Membership - United nations member states



(as of 1 April 2003)

MEMBER STATE DATE OF ADMISSION

Afghanistan................................................................ 19 November 1946

Albania .......................................................................14 December 1955

Algeria .............................................................................8 October 1962

Andorra ............................................................................... 28 July 1993

Angola ..........................................................................1 December 1976

Antigua and Barbuda ................................................. 11 November 1981

Argentina .......................................................................24 October 1945

Armenia ............................................................................. 2 March 1992

Australia ...................................................................... 1 November 1945

Austria ........................................................................14 December 1955

Azerbaijan.......................................................................... 2 March 1992

Bahamas..................................................................... 18 September 1973

Bahrain ...................................................................... 21 September 1971

Bangladesh ................................................................. 17 September 1974

Barbados .......................................................................9 December 1966

Belarus ...........................................................................24 October 1945

Belgium .......................................................................27 December 1945

Belize.......................................................................... 25 September 1981

Benin.......................................................................... 20 September 1960

Bhutan ....................................................................... 21 September 1971

Bolivia........................................................................ 14 November 1945

Bosnia and Herzegovina...................................................... 22 May 1992

Botswana .......................................................................17 October 1966

Brazil..............................................................................24 October 1945

Brunei Darussalam ..................................................... 21 September 1984

Bulgaria.......................................................................14 December 1955

Burkina Faso .............................................................. 20 September 1960

Burundi ...................................................................... 18 September 1962

Cambodia ...................................................................14 December 1955

Cameroon .................................................................. 20 September 1960

Canada......................................................................... 9 November 1945

Cape Verde................................................................. 16 September 1975

Central African Republic............................................ 20 September 1960

Chad .......................................................................... 20 September 1960

Chile ..............................................................................24 October 1945

China .............................................................................24 October 1945

Colombia ..................................................................... 5 November 1945

Comoros .................................................................... 12 November 1975

Congo, Democratic Republic of the ........................... 20 September 1960

Congo, Republic of the .............................................. 20 September 1960

Costa Rica.................................................................... 2 November 1945

Côte d'Ivoire .............................................................. 20 September 1960

Croatia................................................................................ 22 May 1992

Cuba ..............................................................................24 October 1945

Cyprus ....................................................................... 20 September 1960

Czech Republic .............................................................. 19 January 1993

Denmark ........................................................................24 October 1945

Djibouti...................................................................... 20 September 1977

Dominica ....................................................................18 December 1978

Dominican Republic.......................................................24 October 1945

East Timor (admitted as Timor-Leste) ........................ 27 September 2002

Ecuador.......................................................................21 December 1945

Egypt..............................................................................24 October 1945

El Salvador.....................................................................24 October 1945

Equatorial Guinea ...................................................... 12 November 1968

Eritrea ................................................................................. 28 May 1993

Estonia ....................................................................... 17 September 1991

Ethiopia ..................................................................... 13 November 1945

Fiji..................................................................................13 October 1970

Finland........................................................................14 December 1955

France ............................................................................24 October 1945

Gabon ........................................................................ 20 September 1960

Gambia ...................................................................... 21 September 1965

Georgia ................................................................................ 31 July 1992

Germany .................................................................... 18 September 1973

Ghana ................................................................................ 8 March 1957

Greece ............................................................................25 October 1945

Grenada ..................................................................... 17 September 1974

Guatemala.................................................................. 21 November 1945

Guinea ........................................................................12 December 1958

Guinea-Bissau ............................................................ 17 September 1974

Guyana....................................................................... 20 September 1966

Haiti.............................................................................. 24 October 1945

Honduras ....................................................................17 December 1945

Hungary ......................................................................14 December 1955

Iceland........................................................................19 November 1946

India.............................................................................. 30 October 1945

Indonesia.................................................................... 28 September 1950

Iran ............................................................................... 24 October 1945

Iraq .............................................................................21 December 1945

Ireland.........................................................................14 December 1955

Israel ................................................................................... 11 May 1949

Italy.............................................................................14 December 1955

Jamaica ...................................................................... 18 September 1962

Japan...........................................................................18 December 1956

Jordan .........................................................................14 December 1955

Kazakhstan.........................................................................2 March 1992

Kenya ..........................................................................16 December 1963

Kiribati........................................................................14 December 1999

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of .................... 17 September 1991

Korea, Republic of ..................................................... 17 September 1991

Kuwait ................................................................................ 14 May 1963

Kyrgyzstan .........................................................................2 March 1992

Lao People's Democratic Republic ..............................14 December 1955

Latvia ......................................................................... 17 September 1991

Lebanon ........................................................................ 24 October 1945

Lesotho ......................................................................... 17 October 1966

Liberia..........................................................................2 November 1945

Libya ...........................................................................14 December 1955

Liechtenstein .............................................................. 18 September 1990

Lithuania.................................................................... 17 September 1991

Luxembourg.................................................................. 24 October 1945

Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of .................... 8 April 1993

Madagascar................................................................ 20 September 1960

Malawi..........................................................................1 December 1964

Malaysia..................................................................... 17 September 1957

Maldives..................................................................... 21 September 1965

Mali ........................................................................... 28 September 1960

Malta ............................................................................1 December 1964

Marshall Islands ......................................................... 17 September 1991

Mauritania .................................................................... 27 October 1961

Mauritius ........................................................................... 24 April 1968

Mexico .........................................................................7 November 1945

Micronesia, Federated States of .................................. 17 September 1991

Moldova, Republic of.........................................................2 March 1992

Monaco............................................................................... 28 May 1993

Mongolia....................................................................... 27 October 1961

Morocco.....................................................................12 November 1956

Mozambique .............................................................. 16 September 1975

Myanmar ........................................................................... 19 April 1948

Namibia ............................................................................. 23 April 1990

Nauru......................................................................... 14 September 1999

Nepal ..........................................................................14 December 1955

Netherlands.................................................................10 December 1945

New Zealand................................................................. 24 October 1945

Nicaragua...................................................................... 24 October 1945

Niger .......................................................................... 20 September 1960

Nigeria ............................................................................ 7 October 1960

Norway ......................................................................27 November 1945

Oman .............................................................................. 7 October 1971

Pakistan...................................................................... 30 September 1947

Palau ...........................................................................15 December 1994

Panama ......................................................................13 November 1945

Papua New Guinea........................................................ 10 October 1975

Paraguay ....................................................................... 24 October 1945

Peru............................................................................... 31 October 1945

Philippines..................................................................... 24 October 1945

Poland ........................................................................... 24 October 1945

Portugal.......................................................................14 December 1955

Qatar.......................................................................... 21 September 1971

Romania......................................................................14 December 1955

Russian Federation ........................................................ 24 October 1945

Rwanda...................................................................... 18 September 1962

St. Kitts and Nevis...................................................... 23 September 1983

St. Lucia ..................................................................... 18 September 1979

St. Vincent and the Grenadines................................... 16 September 1980

Samoa .........................................................................15 December 1976

San Marino ........................................................................ 2 March 1992

São Tomé and Príncipe............................................... 16 September 1975

Saudi Arabia ..................................................................24 October 1945

Senegal ....................................................................... 28 September 1960

Serbia and Montenegro ............................................... 1 November 2000

Seychelles ................................................................... 21 September 1976

Sierra Leone ............................................................... 27 September 1961

Singapore ................................................................... 21 September 1965

Slovakia ......................................................................... 19 January 1993

Slovenia............................................................................... 22 May 1992

Solomon Islands ......................................................... 19 September 1978

Somalia ...................................................................... 20 September 1960

South Africa ................................................................. 7 November 1945

Spain ...........................................................................14 December 1955

Sri Lanka.....................................................................14 December 1955

Sudan ......................................................................... 12 November 1956

Suriname .......................................................................4 December 1975

Swaziland................................................................... 24 September 1968

Sweden....................................................................... 19 November 1946

Switzerland ................................................................ 10 September 2002

Syria .............................................................................. 24 October 1945

Tajikistan............................................................................2 March 1992

Tanzania......................................................................14 December 1961

Thailand......................................................................16 December 1946

Togo........................................................................... 20 September 1960

Tonga ......................................................................... 14 September 1999

Trinidad and Tobago .................................................. 18 September 1962

Tunisia........................................................................12 November 1956

Turkey........................................................................... 24 October 1945

Turkmenistan .....................................................................2 March 1992

Tuvalu .......................................................................... 5 September 2000

Uganda.......................................................................... 25 October 1962

Ukraine ......................................................................... 24 October 1945

United Arab Emirates ....................................................9 December 1971

United Kingdom ............................................................ 24 October 1945

United States of America ............................................... 24 October 1945

Uruguay ......................................................................18 December 1945

Uzbekistan..........................................................................2 March 1992

Vanuatu...................................................................... 15 September 1981

Venezuela ...................................................................15 November 1945

Vietnam...................................................................... 20 September 1977

Yemen ........................................................................ 30 September 1947

Zambia..........................................................................1 December 1964

Zimbabwe ....................................................................... 25 August 1980



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