Somalia has a rich and friendly history with many countries around the globe. Somalia was a founding member of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in 1969. Since 1960, Somalia was active in the in international forums and is strongly committed an maintains to bilateral and multilateral cooperation with many countries around the world.
The Federal Republic of Somalia is apart of many international organizations such as the United Nations, African Union, and the Arab League. Other membership include African Development Bank, International Civil Aviation Organization, International Finance Corporation, World Federation of Trade Unions, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Intergovernmental Authority on Development, and World Meteorological Organization.