Moldova was admitted to the UN on 2 March 1992, and is a member of the ECE, IAEA, ICAO, ILO, OSCE, IMF, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UPU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO and the World Bank. A member of the CIS, the country is also applying for membership in other international organizations. The United States opened its embassy in the capital city on 18 March 1992. Moldova joined NATO's Partnership for Peace on 16 March 1994. It is also a member of the Council of Europe.