Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf
|Members of the Commission||Officers of the Commission||Subsidiary bodies||Privileges and immunities of the 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
|Al-Azri, Adnan Rashid Nasser||Oman||SPLOS/313|
|Awosika, Lawrence Folajimi||Nigeria||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|
|Madon, Mazlan Bin||Malaysia||SPLOS/313|
|Mahanjane, Estevao Stefane||Mozambique||SPLOS/313|
|Marques, Jair Alberto Ribas||Brazil||SPLOS/313|
|Moreira, Domingos de Carvalho Viana||Angola||SPLOS/313|
|Mosher, David Cole||Canada||SPLOS/313|
|Park, Yong Ahn||Republic of Korea||SPLOS/313|
|Paterlini, Carlos Marcelo||Argentina||SPLOS/313|
|Yáñez Carrizo, Gonzalo Alejandro||Chile||SPLOS/313|
Mr. Adnan Rashid Nasser Al-Azri (from 17 December 2019 until the expiration of the current term of office)
During the previous two and a half year term, the Commission was chaired by Mr. Yong Ahn Park from 16 June 2017 until 16 December 2019.
Messrs. Martin Vang Heinesen, Marcin Mazurowski, Simon Njuguna and Gonzalo Alejandro Yáñez Carrizo
During the previous two and a half year term, the Vice-Chairs of the Commission were Messrs. Ivan Glumov, Martin Vang Heinesen, Jair Alberto Ribas Marques and Simon Njuguna.
Members: Aldino Campos, Estevao Stefane Mahanjane, Marcin Mazurowski, Toshitsugu Yamazaki and Gonzalo Alejandro Yáñez Carrizo
The Committee elected Mr. Mahanjane as its Chair and Mr. Campos as Vice-Chair.
Members: Lawrence Folajimi Awosika, Wanda-Lee De Landro-Clarke, Mazlan Bin Madon, Marcin Mazurowski and David Cole Mosher.
The Committee elected Mr. Madon as its Chair and Mr. Awosika as Vice-Chair.