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Country Profiles

  • Australian Government - Tonga
    Country profile, economic and trade information, and foreign relations from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
  • BBC News Profile - Tonga
    A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
  • CIA World Factbook - Tonga
    Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
  • FAO and Tonga
    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 Tonga
    Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme.
  • IAEA - Tonga
    Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
  • IMF - Tonga
    Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
  • ITC - Tonga
    Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
  • OHCHR - Tonga
    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 - Tonga
    Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
    • UNESCO Institute for Statistics - Tonga
      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 - Tonga
      Cultural and natural heritage properties and documents on the World Heritage List.
  • United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Tonga
    Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
  • UNdata - Tonga
    Provides summary, economic, social, and environmental statistics from the United Nations Statistics Division.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Tonga
    Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
  • U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - Tonga
    U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Tonga.
  • U.S. Department of Energy - Tonga
    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 "Tonga" as the search terms.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Diplomatic Relations
Diplomacy, Programs and Aid

  • Asian Development Bank - Tonga
    Projects, publications, and news about Tonga and the ADB.
  • Commonwealth of Nations - Tonga
    "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."
  • Delegation of the European Commission for the Pacific
    The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world. The European Commission's Delegation for the Pacific includes the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu, as well as the overseas territories of French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Pitcairn, and Wallis and Futuna.
  • 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.
  • EU's Relations with Tonga
    Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with Tonga.
  • 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 Tonga), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
  • Permanent Mission of Tonga to the United Nations
    Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
  • ReliefWeb - Tonga
    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 Tonga from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Fiji Multi-Country Office
    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. The Multi Country Office serves the Fiji Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
  • United Nations Division for Sustainable Development - Tonga
    Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
  • United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) for Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific
    Formal UN presence in Australia. Its information-related responsibilities also extend to Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Samoa, Tuvalu, Tonga and Vanuatu.
  • U.S. Department of State - Tonga
    U.S.-Tongan relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
    • Background Notes - Tonga
      Provides country background and foreign policy information for the American public from the Department of State's Bureau of Public Affairs.
  • Virtual Presence Post of the United States in the Kingdom of Tonga
    Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Tonga.
  • World Bank - Pacific Islands
    World Bank data, projects, and research in the Pacific Islands (Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu).
  • World Trade Organization - Tonga
    Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.

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  • UNAIDS - Tonga
    Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
  • WHO - Tonga
    Information and statistics on the status of public health in Tonga
    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.
  • Tonga: 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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