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The Commission


Present Leadership and Members

Mr. Larbi Djacta
Algeria
Chairman

Mr. Aldo Mantovani
Italy
Vice-Chairman

Mr. Andrew G. Bangali
Sierra Leone

Ms. Marie-Françoise Bechtel
France

Mr. Mohammed Farashuddin
Bangladesh

Ms. Carleen Gardner
​​​​​​​Jamaica

Mr. Luis M. Hermosillo
Mexico

Mr. Yuji Kumamaru
Japan

Mr. Ali Kurer
Libya

Mr. Jeffrey Mounts
​​​​​​​United States of America

Mr. Wolfgang Stöckl
​​​​​​​Germany

Mr. Vladimir Storozhev
​​​​​​​The Russian Federation

Mr. Xiaochu Wang
​​​​​​​China

Mr. Boguslaw Winid
Poland

Mr. El Hassane Zahid
​​​​​​​Morocco

Composition

The Commission is composed of fifteen members who serve in their personal capacity.

They are appointed by the General Assembly for four-year terms, with due regard for broad geographical representation.

The Chairman and the Vice-Chairman are full-time members and are based in New York. The full Commission meets twice a year.

2019 Sessions

Eighty-eighth Session of the Commission
18 March 2019 - 30 March 2019
UNHQ, New York Eighty-ninth Session of the Commission
29 July 2019 - 9 August 2019
Venue: TBD

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