These resources on the open internet may be useful for your research.
Amnesty International - Through detailed research and determined campaigning, they help fight abuses of human rights worldwide. They bring torturers to justice. Change oppressive laws. And free people jailed just for voicing their opinion.
Background Notes - Country profiles provide by the U.S. Department of State. The Department's mission is to shape and sustain a peaceful, prosperous, just, and democratic world and foster conditions for stability and progress for the benefit of the American people and people everywhere.
Countrywatch.com - Website To The World - CountryWatch is an information provider for corporations, government agencies, universities, schools, libraries and individuals needing up-to-date news and information on each of the recognized countries of the world. CountryWatch provides critical country-specific intelligence and data to over 4000 clients including public and private sector organizations with overseas operations and global interests.
Data And Statistics by country (Worldbank) - The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development.
Embassy World - Directory of Embassies around the world.
Encyclopedia of Nations - The Encyclopedia of the Nations is a complete source for detailed information about one hundred ninety three countries in the world, information about the United Nations and the associated agencies, and World Leaders.
Human Rights Watch - Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, we give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes.
Nation Master - NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from hundreds of sources. Great resource for country statistics on everything from obesity to murders.
Population Research Bureau - PRB's annual World Population Data Sheet provides the latest data on 20 population, health, and environment indicators for the world, major regions, and more than 200 countries.
Unicef - UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child in 190 countries and territories, with a special focus on reaching those in greatest need.
The Africa Report is one of the leading news organisations on the continent. We are known for our impartial, authoritative stance.
AllAfrica publishes around 900 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokesperson
BBC News - Africa: We’re impartial and independent, and every day we create distinctive, world-class programmes and content which inform, educate and entertain millions of people in the UK and around the world.
New African Magazine - Published continuously since 1966, the English language monthly has consistently brought an African point of view to international news. It is the essential magazine for government officials, businessmen, professionals and Africa-watchers.
African Political Resources - a collection of links to information about the different countries in Africa.
Bureau of African Affairs - The Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs is focused on the development and management of U.S. policy concerning the African continent. The Administration’s Africa Strategy, signed by President Trump, focuses on three core objectives: 1) Advancing trade and commercial ties with key African states to increase U.S. and African prosperity; 2) Protecting the United States from cross-border health and security threats; and 3) Supporting key African states’ progress toward stability, citizen-responsive governance, and self-reliance.
Africa Centre/WikiAfrica - The Africa Centre is both a physical entity and an ongoing philosophical journey that explores how Pan-African cultural practice can be a catalyst for social change. The Africa Centre was established in 2005 as an international centre for creativity, artistic excellence and intellectual engagement. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, the Africa Centre’s social innovations extend across the African continent.
Africa Research Forum - Africa Forum is the media site of Africa Research dot org dedicated to feature and forum commentary using internet events aggregation protocol to harness an extensive poll of relevant issues and resource stratagems for collective evolution of Africa and world humanity.
BlackPast - Global African history research guides and websites.
UNESCO World Heritage Centre - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.
Business Week Online: Global Business - Now Bloomberg, this is a great sources for current, up to the minute, business information from all over the world.
Center for International Development - The Center for International Development (CID) at Harvard University is a university-wide center that works to advance the understanding of development challenges and offer viable solutions to problems of global poverty. The CID is Harvard’s leading research hub focusing on resolving the dilemmas of public policy associated with generating stable, shared, and sustainable prosperity in developing countries
International Monetary Fund - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 188 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
World Bank Data - free and open access to data about development in countries around the globe.
World Trade Organization - The WTO provides a forum for negotiating agreements aimed at reducing obstacles to international trade and ensuring a level playing field for all, thus contributing to economic growth and development. The WTO also provides a legal and institutional framework for the implementation and monitoring of these agreements, as well as for settling disputes arising from their interpretation and application.
Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) | World Resources Institute - Part of the WRI their goal is to protect communities and natural ecosystems from damage caused by greenhouse gas emissions, and generate opportunities for people by catalyzing a global transition to a low-carbon economy.
Conservation International - Mission is to build upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration. CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature, our global biodiversity, for the well-being of humanity.
Endangered Species International - Endangered Species International is strongly committed to reversing the trend of human-induced species extinction, saving endangered animals, and preserving wild places.
Fauna & Flora International - To act to conserve threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take into account human needs.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - FAO has three major goals: the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition; the elimination of poverty and the driving forward of economic and social progress for all; and, the sustainable management and utilization of natural resources, including land, water, air, climate and genetic resources for the benefit of present and future generations.
International Union for Conservation of Nature - IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. IUCN’s work focuses on valuing and conserving nature, ensuring effective and equitable governance of its use, and deploying nature-based solutions to global challenges in climate, food and development.