ESCAP Member Countries

ESCAP Member States and Associate Members

Member States (53)
Date of Admission
  • Afghanistan**
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh**
  • Bhutan**
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia**
  • China
  • Fiji
  • France
  • Georgia
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kiribati**
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
  • Korea (the Republic of)
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic(the)**
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Marshall Islands (the)
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar**
  • Nauru
  • Nepal**
  • Netherlands (the)
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines (the)
  • Russian Federation (the)***
  • Samoa**
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Islands**
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste**
  • Tonga
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu**
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
  • United States of America (the)
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu**
  • Viet Nam
  • 24 April 1953
  • 26 July 1994
  • 28 March 1947
  • 31 July 1992
  • 17 April 1973
  • 6 January 1972
  • 26 July 1985
  • 20 August 1954
  • 28 March 1947
  • 3 August 1979
  • 28 March 1947
  • 25 July 2000
  • 28 March 1947
  • 28 September 1950
  • 10 July 1958
  • 24 June 1954
  • 31 July 1992
  • 26 July 1991
  • 31 July 1992
  • 20 October 1954
  • 31 July 1992
  • 16 February 1955
  • 17 September 1957
  • 5 August 1976
  • 31 July 1992
  • 31 July 1992
  • 21 December 1961
  • 19 April 1948
  • 20 July 1971
  • 6 June 1955
  • 28 March 1947
  • 8 March 1948
  • 30 September 1947
  • 18 July 1996
  • 27 August 1976
  • 28 March 1947
  • 28 March 1947
  • 5 July 1963
  • 21 September 1965
  • 3 August 1979
  • 10 December 1954
  • 31 July 1992
  • 28 March 1947
  • 18 July 2003
  • 20 July 1971
  • 18 July 1996
  • 31 July 1992
  • 26 July 1985
  • 28 March 1947
  • 28 March 1947
  • 31 July 1992
  • 27 July 1984
  • 23 August 1954
Associate Members* (9)
Date of Admission
  • American Samoa
  • Cook Islands (the)
  • French Polynesia
  • Guam
  • Hong Kong, China****
  • Macao, China *****
  • New Caledonia
  • Niue
  • Northern Mariana Islands (the)
  • 28 July 1988
  • 11 July 1972
  • 31 July 1992
  • 24 July 1981
  • 25 November 1947
  • 26 July 1991
  • 31 July 1992
  • 3 August 1979
  • 22 July 1986

Notes:

* Not a member of the United Nations

** Least Developed Country

*** Continuation of membership of former USSR

**** Change of name from Hong Kong to Hong Kong, China (1 July 1997)

***** Change of name to Macau, China (20 December 1999) and further changed to Macao, China (4 February 2000)

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