Election of Nine Members to the Committee on the Rights of the Child


18 December 2012    
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United Nations, New York

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From the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights:

The Committee on the Rights of the Child is composed of 18 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 43 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if nominated.

State Parties will elect nine new members of the Committee on the Rights of the Child which monitors implementation of the Convention.

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