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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.

Saudi Arabia

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 18-10-1945 General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
Elected 2014-2015, declined to take the seat  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1983-1985, 1988-1990, 1999-2001, 2003-2011, 2019-2021  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006-2012, 2014-2019  
   

Senegal

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/1490 (XV), 28-09-1960 General Debate Statements
S/RES/158 (1960), 28-09-1960 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1968-1969, 1988-1989, 2016-2017  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1962-1964, 1974-1975, 1979-1981, 1985-1987, 1994-1996, 2003-2005, 2011-2013  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006-2012, 2018-2020  
   

Serbia

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/55/12, 01-11-2000 General Debate Statements
S/RES/1326 (2000), 31-10-2000 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  
   
*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.
   

Seychelles

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/31/1, 21-09-1976 General Debate Statements
S/RES/394 (1976), 16-08-1976 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  
   

Sierra Leone

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/1623 (XVI), 27-09-1961 General Debate Statements
S/RES/165 (1961), 26-09-1961 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1970-1971  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1966-1969, 1983-1988, 1998-2000  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2013-2015  
   

Singapore

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/2010 (XX), 21-09-1965 General Debate Statements
S/RES/213 (1965), 20-09-1965 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
2001-2002  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
Never elected to the Economic and Social Council  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Slovakia

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/47/222, 19-01-1993 General Debate Statements
S/RES/800 (1993), 08-01-1993 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
2006-2007  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
2010-2012  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2008-2010, 2018-2020  
   
*Note:
Czechoslovakia was a Founding Member of the United Nations.
   

Slovenia

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/46/236, 22-05-1992 General Debate Statements
S/RES/754 (1992), 18-05-1992 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1998-1999  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
Never elected to the Economic and Social Council  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2007-2009, 2016-2018  
   
*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.
   

Solomon Islands

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/33/1, 19-09-1978 General Debate Statements
S/RES/433 (1978), 17-08-1978 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  
   

Somalia

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/1479 (XV), 20-09-1960 General Debate Statements
S/RES/141 (1960), 05-07-1960 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1971-1972  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1977-1979, 1984-1989, 1991-1993, 2007-2009, 2016-2018  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2019-2021  
   

South Africa

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 07-11-1945 General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
2007-2008, 2011-2012, 2019-2020  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1995-1997, 2001-2003, 2005-2007, 2013-2018  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006-2009, 2014-2019  
   
*Note:
Formerly "Union of South Africa" until 31 May 1961.
   

South Sudan

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/65/308, 14-07-2011 General Debate Statements
S/RES/1999 (2011), 13-07-2011 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  
   

Spain

   
   
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  
1969-1970, 1981-1982, 1993-1994, 2003-2004, 2015-2016  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1959-1961, 1973-1975, 1979-1981, 1985-1987, 1991-1993, 1997-1999, 2002, 2005-2006, 2011-2013, 2017-2018, 2020  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2010-2013, 2018-2020  
   

Sri Lanka

   
   
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  
1960-1961  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1970-1972, 1984-1989, 1993-1995, 1997-1999, 2006-2008  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006-2007  
   
*Note:
Formerly "Ceylon" until 29 August 1972.
   

Sudan

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/1110 (XI), 12-11-1956 General Debate Statements
S/RES/112 (1956), 06-02-1956 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1972-1973  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1958-1960, 1969-1971, 1977-1979, 1981-1983, 1987-1989, 1995-1997, 2000-2002, 2007-2009, 2013-2015, 2018-2020  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Suriname

   
   
United Nations Membership * On the Record
A/RES/3413 (XXX), 04-12-1975 General Debate Statements
S/RES/382 (1975), 01-12-1975 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1983-1985, 1992-1994, 2000-2002  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   
*Note:
Formerly "Surinam" until 23 January 1978.
   

Sweden

   
   
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  
1957-1958, 1975-1976, 1997-1998, 2017-2018  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1951-1953, 1966-1968, 1974, 1978-1980, 1984-1986, 1990-1992, 1996-1998, 2002-2004, 2008-2009, 2013-2017  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Switzerland

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/57/1, 10-09-2002 General Debate Statements
S/RES/1426 (2002), 24-07-2002 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
Never elected to the Security Council  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
2011-2012, 2015-2016, 2020-2022  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2006-2008, 2010-2013, 2016-2018  
   

Syrian Arab Republic

   
   
Founding Member On the Record
Charter Ratification: 19-10-1945 General Debate Statements
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Security Council Member  
1946-1947, 1970-1971, 2002-2003  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1977-1979, 1986-1988, 1991-1993, 1999-2001  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   
*Note:
Egypt merged with the Syrian Arab Republic to form the "United Arab Republic" from 22 February 1958 until 27 September 1961; Syria resumed its separate membership in the UN on 13 October 1961.
   

Tajikistan

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/46/228, 02-03-1992 General Debate Statements
S/RES/738 (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  
2017-2018  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council  
   

Thailand

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/101 (I), 15-12-1946 General Debate Statements
S/RES/13 (1946), 12-12-1946 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1985-1986  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1974-1976, 1980-1985, 1989-1991, 1995-1997, 2005-2007, 2020-2022  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2010-2013  
   

Timor-Leste

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/57/3, 27-09-2002 General Debate Statements
S/RES/1414 (2002), 23-05-2002 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  
   

Togo

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/1477 (XV), 20-09-1960 General Debate Statements
S/RES/136 (1960) , 31-05-1960 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1982-1983, 2012-2013  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1976-1978, 1991-1993, 1996-1998, 2014-2016, 2018-2020  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
2016-2021  
   

Tonga

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/54/3, 14-09-1999 General Debate Statements
S/RES/1253 (1999), 28-07-1999 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  
   

Trinidad and Tobago

   
   
United Nations Membership On the Record
A/RES/1751 (XVII), 18-09-1962 General Debate Statements
S/RES/175 (1962), 12-09-1962 Search for speeches
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Security Council Member  
1985-1986  
   
Economic and Social Council Member  
1973-1975, 1978-1980, 1988-1993, 2015-2017  
   
Human Rights Council Member  
Never elected to the Human Rights Council