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UNITED NATIONS MEMBER STATES PORTAL - U.N. Permanent Missions web site maintained specifically to meet the information needs of delegations working at UN Headquarters. Includes links to essential information resources and delegate-specific tools and content from iSeek, the UN Secretariat's award-winning intranet

U.N. - CYBER SCHOOLBUS - Links to U.N. information, issues, news, publications, webcast, etc.


BACKGROUND NOTES - U.S. Dept of State Background Notes are country information; demographics, politics, history, economy, etc.

CIA WORLD FACTBOOK - Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.

ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA- Has background information, yearbook entries and related magazine articles on countries and issues.  NOTE: Get the password from the library.


BBC NEWS - Search the news by Country Profiles, by regions or by topics.

CLUSTY - A "metasearch" engine which groups similar results together into clusters. The clusters let you see search results by topic to zero in on what you’re looking for or discover unexpected relationships between items. 

C-SPAN.ORG INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES - Includes links to international resources and international media sites.

EUROPEAN UNION - Gateway to searching what the European Union does by subject.

NEW YORK TIMES - World news at the New York Times with the option of searching by world regions and by country or topic.

NEWSBANK - Resource with electronic editions of U.S. newspapers and key international sources as well as U.N. connections.  NOTE: Get the password from the library!!

PRESS DISPLAY - From NewspaperDirectCompare lets you browse and read hundreds of full  newspapers and magazines from around the globe.  Select by the country they are published or language they are written in.

RESEARCH LINKS - Global Education program from Youngstown State Univ. has links to U.N., environmental, international financial, human rights, and news sources.

REUTERS.COM - World's largest international multimedia news agency.

SOCIAL ISSUES - Links to current social issues (from global warming to nuclear proliferation to poverty) from multiple perspectives.

UN NEWS CENTER - A one stop guide to essential resources on UN issues in the news.

INTERNATIONAL CRISIS GROUP - An organization "working to prevent wars and shape policies that will build a more peaceful world."

WORLD PRESS REVIEW - A nonpartisan magazine whose mission is to foster the international exchange of perspectives and information.  Contains articles reprinted from the press outside the United States, as well as originally written material.


THE HAGUE INTERNATIONAL MODEL UNITED NATIONS - News, issues, downloads, discussion forum.


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