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Member States on the Record

UN Member States on the Record provides access to information about membership and statements of Member States at the UN.

Afghanistan

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/34 (I), 09-11-1946 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/8 (1946), 29-08-1946 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1959-1961, 1976-1978, 2016-2018  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2018-2020  
   

Albania

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/995 (X), 14-12-1955 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/109 (1955), 14-12-1955 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
2005-2007, 2013-2015  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2015-2017  
   

Algeria

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/1754 (XVII), 08-10-1962 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/176 (1962), 04-10-1962 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1968-1969, 1988-1989, 2004-2005  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1964-1966, 1973-1981, 1983-1985, 1990-1992, 1998-2000, 2007-2009, 2016-2018  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006, 2014-2016  
   

Andorra

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/47/232, 28-07-1993 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/848 (1993), 08-07-1993 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
2001-2003, 2017-2019  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Angola

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/31/44, 01-12-1976 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/397 (1976), 22-11-1976 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
2003-2004, 2015-2016  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1992-1994, 2000-2002, 2006-2008, 2019-2021  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2007-2013, 2018-2020  
   

Antigua and Barbuda

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/36/26, 11-11-1981 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/492 (1981), 10-11-1981 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
2014-2016  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Argentina

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 24-09-1945 - General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
1948-1949, 1959-1960, 1966-1967, 1971-1972, 1987-1988, 1994-1995, 1999-2000, 2005-2006, 2013-2014  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1952-1957, 1963-1965, 1968-1970, 1974-1986, 1991-1993, 1996-1998, 2001-2003, 2010-2012, 2015-2017  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006, 2008-2010, 2013-2015, 2019-2021  
   

Armenia

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/46/227, 02-03-1992 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/735 (1992), 29-01-1992 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
2004-2006, 2019-2021  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Australia

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 01-11-1945 - General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
1946-1947, 1956-1957, 1973-1974, 1985-1986, 2013-2014  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1948-1950, 1953-1955, 1962-1964, 1974-1976, 1980-1982, 1986-1988, 1992-1997, 2002-2006, 2010-2012, 2015-2017, 2020-2022  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2018-2020  
   

Austria

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/995 (X), 14-12-1955 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/109 (1955), 14-12-1955 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1973-1974, 1991-1992, 2009-2010  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1963-1965, 1976-1978, 1982-1984, 1991-1993, 2000-2002, 2006-2008, 2013-2015  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2011-2014, 2019-2021  
   

Azerbaijan

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/46/230, 02-03-1992 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/742 (1992), 14-02-1992 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
2012-2013  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
2003-2005, 2017-2019  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006-2008  
   

Bahamas

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/3051 (XXVIII), 18-09-1973 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/336 (1973), 18-07-1973 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1980-1982, 1989-1991, 1993-1995, 2010-2012  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2019-2021  
   

Bahrain

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/2752 (XXVI), 21-09-1971 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/296 (1971), 18-08-1971 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1998-1999  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1990-1992, 2000-2002  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006, 2008-2010, 2019-2021  
   

Bangladesh

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/3203 (XXIX), 17-09-1974 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/351 (1974), 10-06-1974 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1979-1980, 2000-2001  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1976-1978, 1981-1983, 1985-1987, 1992-1994, 1996-1998, 2004-2006, 2010-2012, 2014-2016, 2020-2022  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006-2012, 2015-2017, 2019-2021  
   

Barbados

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/2175 (XXI), 09-12-1966 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/230 (1966), 07-12-1966 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1979-1981, 2007-2009  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Belarus

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 24-10-1945 - General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
1974-1975  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1947-1949, 1981-1983, 1986-1988, 1992-2000, 2007-2009, 2012-2014, 2018-2020  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   
*Note:
The Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic was a Founding Member of the UN. On 19 September 1991, the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic informed the UN that it had changed its name to "Belarus".
   

Belgium

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 27-12-1945 - General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
1947-1948, 1955-1956, 1971-1972, 1991-1992, 2007-2008, 2019-2020  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1946, 1949-1954, 1967-1969, 1974-1976, 1980-1982, 1986-1988, 1992-1994, 1998-2000, 2004-2006, 2010-2011, 2016-2018  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2009-2012, 2016-2018  
   

Belize

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/36/3, 25-09-1981 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/491 (1981), 23-09-1981 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1987-1989, 2004-2006  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Benin

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/1481 (XV), 20-09-1960 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/147 (1960), 23-08-1960 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1976-1977, 2004-2005  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1966-1967, 1982-1984, 1992-1994, 2000-2008, 2013-2015, 2017-2022  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2011-2014  
   
*Note:
Formerly "Dahomey" until 2 December 1975. 
   

Bhutan

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/2751 (XXVI), 21-09-1971 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/292 (1971), 10-02-1971 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1993-1995, 2002-2004  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 14-11-1945 - General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
1964-1965, 1978-1979, 2017-2018  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1972-1974, 1976-1978, 1987-1989, 1999-2001, 2007-2009, 2013-2015  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2007-2009, 2015-2017  
   
*Note:
Formerly "Bolivia" until 9 April 2009.
   

Bosnia and Herzegovina

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/46/237, 22-05-1992 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/755 (1992), 20-05-1992 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
2010-2011  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
2017  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2007-2009  
   
*Note:
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was an original Member of the UN until its dissolution, following the establishment and subsequent admission as new Members of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia.
   

Botswana

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/2136 (XXI), 17-10-1966 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/224 (1966), 14-10-1966 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1995-1996  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1983-1985, 1991-1993, 2014-2016, 2020-2022  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2011-2017  
   

Brazil

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 21-09-1945 - General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
1946-1947, 1951-1952, 1954-1955, 1963-1964, 1967-1968, 1988-1989, 1993-1994, 1998-1999, 2004-2005, 2010-2011  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1948-1950, 1956-1958, 1960-1962, 1970-2003, 2005-2010, 2012-2017, 2019-2021  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006-2010, 2013-2015, 2017-2019  
   

Brunei Darussalam

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/39/1, 21-09-1984 - General Debate Statements
S/RES/548 (1984), 24-02-1984 - Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
Never elected to the Economic and Social Council  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council