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CHAPTER I
CHARTER OF THE UNITED NATIONS AND STATUTE OF THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE
1 . Charter of the United Nations
San Francisco, 26 June 1945
Entry into force
:
24 October 1945, in accordance with article 110. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Status :
Parties : 49
Note :
193 Members [491, 2 original Members and 144 Members having been admitted in accordance with Article 4 (see list under chapter I.2. hereinafter.)].
Participant
Ratification
Argentina
24 Sep 1945
Australia
 1 Nov 1945
Belarus 4
24 Oct 1945
Belgium
27 Dec 1945
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
14 Nov 1945
Brazil
21 Sep 1945
Canada
 9 Nov 1945
Chile
11 Oct 1945
China 5, 7, 8
28 Sep 1945
Colombia
 5 Nov 1945
Costa Rica
 2 Nov 1945
Cuba
15 Oct 1945
Denmark
 9 Oct 1945
Dominican Republic
 4 Sep 1945
Ecuador
21 Dec 1945
Egypt 6
22 Oct 1945
El Salvador
26 Sep 1945
Ethiopia
13 Nov 1945
France
31 Aug 1945
Greece 9
25 Oct 1945
Guatemala
21 Nov 1945
Haiti
27 Sep 1945
Honduras
17 Dec 1945
India
30 Oct 1945
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 10
16 Oct 1945
Iraq
21 Dec 1945
Lebanon
15 Oct 1945
Liberia
 2 Nov 1945
Luxembourg
17 Oct 1945
Mexico
 7 Nov 1945
Netherlands 11
10 Dec 1945
New Zealand 12
19 Sep 1945
Nicaragua
 6 Sep 1945
Norway
27 Nov 1945
Panama
13 Nov 1945
Paraguay
12 Oct 1945
Peru
31 Oct 1945
Philippines
11 Oct 1945
Poland
24 Oct 1945
Russian Federation 13
24 Oct 1945
Saudi Arabia
18 Oct 1945
South Africa 14
 7 Nov 1945
Syrian Arab Republic 6
19 Oct 1945
Turkey
28 Sep 1945
Ukraine 15
24 Oct 1945
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 7
20 Oct 1945
United States of America
 8 Aug 1945
Uruguay
18 Dec 1945
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 16
15 Nov 1945
End Note
1.Czechoslovakia was an original Member of the United Nations, the Charter having been signed and ratified on its behalf on 26 June 1945 and 19 October 1945, respectively, until its dissolution on 31 December 1992. See also note 1 under Czech Republic and  note 1 under Slovakia in the Historical Information section in the front matter of this volume.
2.The former Yugoslavia was an original Member of the United Nations, the Charter having been signed and ratified on its behalf on 26 June 1945 and 19 October 1945, respectively, until its dissolution.  Treaty actions undertaken by the former Yugoslavia appear in footnotes against the designation “former Yugoslavia”. See note 1 under "Bosnia and Herzegovina", "Croatia", "former Yugoslavia", “Serbia and Montenegro”, "Slovenia", "The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" and "Yugoslavia"  in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
3.All States listed herein signed the Charter on 26 June 1945, with the exception of Poland on behalf of which it was signed on 15 October 1945.
4.See note 1 under “Belarus” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
5.See note 1 under  “China” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
6.See note 1 under “United Arab Republic” (“Egypt” and “Syria”) in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
7.See note 2 under "China" and note 2 under "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland" regarding Hong Kong  in the Historical Information section in the front matter of this volume.
8.See note 3 under "China" and note 1 under "Portugal" regarding Macao  in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
9.See note 1 under “Greece” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
10.See note 1 under "Iran, Islamic Republic" of in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
11.See note 1 under “Netherlands” regarding Aruba/Netherlands Antilles in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
12.See note 1 under "New Zealand” regarding Tokelau in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
13.See note 1 under "Russian Federation" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
14.See note 1 under "South Africa" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
15.See note 1 under "Ukraine" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
16.See note 1 under "Venezuela" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.