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

Bulgaria

   
   
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  
1966-1967, 1986-1987, 2002-2003  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1959-1961, 1968-1970, 1975-1977, 1980-1985, 1987-1992, 1994-1996, 1999-2001, 2012-2013  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2019-2021  
   

Burkina Faso

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/1483 (XV), 20-09-1960 General Debate Statements
S/RES/149 (1960), 23-08-1960 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1984-1985, 2008-2009  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1968-1970, 1977-1979, 1990-1992, 2000-2002, 2012-2017  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2008-2014, 2019-2021  
   
*Note:
Formerly "Upper Volta" until 4 August 1984.
   

Burundi

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/1749 (XVII), 18-09-1962 General Debate Statements
S/RES/173 (1962), 26-07-1962 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1970-1971  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1972-1974, 1981-1983, 2002-2004  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2016-2018  
   

Cabo Verde

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/3363 (XXX), 16-09-1975 General Debate Statements
S/RES/372 (1975), 18-08-1975 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1992-1993  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1997-1999, 2007-2009  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   
*Note:
Formerly "Cape Verde" until 24 October 2013.
   

Cambodia

   
   
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  
2019  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   
*Note:
Formerly "Cambodia" until 28 December 1970; "Khmer Republic" until 30 April 1975; "Cambodia" until 6 April 1976; "Democratic Kampuchea" until 3 February 1990.
   

Cameroon

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/1476 (XV), 20-09-1960 General Debate Statements
S/RES/133 (1960), 26-01-1960 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1974-1975, 2002-2003  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1966-1967, 1978-1983, 1989-1991, 2000-2002, 2008-2013, 2017-2019  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006-2012, 2019-2021  
   
*Note:
Formerly "Cameroon" until 10 March 1975; "United Republic of Cameroon" until 4 February 1984.
   

Canada

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 09-11-1945 General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
1948-1949, 1958-1959, 1967-1968, 1977-1978, 1989-1990, 1999-2000  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1946-1948, 1950-1952, 1956-1958, 1965-1967, 1974-1977, 1981-2001, 2004-2014, 2018-2021  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006-2008  
   

Central African Republic

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/1488 (XV), 20-09-1960 General Debate Statements
S/RES/154 (1960), 23-08-1960 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1978-1980, 1996-1998  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   
*Note:
Formerly "Central African Empire" from 20 December 1976 to 20 September 1979.
   

Chad

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/1485 (XV), 20-09-1960 General Debate Statements
S/RES/151 (1960), 23-08-1960 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
2014-2015  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1968-1970, 2005-2007, 2017-2019  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Chile

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 11-10-1945 General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
1952-1953, 1961-1962, 1996-1997, 2003-2004, 2014-2015  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1946-1951, 1958-1960, 1964-1966, 1972-1974, 1980-1982, 1991-1999, 2002-2004, 2010-2012, 2016-2018  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2008-2014, 2018-2020  
   

China

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 28-09-1945 General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
Permanent Member of the Security Council under the Article 23 of the UN Charter  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1946-1960, 1972-2019  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006-2012, 2014-2019  
   
*Note:
China is an original Member of the United Nations. The Charter was signed and ratified by the Government of the Republic of China. On 25 October 1971 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted resolution 2758 (XXVI), "Recognizing that the representatives of the Government of the People's Republic of China are the only lawful representatives of China to the United Nations and that the People's Republic of China is one of the five permanent members of the Security Council"
   

Colombia

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 05-11-1945 General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
1947-1948, 1953-1954, 1957-1958, 1969-1970, 1989-1990, 2001-2002, 2011-2012  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1946, 1962-1964, 1974-1979, 1982-1990, 1992-2000, 2004-2006, 2013-2015, 2017-2019  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Comoros

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/3385 (XXX), 12-11-1975 General Debate Statements
S/RES/376 (1975), 17-10-1975 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1998-2000, 2010-2012  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Congo

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/1486 (XV), 20-09-1960 General Debate Statements
S/RES/152 (1960), 23-08-1960 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1986-1987, 2006-2007  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1968-1970, 1974-1976, 1983-1985, 1995-1997, 2003-2005, 2008-2010, 2014-2016  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2011-2017  
   
*Note:
Formerly "People's Republic of the Congo" until 15 November 1971.
   

Costa Rica

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 02-11-1945 General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
1974-1975, 1997-1998, 2008-2009  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1958-1960, 1984-1986, 1994-1996, 2000-2002, 2005-2007  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2011-2014  
   

Côte d'Ivoire

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/1484 (XV), 20-09-1960 General Debate Statements
S/RES/150 (1960), 23-08-1960 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1964-1965, 1990-1991, 2018-2019  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1974-1976, 1995-1997, 2009-2011  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2013-2018  
   
*Note:
Formerly "Ivory Coast" until 31 December 1985.
   

Croatia

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/46/238, 22-05-1992 General Debate Statements
S/RES/753 (1992), 18-05-1992 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
2008-2009  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
2000-2002, 2013-2015  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2017-2019  
   
*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.
   

Cuba

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 15-10-1945 General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
1949-1950, 1956-1957, 1990-1991  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1946-1947, 1952-1954, 1976-1978, 1988-1990, 1993-1995, 1997-2008, 2012-2014  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006-2012, 2014-2019  
   

Cyprus

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/1489 (XV), 20-09-1960 General Debate Statements
S/RES/155 (1960), 24-08-1960 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1979-1981  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Czechia

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/47/221 , 19-01-1993 General Debate Statements
S/RES/801 (1993), 08-01-1993 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1994-1995  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1996-2001, 2006-2008, 2016-2018  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006, 2011-2014, 2019-2021  
   
*Note:
Czechoslovakia was a Founding Member of the United Nations. Short name changed from Czech Republic to Czechia, per note verbale 121/2016 of 17 May 2016. Formal name remains "Czech Republic".
   

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/46/1, 17-09-1991 General Debate Statements
S/RES/702 (1991), 08-08-1991 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  
   

Democratic Republic of the Congo

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/1480 (XV), 20-09-1960 General Debate Statements
S/RES/142 (1960), 07-07-1960 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1982-1983, 1990-1991  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1971-1974, 1980-1982, 1984-1995, 1999-2001, 2005-2007, 2014-2016  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2018-2020  
   
*Note:
Formerly "Democratic Republic of the Congo" until 27 October 1971; "Zaire" until 16 May 1997.
   

Denmark

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 09-10-1945 General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
1953-1954, 1967-1968, 1985-1986, 2005-2006  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1948-1950, 1960-1962, 1975-1977, 1981-1983, 1987-1989, 1993-1995, 1999-2001, 2005-2007, 2013-2014, 2018-2019  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2019-2021  
   

Djibouti

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/32/1, 20-09-1977 General Debate Statements
S/RES/412 (1977), 07-07-1977 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1993-1994  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1983-1988, 1997-1999  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006-2012  
   

Dominica

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/33/107, 18-12-1978 General Debate Statements
S/RES/442 (1978), 06-12-1978 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