International Web Resources

Foreign/International Government Resources

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Background Information:

 Palm DeviceBackground Notes (U.S. Dept. of State)
Country Studies (Library of Congress)
County Commercial Guides (U.S. Dept. of State)
Country Reports on Economic Practices and Trade Policies
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices(archived reports)
Country Reports on Terrorism
Global Gateway: World Culture & Resources (Library of Congress) including Portals to the World
U.S. Dept. of State: Countries - includes information on passports, visas, travel tips, embassies and consulates.
World Factbook (CIA) (see catalog record for print copies)


Information by Subject:

 World ContinentsForeign Governments Resources (University of Colorado)
Foreign Government Information at UC Berkeley
Strategies for Locating Foreign Government Information (International Government/Comparative Politics - Univ. of Penn.)
ALA-GODORT Topical Guides: International Documents – meta site for guides



Image of a graphInternational Database (U.S. Census Bureau)
Eurostat (EU)
 GeoHive: Global Statistics
IMF (International Monetary Fund) Data & Statistics
Lexis/Nexis Statistical (UM only)
UNdata (UN Economic & Social Development)
UN Statistical Databases
World Bank : Key Development Data & Statistics
International Statistics Sources (University of Florida)
Statistical Agencies (International by Country) (U.S. Census Bureau)


Foreign Governments:

 World FlagsForeign Governments List (Northwestern University)
Portals to the World (Library of Congress)
World Leaders (CIA)
Yahoo’s Directory of National Governments


International Organizations:

Image of EarthIGO’s and NGO’s (definitions, links, etc. Northwestern University) 
EU (European Union)
European Union Internet Resources (UC Berkeley)
FAO (Food & Agriculture Organization)
 IMF (International Monetary Fund)
NAFTA (North American Free Trade Assn.)
NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
OAS (Organization of American States)
OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development)
OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)
WHO (World Health Organization)
World Bank
WTO (World Trade Organization)


United Nations:

UN logoOfficial United Nations Home Page
Alphabetic Index to UN website
UNdata (statistical database)
UN Documentation Research Guide
UN Library Network
United National Scholars Workstation at Yale

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