International organisations in Africa

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The following table lists the independent African states, and their memberships in selected organisations and treaties.

State_______(57)[1] GNI[2] [3] UN[4] AU [5] CEN-SAD[6] COMESA[7] SADC [8] ECOWAS[9] ECCAS[10] UEMOA[11] IGAD[12] CEMAC [13] WAMZ[14] EAC[15] SACU[16] AMU[17] MRU [18] CEPGL[19] LGA[20]
Algeria Algeria 4,450 DZD (د.ج) UN AU AMU
Angola Angola 3,940 AOA (Kz) UN AU x SADC ECCAS
Benin Benin 780 XOF (Fr) UN AU CEN-SAD ECOWAS UEMOA
Botswana Botswana 6,790 BWP (P) UN AU SADC SACU
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 550 XOF (Fr) UN AU CEN-SAD ECOWAS UEMOA LGA
Burundi Burundi 170 BIF (Fr) UN AU COMESA ECCAS EAC CEPGL
Cameroon Cameroon 1,180 XAF (Fr) UN AU ECCAS CEMAC
Cape Verde Cape Verde 3,270 CVE (Esc or $) UN AU ECOWAS
Central African Republic Central African Republic 470 XAF (Fr) UN AU CEN-SAD ECCAS CEMAC
Chad Chad 620 XAF (Fr) UN AU CEN-SAD ECCAS CEMAC
Comoros Comoros 750 KMF (Fr) UN AU CEN-SAD COMESA
Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo, Democratic Republic of the 180 CDF (Fr) UN AU COMESA SADC ECCAS CEPGL
Republic of the Congo Congo, Republic of the 2,150 XAF (Fr) UN AU ECOWAS ECCAS UEMOA CEMAC
Ivory Coast Côte d'Ivoire 1,160 XOF (Fr) UN AU CEN-SAD ECOWAS UEMOA MRU
Djibouti Djibouti 1,270 DJF (Fr) UN AU CEN-SAD COMESA IGAD
Egypt Egypt 2,440 EGP (£ or ج.م) UN AU CEN-SAD COMESA ECOWAS
Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 14,540 XAF (Fr) UN AU ECOWAS ECCAS CEMAC
Eritrea Eritrea 340 ERN (Nfk) UN AU CEN-SAD COMESA ECOWAS IGAD
Ethiopia Ethiopia 390 ETB (Br) UN AU COMESA IGAD
Gabon Gabon 7,740 XPF (Fr) UN AU ECCAS CEMAC
The Gambia Gambia, The 450 GMD (D) UN AU CEN-SAD ECOWAS WAMZ
Ghana Ghana 1,230 GHS (₵) UN AU CEN-SAD ECOWAS WAMZ
Guinea Guinea 400 GNF (Fr) UN AU CEN-SAD ECOWAS WAMZ MRU
Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 590 XOF (Fr) UN AU CEN-SAD ECOWAS UEMOA
Kenya Kenya 790 KES (Sh) UN AU CEN-SAD COMESA IGAD CEMAC EAC
Lesotho Lesotho 1,040 LSL (L) and ZAR (R) UN AU x SADC ECOWAS SACU
Liberia Liberia 200 LRD ($) UN AU CEN-SAD ECOWAS WAMZ MRU
Libya Libya 12,320 LYD (ل.د) UN AU CEN-SAD COMESA AMU
Madagascar Madagascar 430 MGA (Ar) UN AU COMESA SADC
Malawi Malawi 330 MWK (MK) UN AU COMESA SADC
Mali Mali 600 XOF (Fr) UN AU CEN-SAD ECOWAS UEMOA LGA
Mauritania Mauritania 1,030 MRO (UM) UN AU CEN-SAD x AMU
Mauritius Mauritius 7,750 MUR (Rs) UN AU COMESA SADC
Morocco Morocco 2,900 MAD (د.م.) UN CEN-SAD AMU
Mozambique Mozambique 440 MZN (MT) UN AU x SADC
Namibia Namibia 4,500 NAD ($) and ZAR (R) UN AU x SADC SACU
Niger Niger 370 XOF (Fr) UN AU CEN-SAD ECOWAS UEMOA LGA
Nigeria Nigeria 1,180 NGN (₦) UN AU CEN-SAD ECOWAS WAMZ
Rwanda Rwanda 520 RWF (Fr) UN AU COMESA EAC CEPGL
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic n/d DZD (د.ج) and MRO (UM) and MAD (د. م.) and (Ptas) AU
São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe 1,200 STD (Db) UN AU CEN-SAD ECCAS
Senegal Senegal 1,090 XOF (Fr) UN AU CEN-SAD COMESA ECOWAS UEMOA
Seychelles Seychelles 9,760 SCR (Rs) UN AU COMESA SADC
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 340 SLL (Le) UN AU CEN-SAD ECOWAS WAMZ MRU
Somalia Somalia n/d SOS (Sh) UN AU CEN-SAD IGAD Applied
Somaliland Somaliland n/d (Sh)
South Africa South Africa 6,090 ZAR (R) UN AU SADC ECOWAS SACU
South Sudan South Sudan n/d SSP (£) UN AU COMESA IGAD Applied
Sudan Sudan 1,270 SDG (£) UN AU CEN-SAD COMESA IGAD
Swaziland Swaziland 2,630 SZL (L) UN AU COMESA SADC SACU
Tanzania Tanzania 530 TZS (Sh) UN AU x SADC EAC
Togo Togo 490 XOF (Fr) UN AU CEN-SAD ECOWAS UEMOA
Tunisia Tunisia 4,060 TND (د.ت) UN AU CEN-SAD ECCAS AMU
Uganda Uganda 500 UGX (Sh) UN AU COMESA IGAD EAC
Zambia Zambia 1,070 ZMK (ZK) UN AU COMESA SADC
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 460 BWP (P) and GBP (£) and EUR (€) and ZAR (R) and USD ($) and ZWL ($) UN AU COMESA SADC
Euler diagram showing the relationships between various supranational African organisations.
  high income ($12,276 or more)
  higher middle income ($3,976 - $12,275)
  lower middle income ($1,006 - $3,975)
  low income ($1,005 or less)
  "Name of Organisation" (member states)
  x (former members)
  Applied (members that have applied to an organisation)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Only 57 sovereign states are listed, including Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Somaliland, and Azawad which are not UN members
  2. ^ Gross National Income, List of countries by GNI (nominal, Atlas method) per capita World Development Indicators database [1] , World Bank, , revised 17 October 2008 [2] GNI per capita 2008, Atlas method and PPP; Country classification - low income ($995 or less), lower middle income ($996 - $3,945) upper middle income ($3,946 to $12,195), high income ($12,196 or more)
  3. ^ The different currencies of Africa
  4. ^ The United Nations is a world-wide organisation with 193 members, see also; Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  5. ^ 54 Members of the African Union
  6. ^ Community of Sahel-Saharan States is numbering 28 out of 57 African countries.
  7. ^ The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa contains 19 of the 54 member states of the African Union.
  8. ^ The Southern Africa Development Community has 16 pof the 54 African Union members.
  9. ^ The Economic Community of West African States has 15 of the 54 members of the African Union.
  10. ^ The Economic Community of Central African States has 10 of the 54 members of the African Union.
  11. ^ The West African Economic and Monetary Union is an organization within the ECOWAS containing 8 members.
  12. ^ The Intergovernmental Authority on Development contains 8 African Union members.
  13. ^ The Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa is an organization within the ECCAS containing 6 of its members.
  14. ^ The West African Monetary Zone contains 6 of the 54 members of the African Union.
  15. ^ The East African Community contains 5 of the 54 African Union members.
  16. ^ The Southern African Customs Union contains 6 of the 54 African Union member states.
  17. ^ The Arab Maghreb Union contains 5 of the 57 countries in Africa.
  18. ^ The Mano River Union contains 4 members of the African Union.
  19. ^ The Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries contains 3 members of the African Union.
  20. ^ The Liptako–Gourma Authority contains 3 members of the African Union

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