Government & NGO Sites

UNITED STATES

  • The National Journal's Cloak Room Subscription site on U.S. policy, politics and government.

  • Policy.Com Tracks latest policy issues in Washington, D.C. The site includes a weekly theme such as national drug policy.

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

  • International Studies
    The site has over 1000 annotated links in many areas of international studies.

  • Foreign Policy in Focus
    The goal of the Foreign Policy in Focus project is to forge a new global affairs agenda for the U.S. Government and the U.S. people. The site includes full-text policy briefs, the weekly electronic magazine "The Progressive Response" and links to other foreign policy sites.

INTER-GOVERNMENTAL AND NON-GOVERNMENTAL SITES

  • Inter-American Development Bank - Banco Interamericano De Desarrollo
    The Inter-American Development Bank, the oldest and largest regional multilateral development institution, was established in December of 1959 to help accelerate economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • International Labour Organization

  • Organization of American States

  • Oxfam America
    Mission: Oxfam America is dedicated to creating lasting solutions to hunger, poverty, and social injustice through long-term parterships with poor communities around the world. As a privately funded organization, we can speak with conviction and integrity as we challenge the structural barriers that foster conflict and human suffering and limit people from gaining the skills, resources, and power to become self-sufficient.

  • United Nations

  • Human Development Report 1997 Information--UN Development Programme
    "The United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report Office provides two useful selections from its Human Development Report 1997. Overview of HDR 1997 is a detailed summary of the contents of the report, discussing world poverty and a six point strategy for poverty reduction. HDR 1997 Rankings contain Human Development Index, Gender-Related Development Index and Gender Empowerment Measure rankings tables for 175 countries. More detailed information on the meaning of the HDI is contained in Analytical Tools for Human Development. Full text of the report is forthcoming, and ordering information is available at the site." The Scout Report. Volume 4, Number 7 June 13, 1997 http://www.scout.cs.wisc.edu/scout/report/current/index.html

  • World Bank

  • European Union

  • European Integration Online Papers--ECSA Austria
    "The European Community Studies Association Austria provides this new working paper archive to house peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary working papers in the field of European integration research, including legal studies, political science, economics, and history. Though English is the preferred language for papers, papers in German may also be included; abstracts are presented in both languages. A mailing list is available for those wishing to be informed when new papers are posted." The Scout Report. Volume 4, Number 7 June 13, 1997 http://www.scout.cs.wisc.edu/scout/report/current/index.html

  • Congreso Nacional Indígena (México)

RESEARCH INSTITUTES

  • The University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation
    "IGCC is a multi-campus research unit (MRU) serving the entire University of California (UC) system, to study the causes of international conflict and help devise options for resolving it through international cooperation. IGCC's unique structure enables research teams to be drawn from all nine UC campuses and the UC-managed Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Laboratories." The site includes full-text policy briefs on a number of topics including regional relations, arms control, environment, international migration and internal conflict.

  • Columbia International Affairs Online
    "Contains full-text working papers & conference proceedings from over 20 major U.S. research institutes."

  • Levy Institute of Economics
    "The Institute's research maintains a focus on fundamental issues central to achieving society's goals, with some degree of flexibility to respond to new or changing domestic and global challenges. Contains full-text working papers."