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If you have any questions regarding this website, please email: Sharon Weintraub

If you have any questions regarding the HRC campaign, please email: Elizabeth Sepper


Candidates and pledges

More information about the HRC election can be found on the UN’s official website for the election. This site includes a list of current members of the Council, the candidates running in each regional group, and links to election pledges and commitments made by countries running.


Democracy Coalition Project assesses states’ records at General Assembly and Human Rights Council

DCP’s 2008 UN General Assembly scorecard and analysis examined the voting position of UN member states on six adopted resolutions that were considered barometers of a country’s approach to important human rights issues before the UN. The scorecard also analyzed the change in government positions on these issues compared with the 61st and 62nd sessions of the General Assembly.

DCP’s 2007-2008 Human Rights Council Report Card provides an analysis of the positions of governments on major thematic, country, and procedural issues at the Council.