) (January 2009 - December 2012)
  • Mr. Ronald McCallum AO (Australia)* (January 2009 - December 2010)
  • Ms. María Soledad Cisternas Reyes (Chile) (January 2009 - December 2012)
  • Mr. Germán Xavier Torres Correa (Ecuador)* (January 2009 - December 2010)
  • Mr. Lotfi Ben Lallohom (Tunisia)* (January 2009 - December 2010)
  • Ms. Edah Wangechi Maina (Kenya)* (January 2009 - December 2010)

* These members' terms shall expire at the end of two years.

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