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Table 8-2:
Membership Suspension across Five Regional Organizations (1991–2014)

From Chapter 8: When States Misbehave: Membership Suspension in International Organizations, by Heidi Hardt and Brent E. Sasley
In Accountability for Effectiveness in Global Governance
edited by John Kirton and Marina Larionova
available from Routledge, 2018

Organization Date suspended Target state Reason provided
Association of Southeast Asian Nations None None None
African Union 8/4/2005 Mauritania Coup d'état
African Union 8/9/2008 Mauritania Coup d'état
African Union 12/29/2008 Guinea Coup d'état
African Union 3/17/2009 Madagascar Unconstitutional change of government
African Union 2/19/2010 Niger Coup d'état
African Union 12/9/2010 Ivory Coast Leader clings to power
African Union 3/22/2012 Mali Coup d'état
African Union 4/17/2012 Guinea-Bissau Coup d'état
African Union 3/25/2013 Central African Republic Coup d'état
African Union 7/1/2013 Egypt Coup d'état
European Union None None None
League of Arab States 2/22/2011 Libya Leader clings to power
League of Arab States 11/12/2011 Syria Regime violence against civilians
Organization of American States 7/5/2009 Honduras Coup d'état

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