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Guinean Government Information
- BBC News Profile - Guinea-Bissau
A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
- CIA World Factbook - Guinea-Bissau
Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
- FAO and Guinea-Bissau
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 Guinea-Bissau
Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme.
- IAEA - Guinea-Bissau
Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
- IMF - Guinea-Bissau
Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
- ITC - Guinea-Bissau
Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
- OHCHR - Guinea-Bissau
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 - Guinea-Bissau
Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
- UNESCO Institute for Statistics - Guinea-Bissau
A selection of national statistics on education, literacy, science and technology, culture, and communication.
- UNESCO Office Dakar
Cluster Office representing UNESCO in Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Senegal, and Sierra Leone.
- UNESCO World Heritage - Guinea-Bissau
Cultural and natural heritage properties and documents on the World Heritage List.
- UNESCO Institute for Statistics - Guinea-Bissau
- United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Guinea-Bissau
Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
- UNdata - Guinea-Bissau
Provides summary, economic, social, and environmental statistics from the United Nations Statistics Division.
- United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Guinea-Bissau
Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
- United Nations Statistics Division: National Accounts - Guinea-Bissau
"Statistics database contains a complete and consistent set of time series from 1970 onwards of main national accounts aggregates for all UN Members States and all other countries and areas in the world."
- U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - Guinea-Bissau
U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Guinea-Bissau.
- 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 - Guinea-Bissau
Country analysis report from the Energy Information Administration on production and consumption of energy resources.
- Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Declassified Documents
Declassified information available from the FOIA Electronic Reading Room. Enter "Guinea-Bissau" 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.
- National Intelligence Council (NIC) Declassified Documents
- 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 "Guinea-Bissau" 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 Guinea-Bissau.
- 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. Use "Guinea-Bissau" as the search term.
- Digital National Security Archive CU
Database of primary declassified documents regarding critical U.S. policy decisions. Use "Guinea-Bissau" 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 - Guinea-Bissau
News and reports related to human rights.
- International Area Studies Africa/Middle East CU
Collection of databases from the University of Colorado covering Africa and the Middle East.
- International Area Studies General CU
Collection of general databases from the University of Colorado covering international issues.
- International Area Studies Statistics CU
Collection of international statistics databases from the University of Colorado.
- LexisNexis Academic Country & Region Reports CU
News, country briefings, and country risk guides. Filter by country or choose "Country & Region Reports" from publication type.
- SESRTCIC Statistics Database
Searchable statistical database for member countries from the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRTCIC), a subsidiary organ of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
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.
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Diplomacy, Programs and Aid
- African Development Bank Group - Guinea-Bissau
Projects, strategy papers, and information about Guinea-Bissau 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."
- EU Relations with Guinea-Bissau
Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with Guinea-Bissau.
- 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 Guinea-Bissau), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
- IRIN Humanitarian Profile - Guinea-Bissau
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 Guinea-Bissau).
- New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
NEPAD is a strategy for sustainable development and poverty reduction in Africa.
- ReliefWeb - Guinea-Bissau
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.
- SESRTCIC - Guinea-Bissau
Socioeconomic statistics and information for member countries from the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRTCIC), a subsidiary organ of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Select Guinea-Bissau from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.
- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Guinea-Bissau
(in Portuguese 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 - Guinea-Bissau
Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
- USAID - West Africa
USAID Assistance in Western Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Male, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo).
- U.S. Department of State - Guinea-Bissau
U.S.-Guinea-Bissau relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
- World Bank - Guinea-Bissau
World Bank data, projects, and research in Guinea-Bissau.
- World Food Programme - Guinea-Bissau
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger.
- World Trade Organization - Guinea-Bissau
Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.
- UNAIDS - Guinea-Bissau
Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
- WHO - Guinea-Bissau
Information and statistics on the status of public health in Guinea-Bissau from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Official site of the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa
- Guinea-Bissau: 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."
Resources in the Catalog
- The Library Catalog, Chinook
There are numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on Guinea-Bissau available in the collection.
Try these searches to see some of the resources in Chinook, the library catalog:
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