- Tehran Times NAM coverage -
The 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit will be held in the Iranian capital, Tehran, from August 26 to 31. NAM is an international organization of states considering themselves not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc. NAM is the largest grouping of countries outside of the United Nations.
NAM member states represent nearly two-thirds of the United Nations' members and comprise 55% of the world population, particularly countries considered to be developing or part of the Third World. NAM is comprised of some 120 member states and 17 observer countries.