11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 4th SESSION

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11th Republican Parliament

The Committee on Human Rights, Equality and Diversity

Committee Type:
Joint Committee Business
Date Appointed:
13 Nov 2015
Secretary:
 Candice Skerrette; Ms. Khisha Peterkin (624-7275 ext. 2288/2227)
Notes:

The Committee on Human Rights, Equality and Diversity, shall have the duty of considering, from time to time, and reporting whenever necessary, on all matters related to
(a) the compatibility of Acts of Parliament with human rights, and any matters relating to human rights in Trinidad and Tobago (but excluding consideration of individual cases);
(b) Government compliance with national and international human rights instruments to which Trinidad and Tobago is a party; and
(c) the promotion of measures designed to enhance the equalisation of opportunities and improvement in the quality of life and status of all peoples including marginalised groups on the basis of gender, age (elderly, youth, children) disability and the creation of an inclusive and more equitable society through
greater social justice and sustainable human development within Trinidad and Tobago.

At a First Meeting of the Joint Select Committee held on Friday December 11, 2015, Dr. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly and Ms. Sarah Budhu were elected Chairman and Vice-Chairman respectively.

View the Attendance Register here.

 
 
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Current Members
Nyan Gadsby-Dolly (Chairman)

Glenda Jennings-Smith  Dennis Moses  Kazim Hosein  Saddam Hosein  Esmond Forde  Barry Padarath

Former Members
Vidia Gayadeen-Gopeesingh  Randall Mitchell  Jennifer Raffoul  Sarah Budhu  Rodger Samuel  Dhanayshar Mahabir
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Contact the Committees Unit

The Committees Unit is responsible for providing secretarial support for the various oversight Committees and may be contacted as follows:

Public Accounts Committee

Tel: (868) 624-7275 ext. 2250/2285/2373 or via email to pac@ttparliament.org

Public Accounts (Enterprises) Committee

Tel: (868) 624-7275 ext. 2250/2285/2373 or via email to paec@ttparliament.org

Public Administration and Appropriations Committee

Tel: (868) 624-7275 ext. 2250/2285/2373 or via email to paac@ttparliament.org

Departmental Joint Select Committees

Tel: (868) 624-7275 ext. 2277/2288/2282/2283 or via email to parl101@ttparliament.org

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