First meeting of the Group of Governmental experts on torture-free trade

The Group of Governmental experts on torture-free trade held its first meeting (virtual) on 12 and 13 October 2021.

During its first meeting, the Group appointed a Chair (Mr. Asger Kjaerum, Denmark), a Vice-Chair (Ms. Mari Amos, Estonia), and a Rapporteur (Ms. Alejandra Costa, Uruguay). The Group also adopted its working methods, and established two thematic working groups, to work inter-sessionally.

The next meeting (virtual) of the Group of Governmental experts will take place in December 2021.

Group of Governmental experts’ methods of work

Membership:

Member

Nationality

Ms. Mari Amos
Estonia
Ms. Iris Bodendorf
Germany
Ms. Alejandra Costa
Uruguay
Mr. Alejandro Dávalos
Ecuador
Mr. Constant Zirignon Delbe
Côte d’Ivoire
Ms. Athena Demetriou
Cyprus
Mr. Asger Kjærum
Denmark
Ms. Natalie Y. Morris-Sharma
Singapore
Mr. Germain NTONO TSIMI
Cameroon
Mr. Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov
Russian Federation