Member States on the Record

South Africa

Founding Member
Charter Ratification: 1945-11-07
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
A/RES/65/308, 2011-07-14
S/RES/1999 (2011), 2011-07-13
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
A/RES/995 (X), 1955-12-14
S/RES/109 (1955), 1955-12-14
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
A/RES/995 (X), 1955-12-14
S/RES/109 (1955), 1955-12-14
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
A/RES/1110 (XI), 1956-11-12
S/RES/112 (1956), 1956-02-06
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
2020-2022

Suriname

United Nations Membership
A/RES/3413 (XXX), 1975-12-04
S/RES/382 (1975), 1975-12-01
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
A/RES/34 (I), 1946-11-09
S/RES/8 (1946), 1946-08-29
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
A/RES/57/1, 2002-09-09
S/RES/1426 (2002), 2002-07-24
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
Charter Ratification: 1945-10-19
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
A/RES/46/228, 1992-03-02
S/RES/738 (1992), 1992-01-29
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
A/RES/101 (I), 1946-12-15
S/RES/13 (1946), 1946-12-12
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
A/RES/57/3, 2002-09-27
S/RES/1414 (2002), 2002-05-23
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
A/RES/1477 (XV), 1960-09-20
S/RES/136 (1960), 1960-05-31
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
A/RES/54/3, 1999-09-14
S/RES/1253 (1999), 1999-07-28
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
A/RES/1751 (XVII), 1962-09-18
S/RES/175 (1962), 1962-09-12
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

Tunisia

United Nations Membership
A/RES/1112 (XI), 1956-11-12
S/RES/116 (1956), 1956-07-26
Security Council Member
1959-1960, 1980-1981, 2000-2001, 2020-2021
Economic and Social Council Member
1970-1972, 1976-1978, 1982-1984, 1989-1991, 1996-1998, 2004-2006, 2013-2015
Human Rights Council Member
2006, 2017-2019

Türkiye

Founding Member
Charter Ratification: 1945-09-28
Security Council Member
1951-1952, 1954-1955, 1961, 2009-2010
Economic and Social Council Member
1947-1949, 1953-1955, 1967-1969, 1974-1975, 1979-1981, 1985-1987, 1991-1993, 1997-1999, 2004-2006, 2010, 2012-2013, 2017-2019
Human Rights Council Member
Never elected to the Human Rights Council
*Note:
The Republic of Türkiye changed its official name from The Republic of Turkey on 26 May 2022 in a request submitted to the Secretary-General by the country's Minister of Foreign Affairs

Turkmenistan

United Nations Membership
A/RES/46/229, 1992-03-02
S/RES/741 (1992), 1992-02-07
Security Council Member
Never elected to the Security Council
Economic and Social Council Member
2013-2015, 2019-2021
Human Rights Council Member
Never elected to the Human Rights Council

Tuvalu

United Nations Membership
A/RES/55/1, 2000-09-05
S/RES/1290 (2000), 2000-02-17
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

Uganda

United Nations Membership
A/RES/1758 (XVII), 1962-10-25
S/RES/177 (1962), 1962-10-15
Security Council Member
1966, 1981-1982, 2009-2010
Economic and Social Council Member
1973-1978, 1984-1986, 1995-1997, 2001-2003, 2015-2017
Human Rights Council Member
2010-2013