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A member state is a state that is a member of an international organisation
International organization
An intergovernmental organization, sometimes rendered as an international governmental organization and both abbreviated as IGO, is an organization composed primarily of sovereign states , or of other intergovernmental organizations...

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The World Trade Organization
World Trade Organization
The World Trade Organization is an organization that intends to supervise and liberalize international trade. The organization officially commenced on January 1, 1995 under the Marrakech Agreement, replacing the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade , which commenced in 1948...

 (WTO) has members that are sovereign states
Sovereign state
A sovereign state, or simply, state, is a state with a defined territory on which it exercises internal and external sovereignty, a permanent population, a government, and the capacity to enter into relations with other sovereign states. It is also normally understood to be a state which is neither...

 and members that are not, thus WTO members are not called member states.

Worldwide

  • Member states of the United Nations | 193
  • Member states of UNESCO
    Member states of UNESCO
    , UNESCO members include 194 member states and 8 associate members. Some members have additional National Organizing Committees for some of their dependent territories. The associate members are non-independent states.-Member States:...

     | 193
  • Member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization
    Member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization
    The World Intellectual Property Organization is one of the 16 specialized agencies of the United Nations.WIPO currently has 184 member states,. 183 of the UN Members as well as the Holy See are Members of WIPO...

     | 184
  • Member states of the World Sports Alliance | 24
  • Member states of the League of Nations
    League of Nations members
    Between 1920 and 1946, a total of 63 countries became member states of the League of Nations. The Covenant forming the League of Nations was included in the Treaty of Versailles and came into force on 10 January 1920...

  • Interpol#Member states and sub-bureaus
  • International Hydrographic Organization#Member states
  • International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property#Member states
  • Alliance of Small Island States#AOSIS member states
  • Intersputnik#Member states
  • Venice Commission#Member states
  • International Monetary Fund#Member states

Worldwide - language related

  • Member states of the Arab League
    Member states of the Arab League
    The Arab League has 22 member states.The Arab League was founded in Cairo in 1945 by Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Transjordan , and Yemen...

     | 22
  • Member states of the Dutch Language Union | 3
  • Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations | 54
  • Member states of the Latin Union
    Member states of the Latin Union
    The Latin Union currently has member states from five continents. They are listed below by the Romance language that is most spoken there:-Spanish:-French:-Portuguese:-Italian:-Romanian:-Catalan:...

     | 36
  • Member states of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries
    Member states of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries
    The Community of Portuguese Language Countries has 8 member states. All have the Portuguese language as official language, and only one has a second language as additional official language....

     | 8
  • Member states of the International Organization of the Francophonie
    Member states of the International Organization of the Francophonie
    The official list of member states of the International Organization of the Francophonie is available at the .Mauritania's membership was suspended on August 26, 2008, pending democratic elections, after a military coup d'état.- List of member states :...

  • Organization of Ibero-American States#Member states

Worldwide - religion related

  • Member states of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference
    Member states of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference
    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has 57 member states.-Membership attempts: - India, which has the world's third largest Muslim population, has shown an interest in joining the OIC as an observer nation...

     | 57

Worldwide - commodity related

  • Member states of OPEC
    Member states of OPEC
    The OPEC has twelve member states: six in the Middle East, four in Africa, and two in South America.- List :-Former members:The United States was a de facto member during its formal occupation of Iraq via the Coalition Provisional Authority....

     | 12
  • Member states of CIP | 14

Restricted to a continent or larger region

  • Member states of the European Union | 27
  • Member states of the Council of Europe
    Member states of the Council of Europe
    The Council of Europe has 47 member states.The Council of Europe was founded on 5 May 1949 by Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Greece and Turkey joined three months later, and Iceland and Germany the next year...

     | 47
  • Member states of the Organization of American States
    Member states of the Organization of American States
    All 35 independent nations of the Americas are member states of the Organization of American States . Upon foundation on 5 May 1948 there were 21 members:Suspended between 1962–2009...

     | 35
  • Member states of the Union of South American Nations | 12
  • Member states of the African Union
    Member states of the African Union
    There are currently 54 member states of the African Union.A member state is any one of the 54 sovereign nation states that have acceded to the Organisation of African Unity since it was established on 25 May 1963, and South Sudan...

     | 53
  • Member states of ASEAN | 10
  • Member states of Mercosur
    Member states of Mercosur
    There are currently 4 member states of Mercosur, one additional is in process of becoming member and 5 other countries are associated members.-Full members: Argentina Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Venezuela...

     | 4
  • Member states of ALBA
    Member states of ALBA
    Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas has eight member states.When it was launched, ALBA had two member states, Venezuela and Cuba...

     | 8
  • Member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States | 11
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia#Member states | 14
  • Economic Cooperation Organization#Member states | 10
  • Association of Caribbean States#Member states | 25
  • Southern African Development Community#Member states | 14
  • Caribbean Meteorological Organisation
    Caribbean Meteorological Organisation
    In 1951 the British Caribbean Meteorological Service was established to promote and co-ordinate regional activities in the fields of meteorology and allied sciences, to provide support and advice to governments in dealing with issues of an international nature affecting weather and climate and to...

  • European Southern Observatory#Member states | 15
  • Council of the Baltic Sea States#Member states
  • Western European and Others Group#WEOG Member States
  • Eastern European Group#Members
  • Inter-American Development Bank#Member states | 48
  • Arctic Council#Member states | 8

Military

  • Member states of NATO | 28
  • Member states of the Chemical Weapons Convention | 195+
  • Central Powers#Member states