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Diplomatic Relations
Diplomacy, Programs and Aid

  • Delegation of the European Commission to Guatemala
    The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.
  • Embassy of the United States in Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Guatemala.
  • EU's Relations with Guatemala
    Overview, country strategy, agreements, and documents on the European Union's relations with Guatemala.
  • 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 Guatemala), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
  • Inter-American Development Bank and Guatemala
    Strategy, projects,and news about Guatemala and the IADB.
  • Permanent Mission of Guatemala to the Organization of American States
    "The OAS brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. The OAS is the region's principal multilateral forum for strengthening democracy, promoting human rights, and confronting shared problems such as poverty, terrorism, illegal drugs and corruption."
  • Permanent Mission of Guatemala to the United Nations
    Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
  • ReliefWeb - Guatemala
    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 Guatemala from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Guatemala (in Spanish 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 - Guatemala
    Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
  • USAID - Guatemala
    United States Agency for International Development (USAID) economic and humanitarian assistance programs in Guatemala.
  • U.S. Department of State - Guatemala
    U.S.-Guatemalan relations, diplomacy, and country background notes.
  • World Bank - Guatemala
    World Bank data, projects, and research in Guatemala.
  • World Food Programme - Guatemala
    The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger.
  • World Trade Organization - Guatemala
    Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.

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Health

  • PAHO/WHO
    Official site of the Pan American Health Organization, a regional office of the World Health Organization.   
  • UNAIDS - Guatemala
    Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
  • USAID Health: HIV/AIDS - Guatemala
    United States Agency for International Development (USAID) HIV/AIDS intervention program in Guatemala.
  • WHO - Guatemala
    Information and statistics on the status of public health in Guatemala from the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Peacekeeping and Military Information

  • Guatemala: Security Assistance
    Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
  • The Guatemalan Military: What the U.S. Files Reveal
    A report compiled by the National Security Archive.
  • 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."
  • United Nations Observer Group in Central America (ONUCA)
    November 1989-January 1992: "ONUCA was established in November 1989 to verify compliance by the Central American Governments (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua) with their undertakings to cease aid to irregular forces and insurrectionist movements in the region and not to allow their territory to be used for attacks on other States. In addition, ONUCA played a part in the voluntary demobilization of the Nicaraguan Resistance and monitored a ceasefire and the separation of forces agreed by the Nicaraguan parties as part of the demobilization process."
  • United Nations Verification Mission in Guatemala (MINUGUA)
    January 1997-May 1997: "The United Nations Verification Mission in Guatemala -- the peacekeeping mission within the larger civilian and humanitarian MINUGUA mission -- was established in January 1997 to verify the Agreement on the Definitive Ceasefire between the Government of Guatemala and the Unidad Revolucionaria Nacional Guatemalteca."

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