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International Information 

ECOLEX
A database on global environmental law including treaties, judicial decisions, policy literature and more from the UN Food and Agriculture, UN Environment Programme, and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature

Europa
Home page for the European Union.

Country Studies/Area Handbooks
Presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world. Published by the Library of Congress Research Division largely between 1988-98. Printed versions available in the library.

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Data, statistics, and publications such as the World Economic Outlook.
International Court of Justice
Judgements, advisory opinions and orders of the ICO.
Latin American Government Documents Archive
Contains copies of the website for approximately 300 government ministries and presidencies from 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries dating back to 2005.
Nations of the World
Links to worldwide official government websites providing country constitution, executive branch, legislative, judicial, and general information. From the Law Library of Congress and some websites available in native languages only.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Includes e-library of official texts and archives for NATO since its founding in 1949.
Parline Database
Contains information on the structure and working methods of 265 chambers in all of the 188 countries where a national legislature exists. From the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
United Nations
World Bank
Statistics, cross-country thematic research reports, and analysis on the global economy.
World Health Organization
News and publications related to health around the world, including disease outbreaks, traveller’s health, and the World Health Report.
World Trade Organization
Includes legal texts of agreements and information on issues covered by the agreements on international trade.

Statistical Sources

Eurostat EU
The statistical office of the European Union focusing on European Country data.

FAOSTAT
From the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to hunger, food and agriculture for approximately 245 countries and 35 regional areas from 1961-present.

ILO Bureau of Statistics
International labor statistics from the UN’s International Labour Organization.

International Statistical Agencies
List of statistical agencies by country linked from the U.S. Census website, websites in native languages of countries.

OECD Statistics Portal
Includes statistics newsletters, briefs, working papers, and datasets for OECD and selected non-member economies.

UN Data
Gateway to statistical information from databases of UN and member states.

 

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