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Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos)

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Country Profiles

  • Australian Government - Laos
    Country profile, economic and trade information, and foreign relations from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
  • BBC News Profile - Laos
    A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
  • CIA World Factbook - Laos
    Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
  • FAO and Lao PDR
    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 Lao PDR
    Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme.
  • IAEA - Lao PDR
    Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
  • IEA - Southeast Asian (ASEAN)
    Regional information, energy-related statistics, graphs and publications from the International Energy Agency (IEA) on the ten countries of Southeast Asia (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) that constitute the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
  • IMF - Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
  • India Foreign Relations Brief - Lao PDR
    Country briefs from India's Ministry of External Affairs.
  • ITC - Lao PDR
    Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
  • Library of Congress Country Study - Laos
    This is a book-length report studying the history, social customs, and politics of the country from early times to the present.
  • OHCHR - Lao PDR
    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 - Lao PDR
    Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
  • United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Laos
    Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
  • UNdata - Lao PDR
    Provides summary, economic, social, and environmental statistics from the United Nations Statistics Division.
  • U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - Laos
    U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Laos.

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Articles and Databases

  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Declassified Documents
    Declassified information available from the FOIA Electronic Reading Room. Enter "Laos" as the search terms.
    • 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 "Laos" 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 Laos.
  • 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 "Laos" 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 - Laos
    News and reports related to human rights.
  • International Area Studies Asia CU
    Collection of databases from the University of Colorado covering Asia.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Worldwide Incidents Tracking System (WITS)
    WITS is the National Counterterrorism Center's database of terrorist incidents.

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Diplomatic Relations
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Peacekeeping and Military Information

  • Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Programme (UXO Lao)
    Lao PDR, per capita, is the most heavily bombed nation in the world. UXO Lao works on clearing unexploded ordnance, community awareness, survey activities, and training and capacity building.
  • Laos: 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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Resources in the Catalog
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