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Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women - Membership

A total of 104 experts have served as members of the Committee since 1982.

The officers of the Committee consist of a Chairperson, three Vice-Chairpersons and a Rapporteur. Office-bearers serve for two year terms and are eligible for re-election “provided that the principle of rotation is upheld”.

Membership of the Committee on
the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

[As of 1 January 2013 and
up to 31 December 2016]

Name

Nationality

Term expires

Ms. Ayse Feride Acar

(Turkey)

31.12.2014

Ms. Noor Al-Jehani

(Qatar)

31.12.2016

Ms. Nicole Ameline (Chairperson)

(France)

31.12.2016

Ms. Barbara Evelyn Bailey (Rapporteur)

(Jamaica)

31.12.2016

Ms. Olinda Bareiro-Bobadilla

(Paraguay)

31.12.2014

Ms. Meriem Belmihoub-Zerdani

(Algeria)

31.12.2014

Mr. Niklas Bruun

(Finland)

31.12.2016

Ms. Naéla Gabr

(Egypt)

31.12.2014

Ms. Hilary Gbedemah

(Ghana)

31.12.2016

Ms. Nahla Haidar

(Lebanon)

31.12.2016

Ms. Ruth Halperin-Kaddari

(Israel)

31.12.2014

Ms. Yoko Hayashi

(Japan)

31.12.2014

Ms. Ismat Jahan (Vice-Chair)

(Bangladesh)

31.12.2014

Ms. Dalia LEINARTE

(Lithuania)

31.12.2016

Ms. Violeta Neubauer (Vice-Chair)

(Slovenia)

31.12.2014

Ms. Theodora Oby Nwankwo

(Nigeria)

31.12.2016

Ms. Pramila Patten (Vice-Chair)

(Mauritius)

31.12.2014

Ms. Silvia Pimentel

(Brazil)

31.12.2016

Ms. Maria Helena Lopes de Jesus Pires

(Timor Leste)

31.12.2014

Ms. Biancamaria Pomeranzi

(Italy)

31.12.2016

Ms. Patricia Schulz

(Switzerland)

31.12.2014

Ms. Dubravka Šimonović

(Croatia)

31.12.2014

Ms. Xiaoqiao Zou

(China)

31.12.2016

 
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