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Use the tabs below to find online resources about Cambodia from governmental and nongovernmental sources. Most of these sources are freely available to the public, but titles followed by a CU symbol are only accessible on campus or via VPN.

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

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

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

FAO and Cambodia
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 Cambodia
Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme.

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

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

Library of Congress Country Study - Cambodia
This is a book-length report studying the history, social customs, and politics of the country from early times to the present.

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

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

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

U.S. Department of Energy - Cambodia
Country analysis report from the Energy Information Administration on production and consumption of energy resources.

U.S. Department of State - Background Note: Cambodia
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.
Royal Government of Cambodia, Kingdom of Cambodia
Provides biographical information on the King and the Premier. This portal links to the Senate, National Assembly, Ministries, Administration, and Constitution. It also provides information on the history, art & culture, land & resource, population, economy, tourism, and embassies.<

King of Cambodia, Norodom Sihamoni
Links to the biography, history, and activities of the Cambodian Royal Family.

Ministry of Tourism
Links to cultural information, travel information, and tourism services.

National Archives

National Assembly
Provides information on Cambodian legislative activities.

National Institute of Statistics (NIS)

Find Articles & More Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Declassified Documents
Declassified information available from the FOIA Electronic Reading Room. Enter "Cambodia" 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 "Cambodia" as the search term.

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

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 "Cambodia" 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 - Cambodia
Country background, 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.

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

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.
Asian Development Bank - Cambodia
Projects, publications, and news about Cambodia and the ADB.

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

Delegation of the European Commission to the Kingdom of Cambodia
The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.

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

Embassy of the United States in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Cambodia.

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

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

ILO Office in Cambodia
International Labour Organization (ILO) country office for Cambodia.

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

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

Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the United Nations
Web site of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.

ReliefWeb - Cambodia
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 Cambodia from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia
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 - Cambodia
Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.

United Nations in Cambodia
UN Country Team comprises all UN agencies based in Cambodia.

USAID - Cambodia
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) economic and humanitarian assistance programs.

U.S. Department of State - Cambodia
U.S.-Cambodian relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.

World Bank - Cambodia
World Bank data, projects, and research in Cambodia.

World Food Programme - Cambodia
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger.

World Trade Organization - Cambodia
Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.
UNAIDS - Cambodia
Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.

USAID Health: HIV/AIDS - Cambodia
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) HIV/AIDS programs in Cambodia.

WHO (World Health Organization)
Cambodia: Security Assistance
Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.

Cambodian Genocide Program
The Genocide Program, a project of the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University's MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, studies events to learn as much as possible about the Cambodian genocide of 1975-1979, and to help determine who was responsible for the crimes of the Pol Pot regime. 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." International Crisis Group - Cambodia
Reports, briefings, and analysis of violent conflicts and peace implementation in Cambodia.

United Nations Advance Mission in Cambodia (UNAMIC)
October 1991-March 1992: "UNAMIC was established to assist the Cambodian parties to maintain their ceasefire during the period prior to the establishment of the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia(UNTAC), and to initiate mine-awareness training of civilian populations. Later, the mandate was enlarged to include training in mine-clearance and the initiation of a mine-clearance programme. The Mission and its functions were subsumed by UNTAC in March 1992."

United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC)
February 1992 to September 1993: "UNTAC was established to ensure implementation of the Agreements on the Comprehensive Political Settlement of the Cambodia Conflict, signed in Paris on 23 October 1991. The mandate included aspects relating to human rights, the organization and conduct of elections, military arrangements, civil administration, maintenance of law and order, repatriation and resettlement of refugees and displaced persons and rehabilitation of Cambodian infrastructure."
The library collection contains numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on Cambodia.


Try these searches to see some of the resources in Chinook, the library catalog:


Electronic Resources Print and Electronic Resources
cambodia and econom* cambodia and econom*
cambodia and histor* cambodia and histor*
cambodia and politic* cambodia and politic*
(government publications only)
(government publications only)

The * replaces up to five characters in a word.


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