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Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands,
Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, UK, US
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Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)
note - also known as OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
address - AEN/NEA, Le Seine St. Germain, 12 Boulevard des Iles,
F-92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
telephone - [33] (1) 45 24 10 10
FAX - [33] (1) 45 24 11 10
established - 1 February 1958
aim - to promote the peaceful uses of nuclear energy; associated with
OECD
members - (27) Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic,
Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland,
Italy, Japan, South Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway,
Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, US
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Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)
note - also known as the London Suppliers Group or the London Group
address - c/o Permanent Mission of Japan to the International
Organizations in Vienna, Andromeda Tower, 23rd floor, Donau City
Strasse 6, A-1220 Vienna, Austria
telephone - [43] (1) 260 6300
FAX - [43] (1) 263 6749
established - NA 1974
effective - NA 1975
aim - to establish guidelines for exports of nuclear materials,
processing equipment for uranium enrichment, and technical information
to countries of proliferation concern and regions of conflict and
instability
members - (35) Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil,
Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany,
Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Latvia,
Luxembourg, Netherlands, NZ, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania,
Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine,
UK, US
observer - (1) European Commission (a policy-planning body for the EU)
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Organismo para la Proscripcion de las Armas Nucleares en la America
Latina y el Caribe (OPANAL)
see Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and
the Caribbean (OPANAL)
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Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
address - 2 Rue Andre Pascal, F-75775 Paris CEDEX 16, France
telephone - [33] (1) 45 24 82 00
FAX - [33] (1) 45 24 85 00, 45 24 81 76, 45 24 18 15
established - 14 December 1960
effective - 30 September 1961
aim - to promote economic cooperation and development
members - (29) Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic,
Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland,
Italy, Japan, South Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, NZ,
Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, US
special member - (1) EU
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Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
note - formerly the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
(CSCE) established 3 July 1975
address - Karntner Ring 5-7, A-1010 Vienna, Austria
telephone - [43] (1) 514 36-190
FAX - [43] (1) 514 36-96
established - 1 January 1995
aim - to foster the implementation of human rights, fundamental
freedoms, democracy, and the rule of law; to act as an instrument of
early warning, conflict prevention and crisis management; and to serve
as a framework for conventional arms control and confidence building
measures
members - (55) Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan,
Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia,
Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia,
Germany, Greece, Holy See, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy,
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg,
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco,
Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino,
Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey,
Turkmenistan, Ukraine, UK, US, Uzbekistan, Yugoslavia (suspended)
partners for cooperation - (8) Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Japan, Jordan,
South Korea, Morocco, Tunisia
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Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
address - Johan de Wittlaan 32, NL-2517 JR The Hague, Netherlands
telephone - [31] (70) 416 33 00
FAX - [31] (70) 360 09 44
established - 29 April 1997
aim - to enforce the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development,
Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their
Destruction; to provide a forum for consultation and cooperation among
the signatories of the Convention
members - (169) Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia,
Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh,
Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina,
Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi,
Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic,
Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the
Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire,
Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica,
Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia,
Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Germany,
Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana,
Haiti, Holy See, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran,
Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya,
South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia,
Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia,
Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius,
Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia,
Morocco, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, NZ, Nicaragua, Niger,
Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay,
Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda,
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,
Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia and Montenegro,
Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa,
Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland,
Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia,
Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, UAE, UK, US, Uruguay,
Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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Organization of African Unity (OAU)
address - P. O. Box 3243, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
telephone - [251] (1) 517700
FAX - [251] (1) 512622, 517844
established - 25 May 1963
aim - to promote unity and cooperation among African states
members - (54) Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso,
Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad,
Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cote
d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia,
Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho,
Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius,
Morocco (temporarily suspended), Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria,
Rwanda, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Sao Tome and Principe,
Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan,
Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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Organization of American States (OAS)
address - corner of 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20006, US
telephone - [1] (202) 458 3000
FAX - [1] (202) 458 3967
established - 14 April 1890 as the International Union of American
Republics; 30 April 1948 adopted present charter
effective - 13 December 1951
aim - to promote regional peace and security as well as economic and
social development
members - (35) Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, The Bahamas, Barbados,
Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba
(excluded from formal participation since 1962), Dominica, Dominican
Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti,
Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint
Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,
Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, US, Uruguay, Venezuela
observers - (45) Algeria, Angola, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and
Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt,
Equatorial Guinea, EU, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Holy
See, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea,
Latvia, Lebanon, Morocco, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal,
Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland,
Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, UK, Yemen
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Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC)
address - P. O. Box 20501, Safat 13066, Kuwait
telephone - [965] 4844500
FAX - [965] 4815747
established - 9 January 1968
aim - to promote cooperation in the petroleum industry
members - (10) Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Qatar,
Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE
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Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)
address - OECS, P. O. Box 179, Morne Fortune, Castries, Saint Lucia
telephone - [1] (758) 45 22537, 45 22538
FAX - [1] (758) 45 31628
established - 18 June 1981
effective - 4 July 1981
aim - to promote political, economic, and defense cooperation
members - (7) Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat,
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
associate members - (2) Anguilla, British Virgin Islands
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Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
address - Obere Donaustrasse 93, A-1020 Vienna, Austria
telephone - [43] (1) 21 11 20
FAX - [43] (1) 216 43 20
established - 14 September 1960
aim - to coordinate petroleum policies
members - (11) Algeria, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria,
Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Venezuela
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Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)
address - 6 km Makkah Al-Mukarramah Road, P. O. Box 178, Jeddah 21411,
Saudi Arabia
telephone - [966] (2) 680-0800
FAX - [966] (2) 687-6568
established - 22-25 September 1969
aim - to promote Islamic solidarity in economic, social, cultural, and
political affairs
members - (52 plus the Palestine Liberation Organization) 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,
Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives,
Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar,
Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Syria,
Tajikistan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, UAE, Yemen,
Palestine Liberation Organization
observers - (4) Bosnia and Herzegovina, Central African Republic, Moro
National Liberation Front of the Philippines, "Turkish Republic of
Northern Cyprus"
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Pacific Community
note - formerly known as the South Pacific Commission (SPC)
address - BP D5, 98848 Noumea CEDEX, New Caledonia
telephone - [687] 26 20 00
FAX - [687] 26 38 18
established - 6 February 1947
effective - 29 July 1948
aim - to promote regional cooperation in economic and social matters
members - (26) American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, France,
French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States
of Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, NZ, Niue, Northern Mariana
Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Solomon
Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, US, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna
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Paris Club
see Group of 10
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Partnership for Peace (PFP)
address - NATO Office of Information and Press, B-1110 Brussels,
Belgium
telephone - [32] (2) 728 44 15
FAX - [32] (2) 728 45 79
established - 10-11 January 1994
aim - to expand and intensify political and military cooperation
throughout Europe, increase stability, diminish threats to peace, and
build relationships by promoting the spirit of practical cooperation
and commitment to democratic principles that underpin NATO; program
under the auspices of NATO
members - (27) Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Hungary,
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, The Former Yugoslav
Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia,
Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
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Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
address - Peace Palace, Carnegieplein 2, NL-2517 KJ The Hague,
Netherlands
telephone - [31] (70) 302 42 42
FAX - [31] (70) 302 41 67
established - 29 July 1899
aim - to facilitate the settlement of international disputes
members - (86) Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium,
Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada,
Chile, China, Colombia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark,
Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Fiji,
Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras,
Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan,
Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta,
Mauritius, Mexico, Netherlands, NZ, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway,
Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia,
Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri
Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand,
Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, UK, US, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zaire, Zimbabwe
_________________________________________________________________

Population Commission
see Commission on Population and Development
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Rio Group (RG)
note - formerly known as Grupo de los Ocho, established in December
1986
address - Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Edificio AYFRA, Piso
10, Pdte Franco y Ayolas, Asuncion, Paraguay
telephone - [595] (21) 448409, 493872
FAX - [595] (21) 450911, 493910
established - NA 1988
aim - to consult on regional Latin American issues
members - (12) Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador,
Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
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Second World
another term for the traditionally Marxist-Leninist states of the USSR
and Eastern Europe, with authoritarian governments and command
economies based on the Soviet model; the term is fading from use; see
centrally planned economies
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Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)
see Pacific Community
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Sistema Economico Latinoamericana (SELA)
see Latin American Economic System (LAES)
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Social Commission
see Commission for Social Development
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socialist countries

in general, countries in which the government owns and plans the use
of the major factors of production; note - the term is sometimes used
incorrectly as a synonym for communist countries
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South
a popular term for the poorer, less industrialized countries generally
located south of the developed countries; the counterpart of the
North; see less developed countries (LDCs)
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South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
address - P. O. Box 4222, Kathmandu, Nepal
telephone - [977] (1) 221785, 226350, 221792, 228029
FAX - [977] (1) 227033, 223991
established - 8 December 1985
aim - to promote economic, social, and cultural cooperation
members - (7) Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan,
Sri Lanka
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South Pacific Commission (SPC)
see Pacific Community (SPC)
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South Pacific Forum (SPF)
address - c/o Forum Secretariat, Ratu Sukuna Road, Private Mail Bag,
Suva, Fiji
telephone - [679] 312 600, 303 106
FAX - [679] 301 102, 305 573
established - 5 August 1971
aim - to promote regional cooperation in political matters
members - (16) Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall
Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, NZ, Niue, Palau, Papua
New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
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South Pacific Regional Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement
(Sparteca)
address - c/o forum Secretariat, Ratu Sukuna Road GPO Box 856, Suva,
Fiji
telephone - [679] 312 600, 303 106
FAX - [679] 302 204
established - NA 1981
aim - to redress unequal trade relationships of Australia and New
Zealand with small island economies in the Pacific region
members - (16) Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall
Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, NZ, Niue, Palau, Papua
New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
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Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
address - Director of Customs and Excise, Ministry of Finance, Private
Bag 13295, Windhoek, Namibia
established - 11 December 1969
aim - to promote free trade and cooperation in customs matters
members - (5) Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland
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Southern African Development Community (SADC)
note - evolved from the Southern African Development Coordination
Conference (SADCC)
address - Private Bag 0095, Gaborone, Botswana
telephone - [267] (31) 351863, 351864, 351865
FAX - [267] (31) 372848
established - 17 August 1992
aim - to promote regional economic development and integration
members - (14) Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo,
Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South
Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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Southern Cone Common Market (Mercosur) or Southern Common Market
note - also known as Mercado Comun del Cono Sur (Mercosur)
address - Rincon 575 Piso 12, 11000 Montevideo, Uruguay
telephone - [598] (2) 9164590
FAX - [598] (2) 9164591
established - 26 March 1991
aim - to increase regional economic cooperation
members - (4) Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
associate member - (2) Bolivia, Chile
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Statistical Commission
address - Statistics Division, Department of Economic and Social
Affairs, United Nations, DC-2 Building, Room 2963, New York, NY 10017,
US
telephone - [1] (212) 963 1234
FAX - [1] (212) 963 9851
established - 21 June 1946
aim - to deal with development and standardization of national
statistics of interest to the UN, as part of the Economic and Social
Council organization
members - (24) selected on a rotating basis from all regions
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Third World
another term for the less developed countries; the term is
obsolescent; see less developed countries (LDCs)
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underdeveloped countries

refers to those less developed countries with the potential for
above-average economic growth; see less developed countries (LDCs)
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undeveloped countries

refers to those extremely poor less developed countries (LDCs) with
little prospect for economic growth; see least developed countries
(LLDCs)
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Union Douaniere et Economique de l'Afrique Centrale (UDEAC)
see Central African Customs and Economic Union (UDEAC)
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United Nations (UN)
address - United Nations, New York, NY 10017, US
telephone - [1] (212) 963 1234
FAX - [1] (212) 963 4879
established - 26 June 1945
effective - 24 October 1945
aim - to maintain international peace and security and to promote
cooperation involving economic, social, cultural, and humanitarian
problems
members - (187 excluding Yugoslavia) Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria,
Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia,
Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados,
Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and
Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma,
Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African
Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic
of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire,
Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica,
Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea,
Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, The Gambia,
Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea,
Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India,
Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan,
Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, North Korea, South Korea, Kuwait,
Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya,
Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Former Yugoslav Republic of
Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta,
Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Federated States of
Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia,
Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, NZ, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway,
Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru,
Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint
Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa,
San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles,
Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia,
South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden,
Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and
Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, UAE, UK, US,
Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Yugoslavia
(suspended), Zambia, Zimbabwe; note - all UN members are represented
in the General Assembly; Tuvalu will become a member in 2000
observers - (2 plus the Palestine Liberation Organization) Holy See,
Switzerland, Palestine Liberation Organization
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United Nations Angola Verification Mission (UNAVEM III)
successor to original UNAVEM and UNAVEM II; established 20 December
1988; renewed for third time 8 February 1995; aim was to assist the
parties in restoring peace and achieving national reconciliation in
Angola on the basis of the Peace Accords, the Lusaka Protocol, and
relevant Security Council resolutions; established by the UN Security
Council; members Bangladesh, Brazil, Bulgaria, Egypt, Fiji,
Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, India, Jordan, Mongolia, Mali, Morocco,
Netherlands, Nigeria, Portugal, Sweden, Tanzania, Uruguay, Zambia,
Zimbabwe; disbanded 30 June 1997
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United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda (UNAMIR)
established 5 October 1993 to support and provide safe conditions for
displaced persons and human rights monitors, and to assist in training
a new national police force; established by the UN Security Council;
members were Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Canada, Chad,
Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Fiji, Germany, Ghana, Guinea,
Guinea-Bissau, India, Jordan, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan,
Russia, Senegal, Switzerland, Tunisia, Uruguay, Zambia, Zimbabwe;
terminated 8 March 1996
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United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)



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