Member States (63)
* Affiliated Centre (42)
- The Government of Namibia has deposited its instrument of accession to the ICGEB Statutes with the Secretary-General of the United Nations in November 2012 and has become the 63rd Member State of ICGEB on 2 December 2012.
At the 18th session of the Board of Governors (16-18 November 2011), the request for Membership from the Governments of Ethiopia and Montenegro were accepted, bringing the total number of ICGEB Signatory Countries to 85.
- The latest Signatory Country of ICGEB to gain Affiliated Centre status was Romania; becoming the 40th Affiliated Centre of the ICGEB. Follow the direct Links to ICGEB Affiliated Centres, Networks and Liaison Officers from this site.
The Benefits of MembershipJoining ICGEB offers countries new opportunities to further their research activities through participation in research grant funding programmes and comprehensive training schemes.
In addition, it provides a unique intergovernmental forum where policy issues related to biosafety and technology transfer are discussed.