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Lists of Member States

List of the 193 Member States (and the 6 Associate Members) of UNESCO and the date on which they became Members (or Associate Members) of the Organization, as of October 2007 (in alphabetical order)


List of Member States and Associate State Members by region*
• Africa
• Arab States
• Asia and the Pacific
• Europe and North America
• Latin America and the Caribbean

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* Definition of regions with a view to the execution by the Organization of regional activities: In accordance with the resolutions adopted by the General Conference at its 13th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, 32nd and 33rd sessions (13 C/Resolution 5.91, 18 C/Resolution 46.1, 19 C/Reso lution 37.1,1 20 C/Resolution 37.1, 21 C/Resolution 39.2, 22 C/Resolution 46, 24 C/Resolution 50.2, 25 C/Resolution 48, 26 C/Resolution 35, 27 C/Reso lution 44, 28 C/Resolution 39, 29 C/Resolu tion 91, 30 C/Resolution 85, 31 C/Resolution 72, 32 C/Resolution 80 and 33 C/Resolution 94 respectively), the following are empowered to participate
in regional activities in which the representative character of states is
an important factor.

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