Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) is a United Nations body of 18 experts that usually meets twice per year in Geneva to consider the five-yearly reports submitted by UN member states on their compliance with the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). Members are elected for a term of four years by States parties in accordance with ECOSOC Resolution 1985/17 of 28 May 1985. Members serve in their personal capacity and may be re-elected if nominated.
|Aslan Khuseinovich Abashidze||Russian Federation||2010-2014 |
|Mohamed Ezzeldin abdel-Moneim||Egypt||2008–2012|
|Rocío Barahona Riera||Costa Rica||2008–2012|
|Zdzislaw Kedzia (Vice-chairperson)||Poland||2008–2012|
|Jaime Marchan Romero||Ecuador||2010–2014|
|Ariranga Govindasamy Pillay (Chairperson)||Mauritius||2008–2012|
|Renato Zerbini Ribeiro Leão||Brazil||2010–2014|
|Waleed Sadi (Rapporteur)||Jordan||2008–2012|
|Nikolaas Jan Schrijver (Vice-chairperson)||Netherlands||2008–2012|
|Heisoo Shin||South Korea||2010–2014|
|Alvaro Tirado Mejia||Colombia||2010–2014|
- Elected in December 2009 to complete the term of Yuri Kosolov, who resigned in August 2009.