UN Human Rights Council Elections – 2018 - Table and Analysis



Asian Group African Group Latin American and Caribbean Group Eastern European Group Western European and Others Group
Slots reserved for Group 13 (27.7%) 13 (27.7%) 8 (17%) 6 (12.8%) 7 (14.9%)
Number of vacant slots for Group for 2018/19 5 5 3 2 3
Numbers & names of candidates for each Group 5 (FIXED SLATE)
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Fiji
India
Philippines
5 (FIXED SLATE)
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Eritrea
Somalia
Togo
3 (FIXED SLATE)
Argentina
Bahamas
Uruguay
2 (FIXED SLATE
Bulgaria
Czech Republic
3 (FIXED SLATE)
Austria
Denmark
Italy
States rotating off the current Council and not standing again Kyrgyzstan
Mongolia
Republic of Korea
United Arab Emirates
Burundi
Côte d'Ivoire
Ethiopia
Kenya
Ecuador
Panama
Venezuela
Georgia
Slovenia
Belgium
Germany
Switzerland
Candidates already on Council and running for reelection 1
Philippines
1
Togo
0
0
0
Candidates from Group ranked (by Freedom House) Fully Free 1 (20%)
India
0 (0%)
3 (100%)
Argentina
Bahamas
Uruguay
2 (100%)
Bulgaria
Czech Republic
3 (100%)
Austria
Denmark
Italy
Candidates which are members of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) 2
Bahrain
Bangladesh
4
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Somalia
Togo
0 0 0
Candidates from Group making pledges 2
Bahrain
Bangladesh
1
Eritrea
3
Argentina
Bahamas
Uruguay
2
Bulgaria
Czech Republic
3
Austria
Denmark
Italy
Percentage of candidates from Group making pledges 40% (2/5) 20% (1/5) 100% 100% 100%
Percentage of Group from the OIC if candidates elected 53% (7/13) 62% (8/13) 0 0 0
Percentage of Group Not Fully Free if candidates elected 85% (11/13) 77% (10/13) 25% (2/8) 17% (1/6) 0