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Use the tabs below to find online resources about Equatorial Guinea 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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BBC News Profile - Equatorial Guinea
A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.

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

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

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

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

OHCHR - Equatorial Guinea
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).

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

UNdata - Equatorial Guinea
Provides summary, economic, social, and environmental statistics from the United Nations Statistics Division.

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

U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - Equatorial Guinea
U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Equatorial Guinea.

U.S. Commercial Service - West Africa
Regional profile about doing business in West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo) by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.

U.S. Department of Energy - Equatorial Guinea
Country energy profile for production, consumption, U.S. oil imports, and CO2 emissions.

U.S. Department of State - Background Note: Equatorial Guinea
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.
Official Website of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

The Constitution of Equatorial Guinea

Dirección General de Estadística y Cuentas Nacionales
(in Spanish only)
General Directorate of Statistics and National Accounts

Gobireno en el exilio de Guinea Ecuatorial (in Spanish only)
Government of Equatorial Guinea in Exile
Find Articles & More Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Declassified Documents
Declassified information available from the FOIA Electronic Reading Room. Enter "Equatorial Guinea" 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.
CrisisWatch Database
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 Equatorial Guinea.

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.

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 - Africa
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.

UNdata
UNdata provides a single entry point allowing users to search and download numerous statistical resources of the United Nations System.

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.
African Development Bank Group - Equatorial Guinea
Projects, strategy papers, and information about Equatorial Guinea and the ADB.

African Union
The main objectives of the AU are "to promote unity and solidarity among African States, to coordinate and intensify cooperation for development, to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Member States, and to promote international cooperation within the framework of the United Nations."

Embassy of the United States in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Equatorial Guinea.

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

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

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

IRIN Humanitarian Profile - Equatorial Guinea
IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks), part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news and analysis about sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia for the humanitarian community.

New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
NEPAD is a strategy for sustainable development and poverty reduction in Africa.

ReliefWeb - Equatorial Guinea
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.

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

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

U.S. Department of State - Equatorial Guinea
U.S.-Equatorial Guinean relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.

World Bank - Equatorial Guinea
World Bank data, projects, and research in Equatorial Guinea.
UNAIDS - Equatorial Guinea
Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.

WHO - Equatorial Guinea
Information and statistics on the status of public health in Equatorial Guinea from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Equatorial Guinea: Security Assistance
Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.

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."
The library collection contains numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on Equatorial Guinea.

 

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

 

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