Most observers focused on the high number of states with poor human rights records that were elected, missing what could be a more significant and complementary take-away from this year’s race.
UPDATE: Jordan has dropped out of the race for the HRC, and is competing instead
With five candidates for four seats, one aspirant will find itself left on the sidelines and one will be joining the Council for the first time.
Cuba‘s entry into the Human Rights Council makes the Latin American and Caribbean slate (GRULAC)
Things are heating up for the Asian slate in this fall’s HRC elections. Vietnam and
The country’s entry into the races make the African slate a rare competition for the continent.
Will the UN General Assembly elect states with problematic human rights records to the Human Rights Council?