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Country profile, economic and trade information, and foreign relations from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
BBC News Profile - Argentina
A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
CIA World Factbook - Argentina
Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
FAO and Argentina
Information on economic and agricultural issues from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It also has a good selection of maps.
Human Development Report on Argentina
Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme.
IAEA - Argentina
Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
IEA - Argentina
Country information, energy-related statistics, graphs and publications from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
ITC - Argentina
Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
OHCHR - Argentina
Country background, treaties, reporting status, calendar of events and publications related to human rights from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR).
UNdata Country Profile - Argentina
Provides summary, economic, social, and environmental statistics from the United Nations Statistics Division.
UNESCO Worldwide - Argentina
Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
- UNESCO Institute for Statistics - Argentina
A selection of national statistics on education, literacy, science and technology, culture, and communication.
- UNESCO Montevideo ( in Spanish only)
Cluster Office to Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.
- UNESCO World Heritage - Argentina
Cultural and natural heritage properties and documents on the World Heritage List.
Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Argentina
Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
U.S. Commercial Service - Argentina
Country profile about doing business abroad by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.
U.S. Department of Energy - Argentina
Country energy profile for production, consumption, U.S. oil imports, and CO2 emissions.
U.S. Department of State - Background Note: Argentina
This resource provides background information on issues such as the economy, history, politics, and foreign relations. The State Department also provides access to annual reports on human rights and terrorism.
Government Portal (in Spanish; limited English and Portuguese)
Banco Central (in Spanish only)
Central Bank of Argentina
Congreso de la Nación (in Spanish only)
Corte Suprema de Justicicia de la Nación (in Spanish only)
Supreme Court of Justice
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores (in Spanish only)
Ministry of Foreign Relations
National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC)
A more complete site is available in Spanish)
Presidencia de la Nacin (in Spanish only)
- International Area Studies General CU
Collection of general databases from the University of Colorado covering international issues.
- International Area Studies Latin America CU
Collection of databases from the University of Colorado covering Latin America.
- International Area Studies Statistics CU
Collection of international statistics databases from the University of Colorado.
Declassified information available from the FOIA Electronic Reading Room. Enter "Argentina" as the search term.
- National Intelligence Council (NIC) Declassified Documents
Database of intelligence reports, National Intelligence Estimates, and other publications produced by the National Intelligence Council or its predecessor organizations, the Office of National Estimates and the Office of Reports and Estimates since 1946.
The Congressional Research Service (CRS), the research arm of Congress, prepares reports (usually under 20 pages long) on topics of interest to members of Congress. Enter "Argentina" as the search term.
Monthly bulletin of significant situations of conflict or potential conflict around the world.
Declassified Documents Reference System CU
Search this database to find declassified documents related to Argentina.
Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
Department of Defense Scientific and Technical Reports Collection provides access to citations to unclassified unlimited documents that have been entered into DTIC's Technical Reports (TR) Database, as well as the electronic full-text of many of these documents.
Digital National Security Archive CU
Database of primary declassified documents regarding critical U.S. policy decisions. Enter "Argentina" as the search term.
Facts on International Relations and Security Trends (FIRST)
An integrated database containing information on armed conflicts and peace keeping, arms production and trade, military expenditure, armed forces and weapons.
Global Legal Information Network (GLIN)
"Public database of official texts of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations."
Human Rights Watch - Argentina
News and reports related to human rights.
LexisNexis Academic Country & Region Reports CU
News, country briefings, and country risk guides. Filter by country or choose "Country & Region Reports" from publication type.
Regional Core Health Data Initiative Table Generator System from the Pan American Health Organization, a regional office of the World Health Organization. Provides national health statistics and other data on the health situation in the Caribbean and North, Central, and South American countries.
UNdata provides a single entry point allowing users to search and download numerous statistical resources of the United Nations System.
U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - Argentina
U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Argentina.
Contains data from the World Bank, including the World Development Indicators & Global Development Finance, Gender Statistics, Education Statistics, Health Nutrition and Population Statistics, African Development Indicators, Global Economic Monitor, and Millennium Development Goals. Users can select variables (some going as far back as 1960) to create customized tables, charts, maps, and reports.
Worldwide Incidents Tracking System (WITS)
WITS is the National Counterterrorism Center's database of terrorist incidents.
The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.
Embassy of Argentina in Washington, DC
Diplomatic representation of Argentina in the United States.
Embassy of the United States in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Argentina.
EU's Relations with Argentina
Overview, country strategy, agreements, and documents on the European Union's relations with Argentina.
Group of 15
The G-15, a summit level group of developing countries, facilitates national efforts for development and economic progress of member states. There are 18 member countries: Algeria, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe.
Group of Twenty (G-20)
The G-20 is a group of 19 of the world's largest economies and the European Union. The G-20 is an informal forum that promotes open and constructive discussion between industrial and emerging-market countries on key issues related to global economic stability.
G-77 at the United Nations
The Group of 77 is an intergovernmental organization of developing states in the UN. It provides the means for the countries of the South to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues within the United Nations system, and promote South-South cooperation for development. There are now 130 member states (including Argentina), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
IMF - Argentina
Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
Inter-American Development Bank and Argentina
Strategy, projects,and news about Argentina and the IADB.
Permanent Mission of Argentina to the Organization of American States
"The OAS brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. The OAS is the region's principal multilateral forum for strengthening democracy, promoting human rights, and confronting shared problems such as poverty, terrorism, illegal drugs and corruption."
ReliefWeb - Argentina
ReliefWeb, administered by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news, documents, maps, and background information on emergency assistance by country.
News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Select Argentina from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.
United Nations Development Programme Argentina (in Spanish only)
UNDP helps countries work toward human rights, democratic governance, poverty reduction, crisis prevention and recovery, energy and environment for sustainable development, and HIV/AIDS prevention.
United Nations Division for Sustainable Development - Argentina
Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
U.S. Department of State - Argentina
U.S.-Argentina relations, diplomacy, and country background notes.
- Background Notes - Argentina
Provides country background and foreign policy information for the American public from the Department of State's Bureau of Public Affairs.
World Bank data, projects, and research in Argentina.
World Trade Organization - Argentina
Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.
Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
WHO (World Health Organization)
- WHO - Argentina
Information and statistics on the status of public health in Argentina from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Official site of the Pan American Health Organization, a regional office of the World Health Organization.
- Country Health Profile - Argentina
Information, health situation analysis, and statistics about countries in the Americas.
Maps, agencies, military branches, nuclear capability, news, and references from GlobalSecurity.org.
Argentina: Security Assistance
Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
BBC News: The Battle over the Falklands
Site from BBC News about the dispute between Britain and Argentina over the ownership of the Falkland Islands.
Falkland Islands International Relations with Argentina
Site from the Falklands Islands Government about relations with Argentina after the 1982 invasion.
International Court of Justice (ICJ)
ICJ is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. ICJ "has a twofold role: to settle, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by States (Contentious cases ) and to give advisory opinions (Advisory proceedings) on legal questions referred to it by duly authorized United Nations organs and specialized agencies."
- 2006: Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay)
- 1955: Antarctica (United Kingdom v. Argentina)
Nuclear, biological, chemical and missile development programs, policies and activities from the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). NTI is non-profit organization with a mission to strengthen global security and fulfill the Non-Proliferation Treaty's goals and ambitions. NTI's members are from the United States, Russia, Japan, India, Pakistan, China, Jordan, Sweden, France and the United Kingdom.
Try these searches to see some of the resources in Chinook, the library catalog:
|Electronic Resources||Print and Electronic Resources|
|argentina and econom*||argentina and econom*|
|argentina and histor*||argentina and histor*|
|argentina and politic*||argentina and politic*|
The * replaces up to five characters in a word.
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