Assembly Elects Eighteen New Members of Human Rights Council
The General Assembly elected eighteen new members of the Human Rights Council for three-year terms beginning on 1 January 2013. Those elected were Argentina, Brazil, Côte d’Ivoire, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Montenegro, Pakistan, the Republic of Korea, Sierra Leone, the United Arab Emirates, the United States and Venezuela.
Susan E. Rice (left), Permanent Representative the United States to the UN,
speaks with her French counterpart, Gérard Araud, on the floor of the General Assembly Hall.