The executive secretaries perform their duties as part of their jobs in the International Law Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. They support the committee in its work and are accountable to the CAVV and its chairperson.

Executive secretaries

  • Ms Fatima Arichi
  • Mr Vincent de Graaf LLM

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Civil service adviser

Professor René Lefeber

The civil service adviser generally attends plenary meetings and shares his views on various subjects with the committee members.