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- UN Member States on the Record
A new research tool which facilitates research on the work and actions of each Member State, and makes information more accessible and easier to find. Information avaailable for each Member State includes key documents related to its membership in the United Nations, statements made before the principal organs, draft resolutions sponsored, periodic reports submitted on human rights conventions, and more.
- United Nations Catalog (UNBISnet)
Catalogue of United Nations (UN) documents and publications indexed by the UN Library. Also included are commercial publications and other non-UN sources held in the collection of the Dag Hammarskjöld Library. The coverage of UNBISnet is from 1979 onward, however, older documents are being added. Provides the full text of many of the resources in the six official languages of the UN (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish). Also includes resolutions adopted by the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and the Security Council from 1946 onward.
- United Nations Index to Speeches
Citations to speeches made in the General Assembly beginning with its 38th session (1983-), the Security Council beginning with its 38th year (1983-), the Economic and Social Council beginning in 1983 and the Trusteeship Council beginning with its 15th special session (1982). Links to the full text of speeches are provided.
- United Nations Voting Records The voting records for all resolutions which were adopted - either without a vote or by roll-call or recorded vote - by the General Assembly beginning with its 38th session (1983-) and the Security Council beginning with its 1st year (1946-). Links to the full text of resolutions are provided.
- Access UN The premier index to United Nations documents including Official Records, masthead documents, draft resolutions, meeting records, UN Sales Publications, and the UN Treaty Series citations. Also included is thefull-text of several thousand UN documents
- Access UNDP United Nations Development Programme. Created in 1965, body responsible for ccordinating UN development-related work.
This database includes a variety of areas: Status of Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General ; United Nations Treaty Series; Texts of Recently Deposited Multilateral Treaties; Treaty Handbook, etc.
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CIA World Factbook
Library of Congress | Country Studies | Portals to the World
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
World Rulers from 1700 to present
Lijphart Elections Archive
The Lijphart Elections Archive, housed at the University of California, San Diego campus, is a research collection of district level election results for approximately 350 national legislative elections in 26 countries. The objective of the Archive is to systematically collect election statistics in as much detail as possible, including, as a minimum, the results at the level of the individual election districts in which votes are converted into seats. The Archive originally acquired print copies of the data and is now focusing on online data. The catalog of holdings details archive holdings of both print and online data as well as access to data when it can be freely disseminated. In addition the catalog links to other sources of online election data and information that can be found on the internet.
The United States' principal record of political and historical open source intelligence. The Daily Reports contain English translations of news gathered from foreign radio and television broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements. For post-1995 coverage, see World News Connection.
An extremely valuable research tool for anyone who needs to monitor non-U.S. media sources, the material in WNC is provided to the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS). Analysts from FBIS domestic and overseas bureaus monitor timely and pertinent open-source materials. Coverage is generally from 1995 to present. For earlier coverage, see Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports, 1974 - 1996.
A Foreign News Service from the U.S. Government; replaces FBIS from 1996-
An index to the FBIS Daily Reports issued by the U.S. Government covering political, economic, scientific, and cultural issues and events throughout the world. Translations of broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from nations around the world are the sources of this information
Statistics - Links to our international statistics page
- Links to our international statistics page
Foreign Governments Resources via University of Michigan
Foreign Government Sites via Northwestern