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Peruvian Government Information
- Government Portal (in Spanish)
This is the portal to government information and agencies for Peru.
- Central Bank of Peru (in Spanish)
- Congress of the Republic (in Spanish)
- Peruvian Parliament (in Spanish)
- President and Vice President (in Spanish)
- Statistics Office (in Spanish)
- An Introduction to Peru This site provides links to information on the history of Peru and tourism information in Spanish. From the Commission on the Promotion of Peru for Export and Tourism.
- Peru Tourism Bureau (Spanish and English versions available)
- APEC Individual Action Plan - Peru
Report updated annually by each Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Member Economy recording its actions that help realize the APEC goal.
- Australian Government - Peru
Country profile, economic and trade information, and foreign relations from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
- BBC News Profile - Peru
A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
- CIA World Factbook - Peru
Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
- FAO and Peru
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 Peru
Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme. Country factsheet is also available.
- IAEA - Peru
Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
- IEA - Peru
Country information, energy-related statistics, graphs and publications from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
- IMF - Peru
Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
- ITC - Peru
Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
- Library of Congress - Peru
Country portal and resources compiled by the Library of Congress subject experts. Currently offline for content review.
- OHCHR - Peru
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 - Peru
Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
- UNESCO Communication & Information - Peru
Country profile, news and links to related projects and websites.
- UNESCO Education Worldwide - Peru
Education statistics, publications, plans, ministries, and news for Member States.
- UNESCO Institute for Statistics - Peru
A selection of national statistics on education, literacy, science and technology, culture, and communication.
- UNESCO Peru (in Spanish only)
Field Office to Peru.
- UNESCO Quito (in Spanish only)
Cluster Office to Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.
- UNESCO World Heritage - Peru
Cultural and natural heritage properties and documents on the World Heritage List.
- UNESCO Communication & Information - Peru
- UNFPA - Peru (in Spanish only)
"The United Nations Population Fund ( UNFPA) supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect."
- United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Peru
Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
- United Nations Country @ a Glance - Peru
Country overview, news, economy, environment, health and technology from the United Nations Cyberschoolbus.
- United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Peru
Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
- United Nations Statistics Division: National Accounts - Peru
"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 - Peru
U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Peru.
- U.S. Commercial Service - Peru
Country profile about doing business abroad by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.
- U.S. Department of Energy - Peru
Country analysis briefs on energy consumption and exports.
- Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Declassified Documents
Declassified information available from the FOIA Electronic Reading Room. Enter "Peru" 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
- Crisis Group International Databases and Resources
Crisis Group provides analysis of violent conflicts and peace implementation.
- CRS Reports - Congressional 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 "Peru" as the search term. See OpenCRS for alternate access to some CRS reports.
- Declassified Documents Reference System CU
Search this database to find declassified documents related to Peru.
- 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.
- 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 - Peru
News and reports related to human rights.
- International Area Studies General CU
Collection of general databases from the University of Colorado covering international issues.
- International Area Studies Latin America CU
Collection of databases from the University of Colorado covering Latin America.
- 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.
- NationMaster: Peru
An altered presentation of data gathered from the CIA World Factbook.
- PAHO/WHO Databases
Regional Core Health Data Initiative Table Generator System from the Pan American Health Organization, a regional office of the World Health Organization. Provides national health statistics and other data on the health situation in the Caribbean and North, Central, and South American countries.
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. The WITS database coverage spans 2004 through 2010.
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Diplomacy, Programs and Aid
- Delegation of the European Commission to Peru (in Spanish only)
The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.
- Diplomacy Monitor (St. Thomas University School of Law)
Indexes current government news releases and other documents on diplomatic issues. Browse for documents by topic or documents issued by or affecting a particular nation.
- Embassy of Peru in Washington, DC
Diplomatic representation of Peru in the United States.
- Embassy of the United States in Lima, Peru
Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Peru.
- EU's Relations with Peru
Overview, country strategy, agreements, and documents on the European Union's relations with Peru.
- 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 Peru), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
- Inter-American Development Bank and Peru
Strategy, projects,and news about Peru and the IADB.
- Permanent Mission of Peru 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 Peru to the United Nations and to Geneva
Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
- ReliefWeb - Peru
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 - Peru
News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
- United Nations Development Programme in Peru (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 - Peru
Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
- USAID - Peru
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) economic and humanitarian assistance programs.
- U.S. Department of State - Peru
U.S.-Peru relations, diplomacy, and country background notes.
- World Bank - Peru
World Bank data, projects, and research in Peru.
- World Food Programme - Peru
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger.
- World Trade Organization - Peru
Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.
Official site of the Pan American Health Organization, a regional office of the World Health Organization.
- Country Health Profile - Peru
Information, health situation analysis, and statistics about countries in the Americas.
- Country Health Profile - Peru
- UNAIDS - Peru
Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
- USAID Health: HIV/AIDS - Peru
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) HIV/AIDS intervention program in Peru.
- WHO - Peru
Information and statistics on the status of public health in Peru from the World Health Organization (WHO).
- 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."
- Peru: Security Assistance
Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
- The Library Catalog, Chinook
There are numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on Peru available in the collection.
Try these searches to see some of the resources in Chinook, the library catalog:
Electronic Resources Print and Electronic Resources Peru and econom* Peru and econom* Peru and histor* Peru and histor* Peru and politic* Peru and politic* Peru (government publications only) Peru (government publications only)
The * replaces up to five characters in a word.
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