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Country Studies

World Fact Book and World Leaders from the CIA

Country Profiles from the BBC (Great Britain).

Country Studies from the US State Department (very up-to-date)

Country Studies from the Library of Congress (extensive, but dated - ca.1993) see its Country Profiles for more updated information.

UN Cyberschoolbus (information portal for students and teachers)

 

Regional Guides

Africa (UHS page for class projects on Africa)

The European Union (EU)

 

 

 NGOs (Non Governmental Organizations)

Amnesty International & Amnesty International Human Rights by Country,  ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross), Doctors Without Borders, Environmental Literacy Council

Cultural Profiles

Country Insights Cultural profiles from the Canadian government's department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Profiles from the Cultural Orientation Resource Center (a Washington, DC based nonprofit organization supported by the State Department)

Kwintessential ProfilesCulture, etiquette, customs and protocol guides from Kwintessential (a private translation company based in the UK)

 

UN and Governments

UN Homepage

Governments on the WWW

 

Country and Global Statistics

InfoNation from UN (compare countries in various categories)

Human Development Reports by Country quality of life statistics from UN

Women Watch: UN resources on women and gender

UNICEF economic and social statistics with particular reference to the well being on children.

Media, maps, travel and clocks

Front Pages from Newseum.org (International Newspapers)

ABYZ Newslinks (Worldwide media portal)

Maps from the CIA

Holt, Rinehart, & Winston Atlas (for a maplist click here)

National Geographic Maps

Travel Sites

Timeanddate.com (World Clock)

The Official US Time (and Map)

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