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

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

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

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

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

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

NGOs in Georgia
Listing of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from the Civil Society International.

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

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

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

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

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

U.S. Department of State - Background Note: Georgia
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 "Georgia" 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.
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 "Georgia" as the search term.

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 Georgia.

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 "Georgia" as the search term.

EUR-Lex
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.

Eurostat
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 - Georgia
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
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.

WHO/Europe Databases
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.
Asian Development Bank - Georgia
Projects, publications, and news about Georgia 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. Council of Europe and Georgia
"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.

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

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

Embassy of the United States in Georgia
Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Georgia.

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - Georgia
Strategy, projects, fact sheet, and news about Georgia and the EBRD.

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

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

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 Georgia).

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

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

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Georgia
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 - Georgia

Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.

United Nations Country Team in Georgia
UN system in Georgia.

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

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

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

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

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

WHO - Georgia
Information and statistics on the status of public health in Georgia from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Georgia Military Guide
Maps, agencies, military branches, nuclear capability, news, and references from GlobalSecurity.org.

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

NTI - Georgia 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 Georgia).

United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG)
August 1993-2009: "UNOMIG was established in August 1993 to verify compliance with the ceasefire agreement between the Government of Georgia and the Abkhaz authorities in Georgia. UNOMIG's mandate was expanded following the signing by the parties of the 1994 Agreement on a Ceasefire and Separation of Forces. UNOMIG came to an end in June 2009 due to a lack of consensus among Security Council members on mandate extension."
The library collection contains numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on Georgia.

 

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

 

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Georgia (Republic) and histor* Georgia (Republic) and histor*
Georgia (Republic) and politic* Georgia (Republic) and politic*
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