UN Human Rights Council Elections 2014 - Table and Analysis

Human Rights Council Elections for term beginning January 1, 2015

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 2014/15 4 4 3 2 2
Numbers & names of candidates for each group 5
Bangladesh
India
Indonesia
Qatar
Thailand
4 (FIXED SLATE)
Botswana
Congo
Ghana
Nigeria
4
Bolivia
Costa Rica
El Salvador
Paraguay
2 (FIXED SLATE)
Albania
Latvia
2 (FIXED SLATE)
Netherlands
Portugal
States rotating off the current Council and not standing again Kuwait
Philippines
Benin
Burkina Faso
Chile
Peru
Czech Republic
Romania
Austria
Italy
Candidates already on Council and running for reelection 1
India
2
Botswana
Congo
1
Costa Rica
0
0
Candidates from group ranked (by Freedom House) Fully Free 1 (20%)
India
2 (50%)
Botswana
Nigeria
2 (50%)
Costa Rica
El Salvador
1 (50%)
Latvia
2 (100%)
Netherlands
Portugal
Candidates which are members of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) 3
Bangladesh
Indonesia
Qatar
1
Nigeria
0 1
Albania
0
Candidates from group making pledges 5
Bangladesh
India
Indonesia
Qatar
Thailand
2
Congo
Ghana
4
Bolivia
Costa Rica
El Salvador
Paraguay
2
Albania
Latvia
2
Netherlands
Portugal
Percentage of candidates from Group Making pledges 100% 50% 100% 100% 100%
Percentage of Group from the OIC if candidates elected 62% (8/13) if Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Qatar all elected, otherwise 54% (7/13) 46% (6/13) 0 17% (1/6) 0
Percentage of Group Not Fully Free if candidates elected 85% (11/13) if Bangladesh, Indonesia, Qatar and Thailand all elected, otherwise 77% (10/13) 69% (9/13) 63% (5/8) if Bolivia and Paraguay elected; otherwise 50% (4/8) 50% (3/6) 0