Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The 29th Meeting of States Parties to the International…

24 June 2021

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The 29th Meeting of States Parties to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) – election for the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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24 Jun 2021

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03:07:21

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The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is composed of 18 independent experts, who are persons of high moral character and recognized competence in the field of human rights.
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Members are elected for a term of four years by States parties from among their nationals, consideration being given to equitable geographical distribution and to representation of the different forms of civilization as well as of the principal legal systems, in accordance with article 8 of the Convention. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if re-nominated.

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