Membership in International Organizations

Nigeria belongs to the following international organizations: Africa, Caribbean, and Pacific Groups of States; African Development Bank; African Union; Commonwealth; Economic Community of West African States; Food and Agriculture Organization; Group of 15; Group of 24; Group of 77; International Atomic Energy Agency; International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank); International Chamber of commerce; International civil Aviation Organization; International Conference of free trade unions; International criminal court; International Criminal Police Organization; International development Association; International Finance cooperation; International Fund for Agricultural development; International Hydrographic Organization; International Labour Organization; International Olympic committee; International Maritime Organization; International Monetary Fund; International Organization for Migration; International Organization for standardization; International Red Cross and Red crescent Movement; International Telecommunication Union; Multilateral investment geographic agency; Nonaligned Movement; Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons; Organization of the Islamic conference; Organization for the Petroleum Exporting Countries; United Nations; Universal Postal Union; World customs Organization; World Federation Of Trade Unions; World Health Organization; World Intellectual Property Organization; World meteorological organization; World Tourism Organization; World Trade Organization.

Major International Treaties

Nigeria is a party to the following nonproliferation agreements: Biological weapons convention, chemical weapons convention, nuclear nonproliferation treaty, and partial ban test treaty. Regarding the environment, Nigeria is a party to the following agreements: Biodiversity, Climate change, desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Kyoto Protocol, Law of the Sea, Marine dumping, Marine Life conservation, Ozone Layer Protection, and wetlands. Shortly after September 11 2001,Nigeria ratified a Mutual legal Assistance treaty with the United States. The treaty, whose ratification has been held up for twelve years, includes provisions for cooperation on anticrime, anti-drug and counter-terrorism initiatives.