UN Human Rights Council Elections November 12, 2013 - Table and Analysis

Human Rights Council Elections for term beginning January 1, 2014

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 2013/14 4 4 2 2 2
Numbers & names of candidates for each group 4 (FIXED SLATE)
China
Maldives
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
5
Algeria
Morocco
Namibia
South Africa
South Sudan
3
Cuba
Mexico
Uruguay
2 (FIXED SLATE)
Russia
Macedonia
2 (FIXED SLATE)
France
United Kingdom
States rotating off the current Council and not standing again Malaysia
Qatar
Thailand
Angola
Libya
Mauritania
Uganda
Ecuador
Guatemala
Poland
Republic of Moldova
Spain
Switzerland
Candidates already on Council and running for reelection 1
Maldives
0
0
0
0
Candidates from group ranked (by Freedom House) Fully Free 0
2 (40%)
Namibia
South Africa
1 (33%)
Uruguay
0
2 (100%)
France
United Kingdom
Candidates which are members of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) 2
Maldives
Saudi Arabia
2
Algeria
Morocco
0 0 0
Candidates from group making pledges 5
China
Maldives
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
5
Algeria
Morocco
Namibia
South Africa
South Sudan
3
Cuba
Mexico
Uruguay
2
Russia
Macedonia
2
France
United Kingdom
Percentage of candidates from Group Making pledges 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Percentage of Group from the OIC if candidates elected 54% (7/13) 54% (7/13) if both Algeria and Morocco elected; otherwise 46% (6/13) 0 0 0
Percentage of Group Not Fully Free if candidates elected 69% (9/13) 62% (8/13) if both Namibia and South Africa elected; otherwise 69%(9/13) 25% (2/8) if Uruguay elected; otherwise 38% (3/8) 33% (2/6) 0