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Countries and Regions
The African Union (AU) is a continental body consisting of the 55 member states that make up the countries of the African Continent.
Multilingual gateway to the European Union
Latin America Network Information Center: Political Science
From the University of Texas
Please note that as of July 2015, this page is no longer being actively updated or maintained. The page remains at this address as an archival and research resource.
CIA World Factbook
Provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Search foreign aid projects by donor, region, issue, loan amount; hosted by William and Mary, BYU, and Development Gateway
Humanitarian Response Index
Independent evaluation by DARA of crisis relief and development efforts by 23 primarily Western and Northern developed nations
International Development Association
The International Development Association (IDA) is the part of the World Bank that helps the world’s poorest countries. Overseen by 173 shareholder nations, IDA aims to reduce poverty by providing loans (called “credits”) and grants for programs that boost economic growth, reduce inequalities, and improve people’s living conditions.
United Nations Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG)
Part of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)
The Division's work provides analytical inputs for intergovernmental deliberations on sustainable development.
United States Agency for International Development
The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Their mission is to conduct in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level.
Searchable database produced by the conservative Heritage Foundation
Research Centers in International Relations on the Web
From the nonprofit, nonpartisan United States Institute of Peace
From the U.S. Senate website, this page includes links to digitized sections of two government documents available in print at Simpson Library: Presidential Vetoes, 1789-1976 (JK586 .P73x 1978) and Presidential Vetoes, 1977-1984 (JK586 .P731x 1985).
In many cases, beginning with President Eisenhower, the presidents' veto messages are linked as well.
C-SPAN Video Library
Video footage of government activities; browsable by topic, series, congressional committee, or bill
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