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Information on Saudi Arabia's Memberships and Candidatures to Multilateral Organizations and Bodies

Current Memberships of the Saudi Arabia:

- International Telecommunications Union for the term 2011 – 2014

- UNESCO Executive Board for the term 2011 – 2015

- Council of Administration of the Universal Postal Union for the term 2013 - 2016

- Human Rights Council (HRC) for the term 2014 - 2016

- Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ ) for the term 2016 – 2018

Saudi Arabia has presented its candidature to the following bodies:

International Bodies

- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the term 2015-2019

- International Maritime Organization (IMO) Category C for the term 2016 - 2018

- Human Rights Council (HRC) for the term 2017-2019

- Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the term 2019-2021


Human Rights Treaty Body

- Dr. Ahmad Alsaif, Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) for the term 2017 - 2020

- Mr. Khaled AlOmeir, Committee Against Torture (CAT) for the term 2016-2019


ECOSOC Committees

- Executive Board of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for the term 2017-2019

- Governing Council of UN-HABITAT for the term 2017-2020

- Executive Board of the World Food Programme (WFP) for the term 2017-2019

- Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS for the term 2018-2020

- Commission on the Status of Women for the term 2018-2022


For more information on any of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's candidatures, please contact the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia’s Elections Team:

Ms. Sarah Al-Husseini

Tel: (212) 557 - 1525 x 1003

Fax: (212) 983 - 4895

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