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Membership of Principal Organs of the

United Nations

The General Assembly

The General Assembly consists of representatives of all states Members of the United Nations. As of December 31, 1946 these states were: Afghanistan 1

Lebanon Argentina

Liberia Australia

Luxembourg Belgium

Mexico Bolivia

Netherlands Brazil

New Zealand
Byelorussian Soviet

Nicaragua
Socialist Republic

Norway
Canada

Panama Chile

Paraguay China

Peru Colombia

Poland Costa Rica

Republic of the Cuba

Philippines Czechoslovakia

Saudi Arabia Denmark

Siam Dominican Republic

Sweden 1 Ecuador

Syria Egypt

Turkey El Salvador

Ukrainian Soviet Ethiopia

Socialist Republic France

Union of South Africa Greece

Union of Soviet Guatemala

Socialist Republics Haiti

United Kingdom of Great Honduras

Britain and Northern Ireland Iceland 1

United States of America India

Uruguay Iran

Venezuela Iraq

Yugoslavia

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The Security Council

PERMANENT MEMBERS:

China
France
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United States

Non-PERMANENT MEMBERS:3
Term Expires December 31, 1948:
Belgium
Colombia
Syria
Term Expires December 31, 1947:
Australia
Brazil
Poland

The Economic and Social Council

TERM EXPIRES DECEMBER 31, 1949:

Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic
Lebanon 5
New Zealand
Turkey
United States 5
Venezuela

TERM EXPIRES DECEMBER 31, 1948:

Canada
Chile
China
France

* Three non-permanent members are elected each year for terms of two years. At the first election of the non-permanent members Egypt, Mexico, and the Netherlands were elected for a special initial term of one year; their terms expired Dec. 31, 1946.

*Six members are elected each year for a term of three years. At the first election the following states were elected for the special initial term of one year: Colombia, Greece, Lebanon, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, United States, and Yugoslavia.

"Re-elected at Second Part of First Session of the General Assembly to normal term of three years.

Netherlands

Peru
TERM EXPIRES DECEMBER 31, 1947:

Cuba
Czechoslovakia
India
Norway
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Trusteeship Council
STATES ADMINISTERING TRUST TERRITORIES:

Australia
Belgium
France
New Zealand

United Kingdom
States Not ADMINISTERING Trust TERRITORIES:

Members by Virtue of Being Permanent Members of the Secur

ity Council:
China
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
United States

Elected at Second Part of First Session of the General Assembly

to Three-Year Term Expiring December 31, 1949: Iraq Mexico

• Elected at Second Part of First Session of the General Assembly to unexpired term of Belgium, which resigned.

'Elected at First Part of First Session of the General Assembly to the special initial term of two years.

The International Court of Justice 8
TERM EXPIRES 1955:

M. Jules Basdevant (France)
H. E. Dr. José Gustavo Guerrero (El Salvador)
Sir Arnold Duncan McNair (United Kingdom)
Dr. Alejandro Alvarez (Chile)

Dr. José Philadelpho de Barros Azevedo (Brazil)
TERM EXPIRES 1952:

Lic. Isidro Fabela Alfaro (Mexico)
Dr. Helge Klaestad (Norway)
M. Charles de Visscher (Belgium)
Mr. Green Hackworth (United States of America)
Prof. Sergei Borisovich Krylov (Union of Soviet Socialist Re-

publics)
TERM EXPIRES 1949:

Dr. Milovan Zoricic (Yugoslavia)
Mr. John E. Read (Canada)
Dr. Bogdan Winiarski (Poland)
H. E. Dr. Abdel Hamid Badawi Pasha (Egypt)
Dr. Hsu Mo (China)

* Following election of the Judges, lots were drawn to determine the three, six, and nine-year terms of office of the members of the Court under art. 13 of the Statute of the Court. Future elections will be for the normal nine-year term of office.

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