The 2022 United Nations Security Council election was held on 9 June 2022 during the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, held at United Nations Headquarters in New York City. The elections are for five non-permanent seats on the UN Security Council for two-year mandates commencing on 1 January 2023. In accordance with the Security Council's rotation rules, whereby the ten non-permanent UNSC seats rotate among the various regional blocs into which UN member states traditionally divide themselves for voting and representation purposes, the five available seats are allocated as follows:
- One for Africa
- One for the Asia-Pacific Group
- One for Latin America and the Caribbean
- Two for the Western European and Others Group
5 (of 10) non-permanent seats on the United Nations Security Council
United Nations Security Council membership after the elections
The five members will serve on the Security Council for the 2023–24 period.
Africa Group Edit
Asia-Pacific Group Edit
Western Europe and Others Group Edit
- Switzerland: Switzerland released a website dedicated to the final phase of its candidature on 30 October 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean Edit
African and Asia-Pacific Groups Edit
|African and Asia-Pacific Groups election results|
Latin American and Caribbean Group Edit
|Latin American and Caribbean Group election results|
Western European and Others Group Edit
|Western European and Others Group election results|
Regarding the election results, 2023 will mark the first time Mozambique and Switzerland has ever held a Security Council seat. In addition, it will be Japan's twelfth time, Ecuador's fourth time, and Malta's second time sitting on the Security Council.
See also Edit
- "Security Council Elections 2022". Security Council Report. 31 May 2022.
- "Asian group of nations at UN changes its name to Asia-Pacific group", Radio New Zealand International, 2011-08-31.
- "Decisions of the Thirty-Eight Ordinary Session of the African Union Executive Council" (PDF). African Union. February 4, 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2021-03-11.
- "Prime Minister Abe Attends the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Japan). Retrieved 15 November 2020.
- "Secretary-General, Opening Annual General Debate, Urges World Leaders to Tackle Global Challenges Decisively for Sake of Future Generations". United Nations. 21 September 2011. Retrieved 19 October 2013.
- "Swiss aim for UN Security Council in 2023–24. – swissinfo". Swissinfo.ch. 12 January 2011.
- "Switzerland - Candidature to the UN Security Council 2023-2024".
- "Malta UNSC Candidate 2023-24" (PDF). Retrieved 30 May 2022.
- "UN elects five new members to serve on the Security Council". United Nations. 9 June 2022. Retrieved 10 July 2022.