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 31.12.2018
Mr. Mohamed Ezzeldin ABDEL-MONEIM (Vice–Chair)Egypt 31.12.2020
Mr. Clement ATANGANACameroon31.12.2018
Ms. Maria Virginia BRAS GOMES (Chair)Portugal31.12.2018
Ms. Laura-Maria CRACIUNEAN-TATU Romania 31.12.2020
Mr. Shiqiu CHEN China31.12.2020
Mr. Chandrashekhar DASGUPTAIndia31.12.2018
Mr. Olivier DE SCHUTTERBelgium31.12.2018
Mr. Azzouz KERDOUNAlgeria31.12.2018
Mr. Zdzislaw KEDZIA (Vice-Chair)Poland31.12.2020
Ms. Sandra LIEBENBERG South Africa 31.12.2020
Mr. Mikel MANCISIDOR  Spain31.12.2020
Ms. Lydia Carmelita RAVENBERG (Rapporteur)Suriname31.12.2020
Mr. Waleed SADI Jordan31.12.2020
Ms. Heisoo SHIN (Vice-Chair)Republic of Korea31.12.2018
Mr. Rodrigo UPRIMNY Colombia31.12.2018
Mr. Michael WINDFUHR Germany 31.12.2020
Mr. Renato ZERBINI RIBEIRO LEÃO Brazil31.12.2018
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