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Member States List

The Organization has 193 Members and 11 Associate Members.

Membership of UNESCO is governed by Articles II and XV of the Constitution and by rules 98 to 101 of the Rules of Procedure of the General Conference. Membership of the United Nations carries with it the right to membership of UNESCO. States that are not members of United Nations may be admitted to UNESCO, upon recommendation of the Executive Board, by a two-thirds majority vote of the General Conference.

Territories or groups of territories that are not responsible for the conduct of their international relations may be admitted as Associate Members. Their admission and their rights and obligations are determined by the General Conference (see 6C/Resolution 41.2 and Basic Texts).

Most Member States have established Permanent Delegations to UNESCO which, headed by Ambassadors, undertake liaison between the Organization and their governments.

All Member States have established a National Commission for UNESCO. The UNESCO National Commissions are national cooperating bodies set up by the Member States for the purpose of associating their governmental and non-governmental bodies with the work of the Organization.

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Bahamas

ISO Code: BS

Joined Unesco: 23/04/1981

Bahreïn

ISO Code: BH

Joined Unesco: 18/01/1972

Bangladesh

ISO Code: BD

Joined Unesco: 27/10/1972

Barbade

ISO Code: BB

Joined Unesco: 24/10/1968

Bélarus

ISO Code: BY

Joined Unesco: 12/05/1954

Belgique

ISO Code: BE

Joined Unesco: 29/11/1946

Belize

ISO Code: BZ

Joined Unesco: 10/05/1982

Bénin

ISO Code: BJ

Joined Unesco: 18/10/1960

Bhoutan

ISO Code: BT

Joined Unesco: 13/04/1982

Bolivie (État plurinational de)

ISO Code: BO

Joined Unesco: 13/11/1946

Bosnie-Herzégovine

ISO Code: BA

Joined Unesco: 02/06/1993

Botswana

ISO Code: BW

Joined Unesco: 16/01/1980

Associate member list

Anguilla

ISO Code: AI

Joined Unesco: 05/11/2013

Aruba

ISO Code: AW

Joined Unesco: 20/10/1987

Curaçao

ISO Code: CW

Joined Unesco: 25/10/2011

Îles Caïmanes

ISO Code: KY

Joined Unesco: 30/10/1999

îles Féroé

ISO Code: FO

Joined Unesco: 12/10/2009

Îles Vierges britanniques

ISO Code: VG

Joined Unesco: 24/11/1983

Macao, Chine

ISO Code: MO

Joined Unesco: 25/10/1995

Montserrat

ISO Code: MS

Joined Unesco: 03/11/2015

Nouvelle-Calédonie

ISO Code: NC

Joined Unesco: 30/10/2017

Saint-Martin (partie néerlandaise)

ISO Code: SX

Joined Unesco: 25/10/2011

Tokélaou

ISO Code: TK

Joined Unesco: 15/10/2001