Conference of Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA)

proposed 5 October 1992; established 14 September 1999

promoting a multi-national forum for enhancing cooperation towards promoting peace, security, and stability in Asia

members - (25 and the Palestine Liberation Organization) Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Egypt, India, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Qatar, South Korea, Russia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and the Palestine Liberation Organization

observers - (14) Belarus, Indonesia, International Organization for Migration, Japan, Laos, League of Arab States, Malaysia, OSCE, Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic Speaking Countries, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, UN, US