Impact of the emergence of Asian and African Countries as independent nations :
- Afro-Asian Unity. The establishment of Afro-Asian Unity was due to the emergence of countries of Asia and Africa and independent nations. It aimed at sorting out mutually common problems of rehabilitation and reconstruction.
- Afro-Asian Conference at Bandung. The newly independent Asian and African countries came closer to each other for safeguarding their newly acquired independence. This led to Afro-Asian Conference at Bandung (Indonesia) in 1956. This was attended by 73 Asian and 6 African countries.
- Emergence of Non-Alignment Movement. It was another achievement of newly independent Afro-Asian countries. These non-aligned countries opposed the cold war and armament. The First Non-Aligned Countries’ summit was held at Belgrade. India played a significant role to form unity in Asia and Africa.
- Common Understanding on World Affairs was developed especially on the question of independence of nations which were under foreign rule and were struggling for independence.