Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS)
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Last updated: 30 October 2017

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Members of the Commission

    In accordance with the provisions of article 2 of Annex II to the Convention, "the Commission shall consist of twenty-one members who shall be experts in the field of geology, geophysics or hydrography, elected by States Parties to the Convention from among their nationals, having due regard to the need to ensure equitable geographical representation, who shall serve in their personal capacities".

    On 14 June 2017, the Twenty-seventh Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea elected 20 members of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf for a term of five years, commencing from 16 June 2017 and ending on 15 June 2022. The election of a twenty-first member of the Commission will take place at a time to be determined.

    The members of the Commission are:

MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION ON THE LIMITS OF THE CONTINENTAL SHELF

2017-2022

 
Name Nationality Curriculum vitae
Al-Azri, Adnan Rashid Nasser Oman SPLOS/313
Awosika, Lawrence Folajimi Nigeria SPLOS/313
Campos, Aldino Portugal SPLOS/313
De Landro-Clarke, Wanda-Lee Trinidad and Tobago SPLOS/313
Glumov, Ivan F. Russian Federation SPLOS/313
Heinesen, Martin Vang Denmark SPLOS/313
Kalngui, Emmanuel Cameroon SPLOS/313
Lyu, Wenzheng China SPLOS/313
Madon, Mazlan Bin Malaysia SPLOS/313
Mahanjane, Estevao Stefane Mozambique SPLOS/313
Marques, Jair Alberto Ribas Brazil SPLOS/313
Mazurowski, Marcin Poland SPLOS/313
Moreira, Domingos de Carvalho Viana Angola SPLOS/313
Mosher, David Cole Canada SPLOS/313
Njuguna, Simon Kenya SPLOS/313
Park, Yong Ahn Republic of Korea SPLOS/313
Paterlini, Carlos Marcelo Argentina SPLOS/313
Raharimananirina, Clodette Madagascar SPLOS/313
Yamazaki, Toshitsugu Japan SPLOS/313
Yáñez Carrizo, Gonzalo Alejandro Chile SPLOS/313
 

Officers of the Commission

Chairman:

    Mr. Yong Ahn Park

Vice-Chairmen:

    Messrs. Martin Vang Heinesen, Jair Alberto Ribas Marques and Simon Njuguna

Subsidiary bodies:

  • Committee on Confidentiality

            Members: Aldino Campos, Estevao Stefane Mahanjane, Marcin Mazurowski, Toshitsugu Yamazaki and Gonzalo Alejandro Yáñez Carrizo

            The Committee  elected Mr. Mahanjane as its Chairperson and Mr. Campos as Vice-Chairperson.

  • Committee on provision of scientific and technical advice to coastal States

            Members: Lawrence Folajimi Awosika, Wanda-Lee De Landro-Clarke, Wenzheng Lyu, Marcin Mazurowski and David Cole Mosher.

            The Committee elected Mr. Mr. Lyu as its Chairperson and Mr. Awosika as Vice-Chairperson.

Former memberships of the Commission


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