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UN Human Rights Council: Elections

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL3054, tabled on 13 November 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government which state's candidacy they decided to support in the recent election to the UN Human Rights Council.

Answered on

27 November 2017

The UK has a long-standing policy of not revealing our voting intentions in international elections, nor how we voted in the past. However, four out of five regional slates were uncontested this year, meaning the UK’s vote would not have affected the final result.