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Brunei Darussalam

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APEC Individual Action Plan - Brunei
Report updated annually by each Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Member Economy recording its actions that help realize the APEC goal.

Australian Government - Brunei
Country profile, economic and trade information, and foreign relations from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

BBC News Profile - Brunei
A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.

CIA World Factbook - Brunei
Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.

Human Development Report on Brunei
Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme.

IAEA - Brunei
Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

IEA - Brunei
Country information, energy-related statistics, graphs and publications from the International Energy Agency (IEA).

ITC - Brunei
Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).

OHCHR - Brunei
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 - Brunei Darussalam
Provides summary, economic, social, and environmental statistics from the United Nations Statistics Division.

UNESCO Worldwide - Brunei Darussalam
Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States. United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Brunei
Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.

United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Brunei
Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.

U.S. Department of Energy - Brunei
Country analysis report from the Energy Information Administration.

U.S. Department of State - Background Note: Brunei
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.
Find Articles & More Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Declassified Documents
Declassified information available from the FOIA Electronic Reading Room. Enter "Brunei" as the search terms.
  • 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.
Crisis Group International Databases and Resources
Crisis Group provides analysis of violent conflicts and peace implementation.
  • CrisisWatch Database
    Monthly bulletin of significant situations of conflict or potential conflict around the world.
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports CU
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 "Brunei" as the search term.

Declassified Documents Reference System CU
Search this database to find declassified documents related to Brunei.

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 "Brunei" 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."

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).

UNdata
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 - Brunei
U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Brunei.

World dataBank
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.
Association of Southeast Asian Nations - Brunei Darussalam
ASEAN promotes regional economic growth, social progress, cultural development, and peace and stability.

Commonwealth of Nations - Brunei Darussalam
"The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding and world peace. The Commonwealth's 2 billion citizens, about 30 per cent of the world's population, are drawn from the broadest range of faiths, races, cultures and traditions."

Delegation of the European Commission to Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam
The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.

Embassy of Brunei Darussalam in Washington, DC
Diplomatic representation of Brunei in the United States.

Embassy of the United States in Brunei Darussalam
Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Brunei.

EU's Relations with Brunei
Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with Brunei.

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 Brunei Darussalam), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.

IMF - Brunei
Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.

India Foreign Relations Brief - Brunei
Country briefs from India's Ministry of External Affairs.

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 Brunei Darussalam).

Permanent Mission of Brunei Darussalam to the United Nations
Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.

ReliefWeb - Brunei Darussalam
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 - Brunei Darussalam
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).

UNHCR
News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Select Brunei from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.

United Nations Division for Sustainable Development - Brunei Darussalam
Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.

U.S. Department of State - Brunei
U.S.-Brunei relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
  • Background Notes - Brunei
    Provides country background and foreign policy information for the American public from the Department of State's Bureau of Public Affairs.
World Trade Organization - Brunei Darussalam
Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.
WHO (World Health Organization)
Mutual Assistance Programme (MAP)
Defense assistance from New Zealand for Brunei, Cook Islands, Malaysia, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa.

Security Assistance in East Asia and the Pacific
Information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
The library collection contains numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on Brunei Darussalam.

 

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