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Special Focus: Human Rights Council Election, May 2006
Briefing to the 61st Session of the UNCHR


Western European & Other States: 7 seats, 9 declared candidates

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Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America.

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Country
Pledges
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Statement in the General Assembly
(Availiable In English, French, and Arabic)
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Number of Core Human Rights Treaties and Protocols Ratified
(14 possible)
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Number of Protocols to the Geneva Conventions Ratified
(2 possible)
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Party to the ICC
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Standing
Invitation to Special Procedures
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General Assembly Voting Record
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CHR Voting Record
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Canada Yes Yes 12 2 100%
79%
Finland Yes 11 2 100%
83%
France Yes Yes 11 2 100%
90%
Germany Yes Yes 11 2 100%
90%
Greece Yes Yes 11 2 100%
N/A%
Netherlands Yes Yes 11 2 100%
90%
Portugal Yes Yes 12 2 100%
N/A
Switzerland Yes Yes 9 2 100%
N/A
United Kingdom Yes 10 2 100%
90%

 

   



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