Countries Elected Members

Below you can see the list of all countries which have been elected as members of the Security Council at least once since 1946.

Algeria 

1968 – 1969 , 1988 – 1989 , 2004 – 2005

Angola 

2003 – 2004 , 2015 – 2016

Argentina 

1948 – 1949 , 1959 – 1960 , 1966 – 1967 , 1971 – 1972 , 1987 – 1988 , 1994 – 1995 , 1999 – 2000 , 2005 – 2006 , 2013 – 2014

Australia 

1946 – 1947 , 1956 – 1957 , 1973 – 1974 , 1985 – 1986 , 2013 – 2014

Austria 

1973 – 1974 , 1991 – 1992 , 2009 – 2010

Azerbaijan 

2012 – 2013

Bahrain 

1998 – 1999

Bangladesh 

1979 – 1980 , 2000 – 2001

Belarus 

1974 – 1975

Belgium 

1947 – 1948 , 1955 – 1956 , 1971 – 1972 , 1991 – 1992 , 2007 – 2008 , 2019 – 2020

Benin 

1976 – 1977 , 2004 – 2005

Bolivia 

1964 – 1965 , 1978 – 1979 , 2017 – 2018

Bosnia and Herzegovina 

2010 – 2011

Botswana 

1995 – 1996

Brazil 

1946 – 1947 , 1951 – 1952 , 1954 – 1955 , 1963 – 1964 , 1967 – 1968 , 1988 – 1989 , 1993 – 1994 , 1998 – 1999 , 2004 – 2005 , 2010 – 2011

Bulgaria 

1966 – 1967 , 1986 – 1987 , 2002 – 2003

Burkina Faso 

1984 – 1985 , 2008 – 2009

Burundi 

1970 – 1971

Cabo Verde 

1992 – 1993

Cameroon 

1974 – 1975 , 2002 – 2003

Canada 

1948 – 1949 , 1958 – 1959 , 1967 – 1968 , 1977 – 1978 , 1989 – 1990 , 1999 – 2000

Ceylon (see Sri Lanka)

Chad 

2014 – 2015

Chile 

1952 – 1953 , 1961 – 1962 , 1996 – 1997 , 2003 – 2004 , 2014 – 2015

China – Permanent Member 

Colombia 

1947 – 1948 , 1953 – 1954 , 1957 – 1958 , 1969 – 1970 , 1989 – 1990 , 2001 – 2002 , 2011 – 2012

Congo 

1986 – 1987 , 2006 – 2007

Costa Rica 

1974 – 1975 , 1997 – 1998 , 2008 – 2009

Côte d'Ivoire 

1964 – 1965 , 1990 – 1991 , 2018 – 2019

Croatia 

2008 – 2009

Cuba 

1949 – 1950 , 1956 – 1957 , 1990 – 1991

Czech Republic 

1994 – 1995

Czechoslovakia 

1964 , 1978 – 1979

Democratic Republic of the Congo 

1982 – 1983 , 1990 – 1991

Denmark 

1953 – 1954 , 1967 – 1968 , 1985 – 1986 , 2005 – 2006

Djibouti 

1993 – 1994

Dominican Republic 

2019 – 2020

Ecuador 

1950 – 1951 , 1960 – 1961 , 1991 – 1992

Egypt 

1946 , 1949 – 1950 , 1984 – 1985 , 1996 – 1997 , 2016 – 2017

Equatorial Guinea 

2018 – 2019

Estonia

2020-2021

Ethiopia 

1967 – 1968 , 1989 – 1990 , 2017 – 2018

Finland 

1969 – 1970 , 1989 – 1990

France – Permanent Member 

Gabon 

1978 – 1979 , 1998 – 1999 , 2010 – 2011

Gambia 

1998 – 1999

German Democratic Republic (see Germany)

Germany 

1977 – 1978 , 1987 – 1988 , 1995 – 1996 , 2003 – 2004 , 2011 – 2012 , 2019 – 2020

Ghana 

1962 – 1963 , 1986 – 1987 , 2006 – 2007

Greece 

1952 – 1953 , 2005 – 2006

Guatemala 

2012 – 2013

Guinea 

1972 – 1973 , 2002 – 2003

Guinea-Bissau 

1996 – 1997

Guyana 

1975 – 1976 , 1982 – 1983

Honduras 

1995 – 1996

Hungary 

1968 – 1969 , 1992 – 1993

India 

1950 – 1951 , 1967 – 1968 , 1972 – 1973 , 1977 – 1978 , 1984 – 1985 , 1991 – 1992 , 2011 – 2012

Indonesia 

1973 – 1974 , 1995 – 1996 , 2007 – 2008 , 2019 – 2020

Iran (Islamic Republic of) 

1955 – 1956

Iraq 

1957 – 1958 , 1974 – 1975

Ireland 

1962 , 1981 – 1982 , 2001 – 2002

Italy 

1959 – 1960 , 1971 – 1972 , 1975 – 1976 , 1987 – 1988 , 1995 – 1996 , 2007 – 2008 , 2017 ,

Ivory Coast (see Côte d'Ivoire)

Jamaica 

1979 – 1980 , 2000 – 2001

Japan 

1958 – 1959 , 1966 – 1967 , 1971 – 1972 , 1975 – 1976 , 1981 – 1982 , 1987 – 1988 , 1992 – 1993 , 1997 – 1998 , 2005 – 2006 , 2009 – 2010 , 2016 – 2017

Jordan 

1965 – 1966 , 1982 – 1983 , 2014 – 2015

Kazakhstan 

2017 – 2018

Kenya 

1973 – 1974 , 1997 – 1998

Kuwait 

1978 – 1979 , 2018 – 2019

Lebanon 

1953 – 1954 , 2010 – 2011

Liberia 

1961

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 

1976 – 1977 , 2008 – 2009

Lithuania 

2014 – 2015

Luxembourg 

2013 – 2014

Madagascar 

1985 – 1986

Malaysia 

1965 , 1989 – 1990 , 1999 – 2000 , 2015 – 2016

Mali 

1966 – 1967 , 2000 – 2001

Malta 

1983 – 1984

Mauritania 

1974 – 1975

Mauritius 

1977 – 1978 , 2001 – 2002

Mexico 

1946 , 1980 – 1981 , 2002 – 2003 , 2009 – 2010

Morocco 

1963 – 1964 , 1992 – 1993 , 2012 – 2013

Namibia 

1999 – 2000

Nepal 

1969 – 1970 , 1988 – 1989

Netherlands 

1946 , 1951 – 1952 , 1965 – 1966 , 1983 – 1984 , 1999 – 2000 , 2018 ,

New Zealand 

1954 – 1955 , 1966 , 1993 – 1994 , 2015 – 2016

Nicaragua 

1970 – 1971 , 1983 – 1984

Niger 

1980 – 1981, 2020-2021

Nigeria 

1966 – 1967 , 1978 – 1979 , 1994 – 1995 , 2010 – 2011 , 2014 – 2015

Norway 

1949 – 1950 , 1963 – 1964 , 1979 – 1980 , 2001 – 2002

Oman 

1994 – 1995

Pakistan 

1952 – 1953 , 1968 – 1969 , 1976 – 1977 , 1983 – 1984 , 1993 – 1994 , 2003 – 2004 , 2012 – 2013

Panama 

1958 – 1959 , 1972 – 1973 , 1976 – 1977 , 1981 – 1982 , 2007 – 2008

Paraguay 

1968 – 1969

Peru 

1955 – 1956 , 1973 – 1974 , 1984 – 1985 , 2006 – 2007 , 2018 – 2019

Philippines 

1957 , 1963 , 1980 – 1981 , 2004 – 2005 ,

Poland 

1946 – 1947 , 1960 , 1970 – 1971 , 1982 – 1983 , 1996 – 1997 , 2018 – 2019 ,

Portugal 

1979 – 1980 , 1997 – 1998 , 2011 – 2012

Qatar 

2006 – 2007

Republic of Korea 

1996 – 1997 , 2013 – 2014

Romania 

1962 , 1976 – 1977 , 1990 – 1991 , 2004 – 2005

Russian Federation – Permanent Member 

Rwanda 

1994 – 1995 , 2013 – 2014

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

2020-2021

Saudi Arabia (declined to take the seat - see A/68/599)

Senegal 

1968 – 1969 , 1988 – 1989 , 2016 – 2017

Sierra Leone 

1970 – 1971

Singapore 

2001 – 2002

Slovakia 

2006 – 2007

Slovenia 

1998 – 1999

Somalia 

1971 – 1972

South Africa 

2007 – 2008 , 2011 – 2012 , 2019 – 2020

Spain 

1969 – 1970 , 1981 – 1982 , 1993 – 1994 , 2003 – 2004 , 2015 – 2016

Sri Lanka 

1960 – 1961

Sudan 

1972 – 1973

Sweden 

1957 – 1958 , 1975 – 1976 , 1997 – 1998 , 2017 – 2018

Syrian Arab Republic 

1947 – 1948 , 1970 – 1971 , 2002 – 2003

Thailand 

1985 – 1986

Togo 

1982 – 1983 , 2012 – 2013

Trinidad and Tobago 

1985 – 1986

Tunisia 

1959 – 1960 , 1980 – 1981 , 2000 – 2001, 2020-2021

Turkey 

1951 – 1952 , 1954 – 1955 , 1961 , 2009 – 2010

Uganda 

1966 , 1981 – 1982 , 2009 – 2010

Ukraine 

1948 – 1949 , 1984 – 1985 , 2000 – 2001 , 2016 – 2017

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (see Russian Federation)

United Arab Emirates 

1986 – 1987

United Arab Republic 

1961 – 1962

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – Permanent Member 

United Republic of Tanzania 

1975 – 1976 , 2005 – 2006

United States of America – Permanent Member 

Uruguay 

1965 – 1966 , 2016 – 2017

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 

1962 – 1963 , 1977 – 1978 , 1986 – 1987 , 1992 – 1993 , 2015 – 2016

Viet Nam 

2008 – 2009, 2020-2021

Yemen 
1990 – 1991

Yugoslavia 
1950 – 1951 , 1956 , 1972 – 1973 , 1988 – 1989

Zaire (see Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Zambia 
1969 – 1970 , 1979 – 1980 , 1987 – 1988

Zimbabwe 
1983 – 1984 , 1991 – 1992