Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation


Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
Map of the World showing the member states of the OIC.

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has 57 member states.

Member State Joined Notes
 Afghanistan 1969 Suspended 1980 - March 1989
 Algeria 1969
 Chad 1969
 Egypt 1969 Suspended May 1979 - March 1984
 Guinea 1969
 Indonesia 1969
 Iran 1969
 Jordan 1969
 Kuwait 1969
 Lebanon 1969
 Libya 1969
 Malaysia 1969
 Mali 1969
 Mauritania 1969
 Morocco 1969
 Niger 1969
 Pakistan 1969 Blocking India from membership
 Palestine[1] 1969[2]
 Saudi Arabia 1969
 Senegal 1969
 Sudan 1969
 Somalia 1969
 Tunisia 1969
 Turkey 1969
 Yemen 1969 From 1990 as Republic of Yemen united with People's Democratic Republic of Yemen
 Bahrain 1970
 Oman 1970
 Qatar 1970
 Syria 1970
 United Arab Emirates 1970
 Sierra Leone 1972
 Bangladesh 1974 Pakistan recognized it as 2nd summit's main issue inviting Mujib ur Rehman to Lahore.
 Gabon 1974
 Gambia 1974
 Guinea-Bissau 1974
 Uganda 1974
 Burkina Faso 1975
 Cameroon 1975
 Comoros 1976
 Iraq 1976
 Maldives 1976
 Djibouti 1978
 Benin 1982
 Brunei 1984
 Nigeria 1986
 Azerbaijan 1991
 Albania 1992
 Kyrgyzstan 1992
 Tajikistan 1992
 Turkmenistan 1992
 Mozambique 1994
 Kazakhstan 1995
 Uzbekistan 1995
 Suriname 1996
 Togo 1997
 Guyana 1998
 Côte d'Ivoire 2001
Suspended or Withdrawn
 Zanzibar 1993 Withdrew August 1993
Observer States
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1994
 Central African Republic 1997
 North Cyprus as 'Turkish Cypriot State' 1979[3] Designation changed in 2004[4]
 Thailand 1998
 Russia 2005
Observer Muslim Organisations and Communities
Moro National Liberation Front 1977 Blocking membership of the Philippines
Observer Islamic institutions
Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States 2000
Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation 2005
Observer International Organisations
League of Arab States 1975
United Nations 1976
Non-Aligned Movement 1977
Organisation of African Unity 1977
Economic Cooperation Organisation 1995

Membership attempts

References

  1. ^ The State of Palestine succeeded the seat of the Palestine Liberation Organization following the 1988 Palestinian Declaration of Independence.
  2. ^ OIC member states
  3. ^ OIC observers
  4. ^ The Turkish Cypriot community of Cyprus became an OIC “observer community” in 1979 under the name “Turkish Muslim community of Cyprus”. The 31st OIC Meeting of Foreign Ministers which met in Istanbul in June 2004, decided that the Turkish Cypriot Community (represented by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) will participate in the OIC meetings under the name envisaged in the Annan Plan for Cyprus (i.e. “Turkish Cypriot constituent state of the United Cyprus Republic” or Turkish Cypriot State in short). Cyprus and the Organization of Islamic Conferences
  5. ^ a b c d e f Applicants for OIC observer status
  6. ^ Mustafa El-Feki: http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2005/730/in1.htm An Indo-Arab blunder? Al-Ahram, February 17–23, 2005.
  7. ^ Observer status for India at OIC: King Abdullah Expressindia.com, January 22, 2006.
  8. ^ Pak disapproves Saudi king's comments on India's OIC entry Rediff News, January 23, 2006.
  9. ^ "RP nears observer status in OIC - DFA - INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos". Globalnation.inquirer.net. 2009-05-26. http://globalnation.inquirer.net/news/news/view/20090526-207265/RP-nears-observer-status-in-OIC----DFA. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  10. ^ "EZ2 Lotto Luzon | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online". Mb.com.ph. 2009-04-15. http://www.mb.com.ph/node/202546. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  11. ^ "RP closer to becoming observer-state in Organization of Islamic Conference | Home >> The Filipino Global Community >> Philippines". Philstar.com. 2009-05-29. http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=472375&publicationSubCategoryId=205. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  12. ^ "DFA: ‘Technicalities’ blocking RP bid for OIC observer status - Nation - GMA News Online - Latest Philippine News". Gmanews.tv. http://www.gmanews.tv/story/162925/DFA-Technicalities-blocking-RP-bid-for-OIC-observer-status. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 

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