United Nations

CAT/SP/19/2/Add.1

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Distr.: General

19 October 2023

Original: English

Meeting of States parties to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Nineteenth meeting

19 October 2023

Item 5 of the provisional agenda

Election, in accordance with article 17 (1)–(5) of the Convention, of five members of the Committee against Torture to replace those whose terms of office will expire on 31 December 2023

Election of five members of the Committee against Tortureto replace those whose terms of office will expire on31 December 2023

Note by the Secretary-General*

Addendum

1.In accordance with article 17 (3) and (4) of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, the nineteenth meeting of States parties to the Convention will be convened by the Secretary-General at the United Nations Office at Geneva on Thursday, 19 October 2023 to elect five members of the Committee against Torture to replace those whose terms of office are due to expire on 31 December 2023.

2.The biographical data of the persons nominated are reproduced in document CAT/SP/19/2.

3.On 17 October 2023, Paraguay withdrew the nomination of its candidate.