Results of CRPD Committee Elections at the 11th CoSP

Americas, Events, News, June 13 2018

IDA LogoNEW YORK, USA: On Tuesday, 12 June 2018, the elections for 9 seats for the CRPD Committee took place on the first day of the 11th Conference of States Parties to the CRPD.
 
IDA congratulates the re-elected and newly elected candidates, whose term will term will begin in 2019:
  • Ms Rosemary Kayess (Australia)
  • Ms Gertrude Fefoame (Ghana)
  • Mr Jonas Ruskus (Lithuania)
  • Mr Danlami Basharu (Nigeria)
  • Mi Yeon Kim (Republic of Korea)
  • Markus Schefer (Switzerland)
  • Ms Mara Gabrilli (Brazil)
  • Ms Risnawati Utami (Indonesia)
  • Ms Amalia Gamio (Mexico)
The election of the new 6 women and 3 men will lead to a composition of 12 men and 6 women on the CRPD Committee, for the period of 2019 and 2020, contributing to restore gender balance towards gender parity!
 
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Source: IDA_CRPD_Forum
Re-posted with permission.

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