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Promoting quality, independence and diversity in Treaty Body membership: Introducing the civil society questionnaire to candidates
1 Jun 2018 -  The objective of the event is to raise awareness on the pressing need to improve the transparency and accessibility of the nomination processes at the national level and the election processes at the international level for the promotion of quality, independence and diversity in treaty body membership. It will introduce the TB-Net’s questionnaire for the candidates to the elections taking place in June 2018 (CEDAW, CRPD, HRCttee and CRC) which aims to fill in gaps in the current election processes.

It will identify challenges and good practices of different stakeholders in identifying practical ways to promote these principles. States, Treaty Body members, civil society and other stakeholders are invited to present their insights and engage constructively in this discussion.