Results of the second round of voting

Farouk Hosny 23

Benita Ferrero-Walder 9

Ivonne Baki 8

Irina Bokova 8

Ina Marciulionyte 4

Alexander Yakovenko 3

Noureini Tidjani-Serpos 2

Sospeter Muhongo 1

Mohammed Bedjaoui 0

As compared with the first round, Ferrero-Waldner gained two votes, Farouk Hosny, Ivonne Baki and Ina Marciulionyte gained one vote each, and Alexander Yakovenko dropped four votes. The was one blank ballot on the first round, and none on the second.

I got this information from three independent sources.

Third ballot tomorrow (Saturday) around 3pm Paris time/9am Washington time.

Press coverage of the second round:


  1. Anonymous9/19/2009

    It is obvious that none of the existing candidates enjoy a wide support, as should be the case.
    A personallity like Mounir Bouchenaki, the former Deputy Director General, should present himself and submit candidature

  2. Anonymous9/19/2009

    Yes ! But he can not do it alone, he needs support from one or more Member States...