UN Human Rights Council Elections May 13, 2010 Table and Analysis

Human Rights Council Elections for term beginning June 19, 2010

Asian Group African Group Latin American and Caribbean Group Eastern European Group Western European and Others Group
Slots reserved for Group 13 (27.5%) 13 (27.5%) 8 (17%) 6 (13%) 7 (15%)
Number of vacant slots for Group for 2009 4 4 2 2 2
Numbers & names of candidates for each group 4 (FIXED SLATE)
Malaysia
Maldives
Qatar
Thailand
4 (FIXED SLATE)
Angola
Libya
Mauritania
Uganda
2 (FIXED SLATE)
Ecuador
Guatemala
2 (FIXED SLATE)
Poland
Moldova
2 (FIXED SLATE)
Spain
Switzerland
States rotating off the current Council and not standing again India
Indonesia
Philippines
Egypt
Madagascar
South Africa
Bolivia
Nicaragua
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Slovenia
Italy
Netherlands
Candidates already on Council and running for reelection 1
Qatar
1
Angola
0
0
0
Candidates from group ranked (by Freedom House) Fully Free 0 0 0 1 (50%)
Poland
2 (100%)
Spain
Switzerland
Candidates which are members of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) 3
Malaysia
Maldives
Qatar
3
Libya
Mauritania
Uganda
0 0 0
Candidates from group making pledges 3
Malaysia
Maldives
Thailand
3
Angola
Libya
Mauritania
2
Ecuador
Guatemala
2
Poland
Republic of Moldova
2
Spain
Switzerland
Percentage of candidates from Group Making pledges 75% 75% 100% 100% 100%
Percentage of Group from the OIC if candidates elected 69%(9/13) 69%(9/13) 0 0 0
Percentage of Group Not Fully Free if candidates elected 85% (11/13) 85% (11/13) 37.5% (3/8) 33% (2/6) 0