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African Participation in the United Nations, 1961-1965 (ICPSR 5516)

Principal Investigator(s): Riggs, Robert E.


This data collection provides information on the participation of 25 African member nations of the United Nations (UN) in the UN in the period 1961-1965. Data are provided for national attributes, and forms of participation in the UN. National attributes data provide information on the gross national product (GNP), United States' economic and military aids received, size of the armed forces, population size, number of physicians per 100 inhabitants, and school enrollment as a percentage of the population. Data on participation in the UN include the number of representatives from each nation in the UN, number of offices won, and resolutions and amendments passed.

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Study Description


Riggs, Robert E. African Participation in the United Nations, 1961-1965. ICPSR05516-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1998. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05516.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05516.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    economic aid, Gross National Product, international relations, memberships, military strength, participation, population size, United Nations

Geographic Coverage:    Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Global, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Togo, Tunisia

Time Period:   

  • 1961--1965

Universe:    A total of 25 African member nations of the United Nations in the period 1961-1965.

Data Type(s):    administrative records data, aggregate data, survey data


Data Source:

United Nations publications


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-07-02

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