What is Conference of Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA)?
Conference of Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) meaning
| established – proposed 5 October 1992; established 14 September 1999|
aim – promoting a multi-national forum for enhancing cooperation towards promoting peace, security, and stability in Asia
members – (23 and the Palestine Liberation Organization) Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cambodia, China, Egypt, India, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, South Korea, Russia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and the Palestine Liberation Organization
observers – (13) Bangladesh, Indonesia, Japan, League of Arab States, Malaysia, OSCE, Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic Speaking Countries, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, UN, US
reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html