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A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
CIA World Factbook - Azerbaijan
Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
EurasiaNet - Azerbaijan
EurasiaNet, an Open Society Institute resource, provides information and analysis about political, economic, environmental and social developments in the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus, as well as in Russia, the Middle East, and Southwest Asia.
- Azerbaijan Elections 2005
Information on the November 2005 elections.
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 Azerbaijan
Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme.
IAEA - Azerbaijan
Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
IEA - Azerbaijan
Country information, energy-related statistics, graphs and publications from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
ITC - Azerbaijan
Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
Library of Congress Country Study - Azerbaijan
This is a book-length report studying the history, social customs, and politics of the country from early times to the present.
NGOs in Azerbaijan
Listing of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from the Civil Society International.
OHCHR - Azerbaijan
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 - Azerbaijan
Provides summary, economic, social, and environmental statistics from the United Nations Statistics Division.
UNESCO Worldwide - Azerbaijan
Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
- UNESCO Communication & Information - Azerbaijan
Country profile, news and links to related projects and websites.
- UNESCO Institute for Statistics - Azerbaijan
A selection of national statistics on education, literacy, science and technology, culture, and communication. .
- UNESCO World Heritage - Azerbaijan
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 - Azerbaijan
Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
U.S. Department of Energy - Azerbaijan
Country analysis report from the Energy Information Administration for Azerbaijan.
U.S. Department of State - Background Note: Azerbaijan
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.
Constitutional Court of the Azerbaijan Republic
Milli Məclisi (in Azerbaijani only)
Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Azerbaijan
President of Azerbaijan
Supreme Court of Azerbaijan Republic
- International Area Studies Asia CU
Collection of databases from the University of Colorado covering Asia.
- International Area Studies Europe CU
Collection of databases from the University of Colorado covering Europe.
- International Area Studies General CU
Collection of general databases from the University of Colorado covering international issues.
- 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 "Azerbaijan" 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 "Azerbaijan" 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 Azerbaijan.
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 "Azerbaijan" as the search term.
Free database provides access to European Union treaties, legislation, case-law, parliamentary questions, legislative proposals, the Official Journal of the European Union, and the European Court Reports.
Statistical data and publications from the European Commission.
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 - Azerbaijan
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.
SESRIC Statistics Database
Searchable statistical database for member countries from the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), a subsidiary organ of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
Statistical Database System (SDBS) Online
SDBS is the the Asian Development Bank's central statistical database that stores macro-economic and social data of its developing member 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 - Azerbaijan
U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Azerbaijan.
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.
Databases of national health statistics and other data on the health situation in European countries.
Worldwide Incidents Tracking System (WITS)
WITS is the National Counterterrorism Center's database of terrorist incidents.
Projects, publications, and news about Azerbaijan and the ADB.
Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)
BSEC is a multilateral political and economic initiative aimed at fostering interaction and harmony among the Member States, as well as to ensure peace, stability and prosperity encouraging friendly and good-neighbourly relations in the Black Sea region. There are 11 member countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine.
Commonwealth of Independent States
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is an international alliance of the former Soviet Republic countries.
- Interstate Statistical Committee of CIS - Azerbaijan
Statistical indicators and geographical characteristics of each member state.
"Founded in 1949, the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals." There are 47 member states.
Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Washington, DC
Diplomatic representation of Azerbaijan in the United States.
Embassy of the United States in Baku, Azerbaijan
Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Azerbaijan.
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - Azerbaijan
Strategy, projects, fact sheet, and news about Azerbaijan and the EBRD.
EU's Relations with Azerbaijan
Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with Azerbaijan.
IMF - Republic of Azerbaijan
Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
Islamic Development Bank
"The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is a Multilateral Development Bank (MDB), established to foster the economic development and social progress of its member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries in accordance with the principles of Shari'ah (Islamic Law). There are 56 member countries (including Azerbaijan).
NATO Partnership for Peace Country
The Partnership for Peace (PfP) is a programme of practical bilateral cooperation between individual Partner countries and NATO. It allows Partner countries to build up an individual relationship with NATO, choosing their own priorities for cooperation. There are 23 partner countries (including Azerbaijan).
Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan to the United Nations
Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
ReliefWeb - Azerbaijan
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.
SESRIC - Republic of Azerbaijan
Socioeconomic statistics and information for member countries from the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), a subsidiary organ of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Select Azerbaijan from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Azerbaijan
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 - Azerbaijan
Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
United Nations in Azerbaijan
UN system in Azerbaijan.
USAID - Azerbaijan
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) economic and humanitarian assistance programs.
U.S. Department of State - Azerbaijan
U.S.-Azerbaijani relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
World Bank - Azerbaijan
World Bank data, projects, and research in Azerbaijan.
World Trade Organization - Azerbaijan (Observer Country)
Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for observer countries.
Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
WHO (World Health Organization)
- WHO - Azerbaijan
Information and statistics on the status of public health in Azerbaijan from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Official site of the World Health Organization Europe (WHO/Europe).
- Country Information - Azerbaijan
Information, programs, and statistics about countries in Europe.
Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
International Crisis Group - Azerbaijan
Reports, briefings, and analysis of violent conflicts and peace implementation in Azerbaijan.
NTI - Azerbaijan Profile
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.
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
The OSCE is responsible for post-conflict elections, human rights and regional military stabilization. There are 56 participating states (including Azerbaijan).
- OSCE Office in Baku
Country office in Azerbaijan.
Try these searches to see some of the resources in Chinook, the library catalog:
|Electronic Resources||Print and Electronic Resources|
|azerbaijan and econom*||azerbaijan and econom*|
|azerbaijan and histor*||azerbaijan and histor*|
|azerbaijan and politic*||azerbaijan and politic*|
(government publications only)
(government publications only)
The * replaces up to five characters in a word.
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