The maximum size of the non-member delegations will vary according to the type of delegation and the need to be represented in a particular committee, council or sub-commission because of agenda items affecting these delegations. 

 

Non-member delegates will be assigned to a particular forum, normally on the basis of one delegate per forum, and may only participate in another forum, Security Council or the ICJ, at the express invitation of the President or Chair of the forum concerned.

Non-member states / Official observers (OOs)

Delegations Max. Permitted Assignments
African Union 15 GA1, GA2, GA3, GA5, GA6; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
European Union 15 GA1, GA2, GA3, GA4, GA6; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
Holy See 12 GA1, GA2, GA3, GA6; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
ICRC 9 GA1, GA2, GA3; ECOSOC (2); EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2
League of Arab States 15 GA1, GA2, GA3, GA4, GA6; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
Palestine 14 GA1, GA2, GA3, GA4; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
     

Spokesmen / Lobbyist for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)

Delegations Max. Permitted Assignments
Amnesty International 10 GA1, GA2, GA3, GA6; ECOSOC (2); HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
Greenpeace 4 SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2;
Human Rights Watch 11 GA2, GA3, GA6; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
     

Specialist spokesmen for UN Organisations ans Specialised Agencies

Delegations Max. Permitted Assignments
ECA (Commission for Africa) 15 GA1, GA2, GA3, GA4, GA5; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
ECE (Commission for Europe) 15 GA1, GA2, GA3, GA4, GA5; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
ECLAC (Latin America, Caribbean) 13 GA2, GA3, GA5; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
ESA (Economic & Social Affairs) 12 GA2, GA3; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
ESCAP (Com. For Asia, Pacific) 15 GA1, GA2, GA3, GA4, GA5; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
ESCWA (Com. for Western Asia) 14 GA1, GA2, GA3, GA4; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
FAO (Food and Agriculture) 4 GA2; SDC2; EC1, EC2
IFAD (Agricultural Fund) 6 GA2, GA3; SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2
ILO (International Labour Org.) 9 GA2, GA3; ECOSOC (2); SDC1; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
IMF (Monetary Fund) 5 GA2; ECOSOC (2); SP1, SP2
IMO (int. Maritime Org.) 4 ECOSOC (2); EC1, EC2
INTERPOL (Police) 8 GA1, GA2, GA3; ECOSOC (2); HR1, HR2; SP1
IOM (Int. Org. for Migration) 7 GA1, GA3, GA4; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
OCHA (Humanitarian Affairs) 8 GA2, GA3; ECOSOC (2); HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
UNCTAD (Trade and Development) 5 GA2; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2
UNDEF (Democracy Fund) 10 GA1, GA2, GA3, GA4; ECOSOC (2); HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
UNDP (Development) 13 GA2, GA3, GA4; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
UNEP (Environment) 5 GA2; SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2
UNESCO (Education, Sciences, Culture) 11 GA1, GA2, GA3; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
UNFPA (Population Fund) 13 GA2, GA3, GA5; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
UN-Habitat 9 GA2, GA3; SDC2; EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
UNHCHR (Human Rights) 11 GA2, GA3, GA6; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
UNHCR (Refugees) 9 GA2, GA3, GA4; ECOSOC (2); EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2;
UNICEF (Children's Fund) 10 GA2, GA3; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
UNIDO (Industrial Development) 5 GA2; ECOSOC (2); EC1, EC2
UNODC (Drugs & Crime) 6 GA2, GA3, GA6; ECOSOC (2); HR2
UN-Water (Fund for Water) 3 GA2; EC1, EC2
UN-Women (Fund for Women) 10 GA2, GA3; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
UNWTO (Tourism) 8 GA2; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2; EC1, EC2; SP1
World Bank 13 GA2, GA3, GA4; ECOSOC (2); SDC1, SDC2;  EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2; SP1, SP2
WHO (World Health Organisation) 8 GA2, GA3; ECOSOC (2); EC1, EC2; HR1, HR2
WTO (World Trade Organisation) 3 GA2; SDC2; SP2