2011 Human Rights Council election results

The UN General Assembly elected 15 new members to the Human Rights Council this morning. The following are the vote tallies of official and write-in candidates.

African
4 seats
Asian
4 seats
Eastern European
2 seats
GRULAC
3 seats
WEOG
2 seats
Burkina Faso 182 Indonesia 184 Czech Rep. 148 Chile 159 Italy 180
Botswana 177 Philippines 183 Romania 131 Costa Rica 138 Austria 177
Benin 174 India 181 Georgia 89 Peru 136
Congo 176 Kuwait 166 Nicaragua 98
Write-in Candidates
DRC 3 Syria 5 Australia 2
South Africa 1
Egypt 1

 

Let the punditry begin!

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Tony is a communications and advocacy professional with over 15 years experience in United Nations reform advocacy. He began blogging about multilateral elections in 2006 at UNSG.org. He and his wife currently live in Panajachel, Guatemala. Find him on Facebook and Twitter.