Group of 15 (G-15)

What is Group of 15 (G-15)?

Group of 15 (G-15) meaning

note – byproduct of the Nonaligned Movement; name persists despite increased membership


established – September 1989


aim – to promote economic cooperation among developing nations; to act as the main political organ for the Nonaligned Movement


members – (17) Algeria, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Venezuela, Zimbabwe



reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017.