The GEF has 184 member countries. In the Instrument, GEF member countries are referred to as participants. In general terms there are developed and developing participants in the GEF. They are represented on the GEF Council by 32 constituencies (14 for developed countries, 16 for developing countries, and 2 for economies in transition) each one having a Council member and an alternate Council member. Representative of all member countries meet every four years during the GEF Assembly.

Participants Date of Participation
A  
Afghanistan 04/07/1994
Albania 05/06/1994
Algeria 05/13/1994
Angola 10/29/2009
Antigua & Barbuda 03/29/1994
Argentina 05/12/1994
Armenia 06/16/1994
Australia 06/27/1994
Austria 06/21/1994
Azerbaijan 07/24/1995
B  
Bahamas 04/19/1994
Bahrain 03/11/2020
Bangladesh 06/22/1994
Barbados 05/13/1994
Belarus 03/30/1994
Belgium 01/30/1995
Belize 04/29/1994
Benin 06/29/1994
Bhutan 12/12/1995
Bolivia 06/17/1994
Bosnia and Herzegovina 10/29/2001
Botswana 07/12/1994
Brazil 06/13/1994
Bulgaria 03/22/1994
Burkina Faso 08/24/1994
Burundi 03/30/1998
C  
Cambodia 01/31/1995
Cameroon 10/31/1994
Canada 07/06/1994
Cabo Verde 07/18/1994
Central African Republic 03/23/1995
Chad 07/27/1994
Chile 07/01/1994
China 05/16/1994
Colombia 06/28/1994
Comoros 09/05/1995
Congo, Dem. Republic of 02/06/1997
Congo, Republic of 09/22/1995
Cook Islands 05/06/1994
Costa Rica 05/19/1994
Côte d'Ivoire 06/24/1994
Croatia, Republic of 03/04/1994
Cuba 04/04/1994
Czech Republic 06/30/1994
D  
Denmark 06/09/1994
Djibouti 05/24/1994
Dominica 06/08/1994
Dominican Republic 04/21/1994
E  
Ecuador 06/23/1994
Egypt 06/08/1994
El Salvador 05/20/1994
Equatorial Guinea 06/12/2003
Eritrea 12/27/1995
Estonia 05/12/1994
Eswatini 5/16/1994
Ethiopia 10/27/1994
F  
Fiji 05/10/1994
Finland 06/09/1994
France 06/20/1994
G  
Gabon 03/20/1998
Gambia 08/16/1994
Georgia 07/08/1994
Germany 06/23/1994
Ghana 01/16/1997
Greece 05/11/1994
Grenada 04/20/1994
Guatemala 05/20/1994
Guinea 10/17/1994
Guinea - Bissau 05/02/1995
Guyana 05/12/1994
H  
Haiti 05/10/1994
Honduras 09/06/1994
Hungary 06/22/1994
I  
India 05/12/1994
Indonesia 06/29/1994
Iran (I.R.) 05/25/1994
Iraq 02/03/2010
Ireland 06/14/1994
Israel 03/19/1995
Italy 06/28/1994
J  
Jamaica 06/29/1994
Japan 06/27/1994
Jordan 05/10/1994
K  
Kazakhstan 03/30/1998
Kenya 05/25/1994
Kiribati 05/10/1994
Korea (D.P.R.) 05/06/1994
Korea (Rep.) 05/03/1994
Kosovo 03/11/2010
Kuwait 06/05/2010
Kyrgyzstan 01/09/1997
L  
Lao (P.D.R.) 08/02/1994
Latvia 06/27/1994
Lebanon 07/21/1994
Lesotho 06/29/1994
Liberia 12/05/2000
Libya 12/13/1994
Lithuania 05/13/1994
Luxembourg 04/28/1995
M  
Madagascar 07/14/1994
Malawi 02/23/1996
Malaysia 05/04/1994
Maldives 08/25/1994
Mali 07/04/1994
Malta 07/27/1994
Marshall Islands 04/15/1994
Mauritania 05/08/1994
Mauritius 07/04/1994
Mexico 05/17/1994
Micronesia (F.S.) 04/26/1994
Moldova 10/27/1995
Mongolia 04/14/1994
Montenegro 08/25/2006
Morocco 06/29/1994
Mozambique 12/27/1995
Myanmar 05/13/1994
N  
Namibia 04/30/2001
Nauru 05/05/1994
Nepal 08/10/1994
Netherlands 06/20/1994
New Zealand 05/18/1994
Nicaragua 05/19/1994
Niger 08/23/1994
Nigeria 07/12/1994
Niue 05/04/1994
North Macedonia 07/07/1994
Norway 07/01/1994
P  
Pakistan 04/08/1994
Palau, Republic of 10/12/1998
Panama 04/07/1994
Papua New Guinea 05/06/1994
Paraguay 02/15/1995
Peru 06/14/1994
Philippines 06/16/1994
Poland 04/18/1994
Portugal 06/17/1994
R  
Romania 07/29/1994
Russian Federation 06/23/1994
Rwanda 06/11/2002
S  
Saint Lucia 03/31/1994
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines 05/04/1994
Samoa 03/28/1994
Sao Tome and Principe 06/07/2002
Senegal 04/07/1994
Serbia 09/16/2001
Seychelles, Republic of 09/20/2001
Sierra Leone 09/06/1994
Slovak Republic 11/01/1994
Slovenia 07/12/1994
Solomon Islands 04/16/1994
South Africa 07/06/1994
South Sudan 04/25/2013
Somalia 04/11/2007
Spain 06/09/1994
Sri Lanka 05/26/1994
St. Kitts and Nevis 07/25/1994
Sudan 06/14/1994
Suriname 05/12/1994
Sweden 06/28/1994
Switzerland 07/01/1994
Syria 04/15/1996
T  
Tajikistan 10/01/1999
Tanzania 03/26/1996
Thailand 06/30/1994
Timor-Leste (Democratic Republic of) 10/06/2003
Togo 07/21/1994
Tonga 05/04/1994
Trinidad and Tobago 05/19/1994
Tunisia 05/13/1994
Turkey 07/06/1994
Turkmenistan 05/29/1997
Tuvalu 05/03/1994
U  
Uganda 06/28/1994
Ukraine 06/15/1994
United Kingdom 06/13/1994
United States 06/24/1994
Uruguay 04/22/1994
Uzbekistan 04/05/1995
V  
Vanuatu 05/19/1994
Venezuela, Republica Bolivariana de 07/01/1994
Vietnam 05/12/1994
Y  
Yemen 03/30/1994
Z  
Zambia 06/13/1994
Zimbabwe 07/07/1994