List taken from all the member states of the United Nations
Afghanistan - The ongoing conflict involving the ANDSF (Afghan National Defence and Security Force) and the Taliban (and other insurgents) has forced 88,481 to leave their homes since the beginning of the year 2017.
Albania – national elections 18th June 2017. Opposition parties led by the Democratic Party will not be participating until the current Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama steps down.
Algeria - Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the current President of Algeria has been in power since 1999. Born in 1937. In 2014, he ran for a fourth term as President and won, extending his Presidency another five years. Ill health has surrounded his recent years. Opponents to the 2014 election dismissed the result as unfair and fraudulent.
Andorra - Not a member of the European Union, but uses the Euro as currency. Bordered by Spain and France. Country a monarchy ruled by two chief of states named Co-Prince: the President of France and a Roman Catholic bishop in Spain.
Angola - José Eduardo dos Santos became President of Angolia in 1979 is still in charge today. Dos Santos said he will not run for a new term as President in the scheduled elections in August 2017.
Antigua and Barbuda - The Antigua and Barbuda ambassador to the Organisation of American States (OAS) in its meeting in May 2017 warned members to refrain against "the politics of exclusion". He said that each member state has a right to have a voice and be consulted on issues, and not to have the self-interest of a few imposed on them.
Member states of the OAS are: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States of America, Uruguay, and Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Grenada ,Suriname ,Dominica (Commonwealth of), Saint Lucia ,Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ,The Bahamas (Commonwealth of); St. Kitts & Nevis , Canada, Belize, Guyana
Argentina - Centre-right President of Argentina since late 2015 on a four year term is Mauricio Macri. He was the former Mayor of Buenos Aires. Macri's Foreign Minister is Susana Malcorra, who previously served as Under-Secretary-General for Field Support at the United Nations and the Chief Operating Officer of the World Food Programme (WFP).
Armenia - According to an Azerbaijan news outlet, as of May 2017, Armenia's armed forces have again violated the ceasefire as agreed in the Bishkek Protocol, which continues the ongoing fighting in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is an ethnic and territorial dispute between Azerbaijian and Armenia, beginning in 1988 and ongoing to the present day. It has caused full-scale war and many deaths.
Mikhail Chernov, an expert at Russia’s Center of Strategic Conjuncture has said that the Americans are not interested in resolving the conflict, as Armenia is the link to the Middle East for Russia and the transport corridor to Iran.
Australia - As of May 2017, Australia's Foreign Minister is Julie Bishop, Australia's first female in the role. First studying law at the University of Adelaide, she then moved on to study a management program at Harvard University, then began working for the law firm Clayton Utz, where she became partner and then managing partner.
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Central African Republic
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gambia (Republic of The)
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Micronesia (Federated States of)
Papua New Guinea
Republic of Korea
Republic of Moldova
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Syrian Arab Republic
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Republic of Tanzania
United States of America
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of