Member States on the Record

Afghanistan

United Nations Membership
A/RES/34 (I), 1946-11-09
S/RES/8 (1946), 1946-08-29
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
A/RES/995 (X), 1955-12-14
S/RES/109 (1955), 1955-12-14
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
A/RES/1754 (XVII), 1962-10-08
S/RES/176 (1962), 1962-10-04
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
A/RES/47/232, 1993-07-28
S/RES/848 (1993), 1993-07-08
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
A/RES/31/44, 1976-12-01
S/RES/397 (1976), 1976-11-22
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
A/RES/36/26, 1981-11-11
S/RES/492 (1981), 1981-11-10
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
Charter Ratification: 1945-09-24
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, 2021-2023
Human Rights Council Member
2006, 2008-2010, 2013-2015, 2019-2021

Armenia

United Nations Membership
A/RES/46/227, 1992-03-02
S/RES/735 (1992), 1992-01-29
Security Council Member
Never elected to the Security Council
Economic and Social Council Member
2004-2006, 2019-2021
Human Rights Council Member
2020-2022

Australia

Founding Member
Charter Ratification: 1945-11-01
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
A/RES/995 (X), 1955-12-14
S/RES/109 (1955), 1955-12-14
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, 2021-2023
Human Rights Council Member
2011-2014, 2019-2021

Azerbaijan

United Nations Membership
A/RES/46/230, 1992-03-02
S/RES/742 (1992), 1992-02-14
Security Council Member
2012-2013
Economic and Social Council Member
2003-2005, 2017-2019
Human Rights Council Member
2006-2008

Bahamas

United Nations Membership
A/RES/3051 (XXVIII), 1973-09-18
S/RES/336 (1973), 1973-07-18
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
A/RES/2752 (XXVI), 1971-09-21
S/RES/296 (1971), 1971-08-18
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
A/RES/3203 (XXIX), 1974-09-17
S/RES/351 (1974), 1974-06-10
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
A/RES/2175 (XXI), 1966-12-09
S/RES/230 (1966), 1966-12-07
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
Charter Ratification: 1945-10-24
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
Charter Ratification: 1945-12-27
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
A/RES/36/3, 1981-09-25
S/RES/491 (1981), 1981-09-23
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
A/RES/1481 (XV), 1960-09-20
S/RES/147 (1960), 1960-08-23
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
A/RES/2751 (XXVI), 1971-09-21
S/RES/292 (1971), 1971-02-10
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