On September 18, 2015, Ambassador Harper hosted a high-level reception for Geneva Ambassadors in honor of Felice Gaer,
candidate for re-election to the Committee Against Torture. Ms. Gaer has served with distinction on the Committee,
and is currently the most senior member of the committee. She has extensive expertise on the UN human rights architecture,
including treaty bodies, and is the sole candidate with prior experience on the Committee. Throughout the night, she engaged with many delegations.
Elections will take place at the United Nations in Geneva on October 8. Ms. Gaer’s qualifications can be found here: