Marsha A. Freeman, Christine Chinkin, Beate Rudolf
From: The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women: A Commentary
Edited By: Marsha A. Freeman, Christine Chinkin, Beate Rudolf
1. The Committee shall adopt its own rules of procedure. 2. The Committee shall elect its officers for a term of two years. All the human rights treaty bodies may adopt—and amend—their own rules of procedure. Some treaties prescribe certain procedural requirements. For example, ICCPR Article 39(2) prescribes the number of members that constitute a quorum, and that decisions shall be made by a majority vote of the members present. CEDAW Article 19 is identical to ICERD Article 10(1) and (2). All of the human rights treaties leave to the respective treaty bodies...