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Country Profiles

  • BBC News Profile - Gabon
    A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
  • CIA World Factbook - Gabon
    Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
  • FAO and Gabon
    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 Gabon
    Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme.
  • IAEA - Gabon
    Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
  • IEA - Gabon
    Country information, energy-related statistics, graphs and publications from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
  • IMF - Gabon
    Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
  • ITC - Gabon
    Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
  • OHCHR - Gabon
    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 - Gabon
    Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
  • United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Gabon
    Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
  • UNdata - Gabon
    Provides summary, economic, social, and environmental statistics from the United Nations Statistics Division.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Gabon
    Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
  • U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - Gabon
    U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Gabon.
  • U.S. Commercial Service - Gabon
    Country profile about doing business abroad by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.
    • U.S. Commercial Service - West Africa
      Regional profile about doing business in West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, 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 - Gabon
    Country energy profile for production, consumption, U.S. oil imports, and CO2 emissions.

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Diplomatic Relations
Diplomacy, Programs and Aid

  • African Development Bank Group - Gabon
    Projects, strategy papers, and information about Gabon 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."
  • Delegation of the European Commission to Gabon (in French only)
    The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.
  • Embassy of the United States in Libreville, Gabon
    Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Gabon.
  • EU Relations with Gabon
    Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with Gabon.
  • 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 Gabon), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
  • IRIN Humanitarian Profile - Gabon
    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.
  • 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 Gabon).
  • New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
    NEPAD is a strategy for sustainable development and poverty reduction in Africa.
  • Permanent Mission of Gabon to the United Nations (in French only)
    Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
  • ReliefWeb - Gabon
    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 - Gabon
    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 Gabon from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Gabon (in French 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 - Gabon
    Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
  • U.S. Department of State - Gabon
    U.S.-Gabonese relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
  • World Bank - Gabon
    World Bank data, projects, and research in Gabon.
  • World Trade Organization - Gabon
    Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.

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Health

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Peacekeeping and Military Information

  • Gabon: Security Assistance
    Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
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