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Tunisian Government Information
- Tunisian Government Site (in Arabic and French only)
- Tunisian Government Portal
- Central Bank of Tunisia
- Chamber of Deputies (in Arabic only)
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- National Statistics Council
- National Statistics Institute
The following websites were removed after the events of 2010. These links will remain for the time being:
- Ministries Directory (in French only)
- UNESCO Office Rabat
Cluster Office representing UNESCO in Algeria, the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia.
- Permanent Mission of
Tunisia to the United Nations
Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
- BBC News Profile - Tunisia
A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
- CIA World Factbook - Tunisia
Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
- FAO and Tunisia
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 Tunisia
Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme.
- IEA - Tunisia
Country information, energy-related statistics, graphs and publications from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
- IMF - Tunisia
Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
- ITC - Tunisia
Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
- Medea - Tunisia
Country profile from the European Institute for Research on Mediterranean and Euro-Arab Cooperation (Medea) with the support of the European Commission.
- OHCHR - Tunisia
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 - Tunisia
Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
- United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Tunisia
Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
- UNdata - Tunisia
Provides summary, economic, social, and environmental statistics from the United Nations Statistics Division.
- United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Tunisia
Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
- U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - Tunisia
U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Tunisia.
- U.S. Commercial Service - Tunisia
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 - Tunisia
Country energy profile for production, consumption, U.S. oil imports, and CO2 emissions.
- Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Declassified Documents
Declassified information available from the FOIA Electronic Reading Room.
- 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 "Tunisia" 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 Tunisia.
- 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 - Tunisia
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 - Tunisia
Projects, strategy papers, and information about Tunisia and the ADB.
- African Union - Tunisia
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."
- Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD)
Projects, operations, resources, and technical assistance from the AFESD. Members of the AFESD are the 21 Arab countries that are members of the League of Arab states (including the Republic of Tunisia).
- Delegation of the European Commission to Tunisia (in French only)
The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.
- Embassy of the United States in Tunis, Tunisia
Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Tunisia.
- EU's Relations with Tunisia
Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with Tunisia.
- 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 Tunisia), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
- 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 Tunisia).
- League of Arab States
Established in 1945, the Arab League has 22 members (including Tunisia). The Arab League promotes the political, economic, cultural, and social interests of member states.
- Arab League documents from al-Bab
Arab League documents in English.
- Arab League documents from al-Bab
- New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
NEPAD is a strategy for sustainable development and poverty reduction in Africa.
- ReliefWeb - Tunisia
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 - Tunisia
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 Tunisia from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.
- Union of the Arab Maghreb
A pan-arab trade agreement between Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, and Tunisia.
- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tunisia (in French 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 - Tunisia
Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
- U.S. Department of State - Tunisia
U.S.-Tunisian relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
- World Bank - Tunisia
World Bank data, projects, and research in Tunisia.
- World Trade Organization - Tunisia
Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.
- UNAIDS - Tunisia
Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
- WHO - Tunisia
Information and statistics on the status of public health in Tunisia from the World Health Organization (WHO).
- WHO-EMRO (in French only)
Official site of the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean
Region Office (WHO-EMRO).
- 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."
- Tunisia: Security Assistance
Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
Resources in the Catalog
- The Library Catalog, Chinook
There are numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on Tunisia available in the collection.
Try these searches to see some of the resources in Chinook, the library catalog:
Electronic Resources Print and Electronic Resources tunisia and econom* tunisia and econom* tunisia and histor* tunisia and histor* tunisia and politic* tunisia and politic* tunisia (government publications only) tunisia (government publications only)
The * replaces up to five characters in a word.
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