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Global Studies: Country Information
Research guide for global studies at the University of Washington Bothell & Cascadia College
Economist Intelligence Unit
These individual profiles report on a country's resources, economy and politics. Use the "reports" tab to generate a lengthy PDF report.
Extensive information on the history, economics and political situation of the world's nations (not just in Europe).
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Encyclopedias in all subject areas.
UNICEF State of the World's Children
Annual report that focuses on a single issue affecting children. Also includes annual indicators for countries relating to children's issues (levels of malnutrition, education, etc.).
United Nations - Universal Periodic Review
Process by which individual member states of the United Nations review their own human rights records. Use the "documentation" link to see an individual country's review & comments submitted by other UN member nations.
United Nations Environmental Programme Yearbooks
Annual publication highlighting environmental issues around the world. Includes global environmental indicators.
US State Department Fact Sheets
Information on the historical, economic and political background of various countries and governmental entities. Good source for information on US relations with a given country.
World Development Indicators
Comprehensive database on development data.
World Fact Book
Published by the CIA, provides basic overview information on the countries of the world.
World Health Organization - Country Profiles
Information on health issues affecting the countries of the world.
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