Relations with Non-Member States

Former Member States of the 1971 Fund automatically have observer status with the 1992 Fund. In addition, the 1992 Fund Assembly has granted observer status to a number of States that have never been party to either Fund Convention. The following non-Member States have observer status with the 1992 Fund. Click on a State to view its country profile.

OBSERVER STATES OF THE 1992 FUND AND SUPPLEMENTARY FUND
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Indonesia
BrazilKuwait
ChileLebanon
GuyanaPakistan
EgyptPeru
GambiaSaudi Arabia
GuatemalaUkraine
GuyanaUnited States of America
Honduras

Relations with International Organisations

A number of interested intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations also have observer status with one or more of the Funds, enabling them to participate in discussions at meetings of the governing bodies. These are listed in the following table.

INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS GRANTED OBSERVER STATUS
Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (Helsinki Commission)
Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR)
European Commission
International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT)
International Maritime Organization (IMO)
Maritime Organisation of West and Central Africa (MOWCA)
Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC)
United Nations (UN)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS GRANTED OBSERVER STATUS
BIMCO
Cedre
Comité Maritime International (CMI)
Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR)
European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC)
Iberoamerican Maritime Law Institute (IIDM)
International Association of Classification Societies Ltd (IACS)
International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)
International Group of P&I Associations
International Salvage Union (ISU)
International Spill Control Organization (ISCO)
International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI)
ITOPF
INTERTANKO
Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF)
Sea Alarm Foundation (Sea Alarm)
World Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (WLPGA)

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