International Government Information Online
These publications include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
CountryWatch and CountryWatch Data– Current and historical economic, health, demographic, human development, and environmental information along with ten years of data.
Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) and Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs)
A-Z List of International Governmental Organizations
A list from Vanderbilt University providing links to the websites of many IGOs.
Many of the UN’s publications are available on its website.
UN Official Document Search
This database provides access to many full-text publications of the United Nations from 1993 to the present.
The UN’s catalog of publications since 1979.
A comprehensive listing of the United Nation’s many databases.