COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE

18th Meeting of States parties (Geneva, 11 October 2021): election of members to replace the five current members whose terms expire on 31 December 2021

The Committee against Torture is composed of 10 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 article 17 of the Convention against Torture. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if renominated.

A meeting of States parties will take place in Geneva on 11 October 2021 to elect members to replace the five current members whose terms expires on 31 December 2021.

States parties to the Convention are invited to nominate their candidates by 16 June 2021:  English | Français | Español.

The candidates so far nominated, in alphabetical order, are:

Name of candidate

Nominated by

Date of nomination

Mr. Philippe Jean BRUNEAU
English
Mauritius16 June 2021
Mr. Todd BUCHWALD
English
United States of Amercia12 May 2021
Mr. Huawen LIU
English
China9 April 2021
Ms. Naoko MAEDA
English | Français | Español
Japan30 March 2021
Ms. Oleksandra MATVIICHUK
English
Ukraine9 June 2021
Mr. André NYABENDA
Français
Burundi10 May 2021
Ms. Sriprapha PETCHARAMESREE
English
Thailand16 June 2021
Mr. Diego RODRÍGUEZ-PINZÓN
English | Español
Colombia20 April 2021
Mr. Abderrazak ROUWANE
French
Morocco10 June 2021
Mr. Bakhtiyar TUZMUKHAMEDOV
English | Русский
Russian Federation1 March 2021
Mr. Peter VEDEL KESSING
English
Denmark28 May 2021

Documents

Title

Symbol

Languages

Provisional AgendaCAT/SP/18/1 English (Advanced unedited version)

Note of the Secretary General with list of candidates

CAT/SP/18/2

English (Advanced unedited version)

Rules of Procedure of the Committee

CAT/C/3/Rev.6

A C E F R S

Rules of Procedure of the Meeting of States Parties

CAT/SP/2/Rev.1

A C E F R S

Country-specific information