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Government Documents: International

Finding Government Information @ Davis Library, Online, and Elsewhere

United Nations

"The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights." 

U.N. Member States

General Information About Countries Around the World

Country Studies

Compiling extensive research done through the Library of Congress, the Country Studies website provides "a comprehensive description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national SECURITY systems and institutions of select countries throughout the world."


Access to European Union treaties, legislation, acts, international agreements, case law, and the Official Journal of the EU, the EU Pesticides Database, and the EU budget among many other legal resources in 24 languages. 

International Programs 

The U.S. Census Bureau provides both short- and long-term technical assistance on a wide variety of topics related to censuses, surveys, and information systems. Over the past six decades, the U.S. Census Bureau has worked in over 100 countries, and as such is uniquely endowed with experience in every major region of the world. Countries listed alphabetically.

The World Factbook

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. 

U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets

Organized alphabetically by country.