UN Human Rights Council Elections May 20, 2011 Table and Analysis

Human Rights Council Elections for term beginning June 18, 2011

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 2011 4 4 3 2 2
Numbers & names of candidates for each group 4 (FIXED SLATE)
India
Indonesia
Philippines
Kuwait
4 (FIXED SLATE)
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Republic of the Congo
4
Chile
Costa Rica
Nicaragua
Peru
3
Czech Republic
Georgia
Romania
2 (FIXED SLATE)
Austria
Italy
States rotating off the current Council and not standing again Bahrain
Japan
Pakistan
Republic of Korea
Gabon
Ghana
Zambia
Argentina
Brazil
Slovakia
Ukraine
France
United Kingdom
Candidates already on Council and running for reelection 0
1
Burkina Faso
1
Chile
0
0
Candidates from group ranked (by Freedom House) Fully Free 2 (50%)
India
Indonesia
2 (50%)
Benin
Botswana
3 (75%)
Chile
Costa Rica
Peru
2 (66%)
Czech Republic
Romania
2 (100%)
Austria
Italy
Candidates which are members of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) 2
Indonesia
Kuwait
2
Benin
Burkina Faso
0 0
0
Candidates from group making pledges 4
India
Indonesia
Kuwait
Philippines
4
Botswana
Benin
Republic of the Congo
Burkina Faso
4
Chile
Costa Rica
Peru
Nicaragua
3
Czech Republic
Georgia
Romania
2
Austria
Italy
Percentage of candidates from Group Making pledges 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Percentage of Group from the OIC if candidates elected 69% (9/13) 67%(8/12*) 0% 0% 0%
Percentage of Group Not Fully Free if candidates elected 85% (11/13) 75% (9/12*) 50% (4/8) if Costa Rica and Peru elected
62.5% (5/8) if Nicaragua and Costa Rica or Peru elected elected
0% if Czech Republic and Romania elected
17% (1/6) if Georgia and Czech Republic or Romania elected
0%

*Libya was suspended in March 2011