Regional groups of Member States
|Burkina Faso||Ghana||Sao Tome and Principe|
|Central African Republic||Lesotho||Somalia|
|Democratic Republic of the Congo||Mali||Tunisia|
|Egypt||Mauritius||United Republic of Tanzania|
|Bahrain||Lao People's Democratic Republic||Saudi Arabia|
|Brunei Darussalam||Maldives||Sri Lanka|
|Cambodia||Marshall Islands||Syrian Arab Republic|
|China||Micronesia (Federated States of)||Tajikistan|
|Democratic People's Republic of Korea||Myanmar||Timor-Leste|
|Iran (Islamic Republic of)||Pakistan||Tuvalu|
|Iraq||Palau||United Arab Emirates|
|Japan||Papua New Guinea||Uzbekistan|
|Kiribati*||Republic of Korea||Yemen|
Eastern European States
|Albania||Estonia||Republic of Moldova|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Lithuania||Slovakia|
Latin American and Caribbean States
|Antigua and Barbuda||Dominica||Nicaragua|
|Belize||Grenada||Saint Kitts and Nevis|
|Bolivia (Plurinational State of)||Guatemala||Saint Lucia|
|Brazil||Guyana||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|
|Colombia||Honduras||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Cuba||Mexico||Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)|
Western European and other States
|France||Monaco||United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland|
|Germany||Netherlands||United States of America*|
In May 2000, Israel became a full member of the Group of Western European and other States on a temporary basis (subject to renewal), thereby enabling it to put forward candidates for election to various bodies of the General Assembly. In 2004, Israel obtained a permanent renewal to its membership.
As of 2010, Kiribati (geographically in Oceania) is not a member of any regional group, despite other Oceania nations belonging to the Group of Asia-Pacific States. Despite its membership in the United Nations, Kiribati has never delegated a permanent representative to the United Nations.
Turkey participates fully in both the Group of Western European and other States and the Group of Asia-Pacific States, but for electoral purposes is considered a member of the Group of Western European and other States only.
United States of America
The United States of America is not a member of any regional group, but attends meetings of the Group of Western European and other States as an observer and is considered to be a member of that group for electoral purposes.
Chairs of the Regional Groups are listed in the Journal of the United Nations.