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UNICEF Executive Board

Election to the Executive Board

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Every year, usually in April or May, the Economic and Social Council elects United Nations Member States from the five regions to serve as members of the Executive Board.

Each newly elected member starts the following calendar year and usually serves a three-year term. Only a certain number of new members are elected to the Executive Board in any given year, to ensure continuity of experience.

 Election of UNICEF Executive Board Seats

 Regions

2016

2017

2018

2019

 Africa (8 seats)

 1 

 1

2

5

 Asia (7 seats)

2

 2

2

3

 Eastern Europe (4 seats)

2

 2

1

1

 Latin America and Caribbean (5 seats)

2

 2

2

1

 Western Europe and other States (12 seats)*

4

 4

4

4

* The Western European and Others group has established a separate rotation scheme for its members under which some do not serve full three-year terms. The United States of America does not participate in this rotation scheme. 

Executive Board members, 2016-2019 (by United Nations Regional Group of Member States)
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