Marshall Islands and the United Nations

Marshall Islands and the United Nations
Marshall Islands
Flag of the United Nations.svg Flag of the Marshall Islands.svg
Membership Full member
Since 1991
UNSC seat Non-permanent (never elected)
Ambassador Phillip H. Muller

The Marshall Islands joined the United Nations on September 17, 1991. Although the Marshall Islands is sovereign, it is bound by a Compact of Free Association with the United States. The Marshall Islands shows overwhelming support for the United States. On 13 key issues in 2008, the Marshall Islands matched the vote of the United States 100% of the time.[1]. The Marshall Islands are also one of the staunchest supporters of Israel, like the United States.[2]


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