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Country Profiles

  • APEC Individual Action Plan - PNG
    Report updated annually by each Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Member Economy recording its actions that help realize the APEC goal.
  • Australian Government - PNG
    Country profile, economic and trade information, and foreign relations from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
  • BBC News Profile - PNG
    A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
  • CIA World Factbook - PNG
    Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
  • FAO and PNG
    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 PNG
    Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme.
  • IAEA - PNG
    Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
  • IMF - PNG
    Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
  • ITC - PNG
    Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
    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 - PNG
    Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
    • UNESCO Institute for Statistics - Philippines
      A selection of national statistics on education, literacy, science and technology, culture, and communication.
    • UNESCO Office in Apia
      Cluster Office to Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu in the Pacific Community Cluster.
    • UNESCO World Heritage - PNG
      Cultural and natural heritage properties and documents on the World Heritage List.
  • United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - PNG
    Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
  • UNdata - PNG
    Provides summary, economic, social, and environmental statistics from the United Nations Statistics Division.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - PNG
    Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
  • U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - PNG
    U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with PNG.
  • U.S. Department of Energy - PNG
    Country energy profile for production, consumption, U.S. oil imports, and CO2 emissions.

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Articles and Databases

  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Declassified Documents
    Declassified information available from the FOIA Electronic Reading Room. Enter "Papua New Guinea " 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 "Papua New Guinea" 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 the Papua New Guinea.
  • 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 "Papua New Guinea" 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 - PNG
    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
Diplomacy, Programs and Aid

  • Asian Development Bank - PNG
    Projects, publications, and news about the PNG and the ADB.
  • Commonwealth of Nations - PNG
    "The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding and world peace. The Commonwealth's 2 billion citizens, about 30 per cent of the world's population, are drawn from the broadest range of faiths, races, cultures and traditions."
  • Embassy of Papua New Guinea in Washington, DC
    Diplomatic representation of PNG in the United States.
  • Embassy of the United States in Port Moresby, PNG
    Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in the PNG.
  • EU Relations with Papua New Guinea
    Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with PNG.
  • 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 the PNG), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
  • ReliefWeb - PNG
    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.
    News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Select Papua New Guinea from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in PNG
    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 - PNG
    Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
  • U.S. Department of State - PNG
    U.S.-PNG relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
  • World Bank - PNG
    World Bank data, projects, and research in Papua New Guinea.
  • World Trade Organization - PNG
    Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.

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    Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
  • USAID Health: HIV/AIDS - PNG
    United States Agency for International Development (USAID) HIV/AIDS programs in PNG.
  • WHO - PNG
    Information and statistics on the status of public health in Papua New Guinea from the World Health Organization (WHO).
    Official site of the World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office (WHO-WPRO). 

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Peacekeeping and Military Information

  • Mutual Assistance Programme (MAP)
    Defense assistance from New Zealand for Brunei, Cook Islands, Malaysia, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Western Samoa.
  • Papua New Guinea : 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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