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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
FACT SHEET:  WHO BELONGS TO WHAT
MEMBERSHIP IN SELECTED INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
SEPTEMBER 12, 1994
PUBLISHED BY THE BUREAU OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS


FACT SHEET:   Who Belongs to What
(Membership in selected international organizations)


APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) 
participating economies
17 members:  Australia, Brunei, Canada, China, 
Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South 
Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New 
Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, United 
States


Arab League
21 members:  Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, 
Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, 
Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, 
Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab 
Emirates, Yemen


Arab Maghreb Union
5 members:  Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, 
Mauritania


ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
6 members:  Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, 
Philippines, Singapore, Thailand


Cairns Group (Named after a city in Australia where 
the group first met in August 1986.)
13 members: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, 
Chile, Colombia, Hungary, Indonesia, Malaysia, New 
Zealand, Philippines, Thailand, Uruguay


CARICOM (Caribbean Community and Common Market)
13 members:  Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, 
Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, 
Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St. 
Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad  and Tobago


CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States)
12 members:  Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, 
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, 
Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan


COCOM1 (Coordinating Committee for Multilateral 
Export Controls)
17 members:  Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, 
France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, 
Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, United 
Kingdom, United States

==========
1 COCOM was terminated March 31, 1994.  Former COCOM 
partners and cooperating countries are discussing 
the creation of a  new multilateral export control 
regime.
==========


Council of Baltic Sea States
10 members, plus EU Commission: Denmark, Estonia, 
Finland,  Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, 
Poland, Russia, Sweden


Council of Europe
32 members, plus EU Commission:  Austria, Belgium, 
Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, 
Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, 
Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, 
Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, 
Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, 
Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom


CSCE (Conference on Security and Cooperation in 
Europe)
52 participating states:  Albania, Armenia, Austria, 
Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, 
Belarus, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, 
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, 
Greece, the Holy See, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, 
Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, 
Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, 
Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, 
Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Slovakia, 
Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, 
Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, 
United States, Uzbekistan (Yugoslavia's 
participation is suspended.)


EU (European Union)
12 members:  Belgium, France, Denmark, Germany, 
Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, 
Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom


EFTA (European Free Trade Association)
7 members:  Austria, Finland, Iceland, 
Liechtenstein, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland


GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council)
6 members:  Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi 
Arabia, United Arab Emirates


Group of 5
5 members:  France, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom, 
United States


Group of 7
7 members, plus EU Commission:  Canada, France, 
Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States


NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
16 members:  Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, 
Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, 
Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, United 
Kingdom, United States


NACC (North Atlantic Cooperation Council)
38 members: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, 
Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, 
Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, 
Iceland, Italy, Kazakhstan,  Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, 
Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, 
Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, 
Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United 
Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan


Nordic Council
5 members:  Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, 
Sweden


OAPEC (Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting 
Countries)
11 members:  Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, 
Libya, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United 
Arab Emirates


OAS (Organization of American States)
35 members:  Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, The 
Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, 
Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba (participation 
suspended), Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, 
El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, 
Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, 
Paraguay, Peru, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. 
Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and 
Tobago, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela


OAU (Organization of African Unity)
53 members:  Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, 
Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central 
African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote 
d'lvoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, 
Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, 
Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, 
Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, 
Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, 
Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, 
Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, 
Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zaire, 
Zambia, Zimbabwe


OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and 
Development)
25 members:  Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, 
Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, 
Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, 
Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, 
Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United 
States


OIC (Organization of the Islamic Conference)
50 members:  Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, 
Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Brunei, 
Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros,  Djibouti, 
Egypt, Gabon, The  Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, 
Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, 
Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, 
Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, 
Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, 
Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, 
Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, 
Zanzibar*
(*Zanzibar is part of the United Republic of 
Tanzania)


OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries)
12 members:  Algeria, Gabon, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, 
Kuwait,  Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United 
Arab Emirates, Venezuela


WEU (Western European Union)
10 members:  Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, 
Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, 
United Kingdom  
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