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16th Meeting of States parties (New York, 28 June 2010): Election of the members of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women to replace those whose terms are due to expire on 31 December 2010

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women is composed of 23 experts of high moral standing and competence in the field covered by the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. Nominations for membership on the Committee may be made by States parties to the Convention, in accordance with article 17 of the Convention. The article states that “the experts shall be elected by State parties for a term of four years and shall serve in their personal capacity, consideration being given to equitable geographic distribution and to the representation of the different forms of civilization as well as the principal legal systems”.

The sixteenth meeting of States parties will take place in New York on 28 June 2010 with the aim of electing twelve members of the Committee, in view of the expiration of their term of office on 31 December 2010. States parties to the Convention are invited to nominate their candidates by 9 March 2010.

The nominations and biographical data in accordance to the form indicated below (Annex II) should be submitted to the CEDAW Secretariat, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Office at Geneva, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland and in electronic (word) version to Natacha Foucard nfoucard@ohchr.org copy to idelpilarsandoval@ohchr.org.

General Information

Article 17

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Membership of the Committee

 

Biographical data form of candidates to human rights treaty bodies

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Resolution of the GA regarding equitable geographical distribution in the membership of the Human rights treaty bodies (A/RES/63/167)

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Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (A/64/212)

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Documentation

Provisional agenda

CEDAW/SP/2010/1

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Declarations, reservations, objections and notifications of withdrawal of reservations to the Convention

CEDAW/SP/2010/2

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List of candidates

CEDAW/SP/2010/3

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List of candidates - Addendum CEDAW/SP/2010/3/Add.1 E | F | S | A | C | R
List of candidates - Addendum CEDAW/SP/2010/3/Add.2 E | F | S | A | C | R
Report of the meeting of States parties CEDAW/SP/2010/4 E

Draft rules of procedure of the meeting of the States parties

CEDAW/SP/2/Rev.1

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16th meeting of State Party, New York, 28 June 2010

CEDAW/SP/2010/4

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List of candidates and their CVs as submitted by the States parties by 9 March 2010

Name

Nationality

Ms. Ayse Feride ACAR

Turkey

Ms. Fadheela AL-MAHROOS [Withdrawn] Bahrain
Mr. Ahmed AL-MUKHAINI [Withdrawn] Oman

Ms. Olinda BAREIRO-BOBADILLA

Paraguay

Ms. Joyce BAYANDE MBONGO ENDELEY

Cameroon

Ms. Meriem BELMIHOUB-ZERDANI

Algeria

Ms. Valentina BODRUG-LUNGU Moldova
Ms. Dorcas COKER-APPIAH Ghana
Ms. Mary Shanthi DAIRIAM [Withdrawn] Malaysia
Ms. Julia Lorena FRIES MONLEÓN Chile
Ms. Naela Mohamed GABR Egypt
Ms. Ruth HALPERIN-KADDARI
Israel

Ms. Yoko HAYASHI

Japan

Ms. Samith HOU [Withdrawn] Cambodia
Ms. Rassolguessida Clémence ILBOUDO SAWADOGO Burkina Faso
Ms. Grace KYOMUHENDO-BANTEBYA Uganda
Ms. Violeta NEUBAUER Slovenia
Ms. Pramila PATTEN Mauritius
Ms. Maria Helena Lopes de Jesus PIRES Timor-Leste
Ms. Sapana PRADHAN-MALLA Nepal
Ms. Patricia SCHULZ Switzerland

Ms. Dubravka ŠIMONOVIC

Croatia

Ms. Amaryllis TORRES Philippines
Ms. Judit WIRTH [Withdrawn] Hungary

Candidatures received after 9 March 2010

Name

Nationality

Ms. Matau FUTHO-LETSATSI [Withdrawn]

Lesotho

Ms. Ismat JAHAN Bangladesh
Ms. Marie-Gisèle ZINKPE Benin
Ms. Theodora Oby NWANKWO [Withdrawn] Nigeria
Ms. Olena SUSLOVA [Withdrawn] Ukraine
Ms. Rafiah Al Talei [Withdrawn] Oman

Experts elected at the 16th meeting of State Party, on 28 June 2010

Name

Nationality

Term expires

Ms. Ayse Feride Acar

(Turkey)

31.12.2014

Ms. Olinda Bareiro-Bobadilla

(Paraguay)

31.12.2014

Ms. Meriem Belmihoub-Zerdani

(Algeria)

31.12.2014

Ms. Naela Mohamed Gabr 

(Egypt)

31.12.2014

Ms. Ruth Halperin-Kaddari

(Israel)

31.12.2014

Ms. Yoko Hayashi

(Japan)

31.12.2014

Ms. Ismat Jahan

(Bangladesh)

31.12.2014

Ms. Violeta Neubauer

(Slovenia)

31.12.2014

Ms. Pramila Patten

(Mauritius)

31.12.2014

Ms. Maria Helena Lopes de Jesus Pires

(Timor Leste)

31.12.2014

Ms. Patricia Schulz

(Switzerland)

31.12.2014

Ms. Dubravka Šimonović 

(Croatia)

31.12.2014

 
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