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Dates of membership of the Economic Commission for Europe 56 member countries

Albania

14 December 1955

Liechtenstein

18 September 1990

Andorra

28 July 1993

Lithuania

17 September 1991

Armenia

30 July 1993 1

Luxembourg

28 March 1947

Austria

14 December 1955

Malta

1 December 1964

Azerbaijan

30 July 1993 1

Moldova

2 March 1992

Belarus

28 March 1947

Monaco

27 May 1993

Belgium

28 March 1947

Montenegro

28 June 2006 5 6

Bosnia and Herzegovina

22 May 1992 *

Netherlands

28 March 1947

Bulgaria

14 December 1955

Norway

28 March 1947

Canada

9 August 1973

Poland

28 March 1947

Croatia

22 May 1992 *

Portugal

14 December 1955

Cyprus

20 September 1960

Romania

14 December 1955

Czech Republic

28 March 1947 2

Russian Federation

28 March 1947

Denmark

28 March 1947

San Marino

30 July 1993

Estonia

17 September 1991

Serbia

1 November 2000 5 6

Finland

14 December 1955

Slovakia

28 March 1947 2

France

28 March 1947

Slovenia

22 May 1992 *

Georgia

30 July 1993 3

Spain

14 December 1955

Germany

18 September 1973

Sweden

28 March 1947

Greece

28 March 1947

Switzerland

24 March 1972

Hungary

14 December 1955

Tajikistan

 

12 Dec 1994 1

Iceland

28 March 1947

The former Yugoslav
Republic of Macedonia  

8 April 1993 *

Ireland

14 December 1955

Turkey

28 March 1947

Israel

26 July 1991 4

Turkmenistan

30 July 1993 1

Italy

14 December 1955

Ukraine

28 March 1947

Kazakhstan

31 Jan 1994 1

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

28 March 1947

Kyrgyzstan

30 July 1993 1

United States of America

28 March 1947

Latvia

17 September 1991

Uzbekistan

30 July 1993 1

 

1 Member of the United Nations 2 March 1992.

2 Date refers to former Czechoslovakia; Czech Republic and Slovakia [re-]admitted to the United Nations 19 Jan 1993.

3 Member of the United Nations 31 July 1992.

4 Admitted to ECE on a temporary basis; member of the United Nations 11 May 1949.

5 The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was an original Member of the United Nations, the Charter having been signed on its behalf on 26 June 1945 and ratified 19 October 1945, until its dissolution following the establishment and subsequent admission as new members of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Croatia, the Republic of Slovenia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was admitted as a Member of the United Nations by General Assembly resolution A/RES/55/12 of 1 November 2000; this name was changed to “Serbia and Montenegro” on 4 February 2003.

6 Activated by the Declaration of Independence adopted by the National Assembly of Montenegro on 3 June 2006, the membership of the State Union Serbia and Montenegro in the United Nations (including all organs and organizations of the UN system) is continued by the Republic of Serbia. Montenegro was admitted as a member on 28 June 2006.