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International & Non-Governmental Organizations Information Sources

Official Web Sites

International Government Organization Web Sites: Over 12,000 IGOs and INGOs selected from the Yearbook of International Organizations

International Organizations: lists by name or subject areas from Northwestern University.

NGO Global Network: official site for NGOs associated with the U.N.

Major International Organizations

IMF: includes access to the World Economic Outlook.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Secretariat: Includes Rules of Procedures & Code of Conduct and Decisions and Reports.
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO): Includes basic texts, speeches, press releases, communiqués and standardization agreements.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): statistics and documents. Also see SourceOECD below for more materials. (USC affiliates only).

Indexes and Databases

Index to International Statistics (IIS): index of international and comparative statistics. Available in the Documents Reference area.

OFFSTATS: directory of "web sites offering free and easily accessible social, economic and general data from official or similar "quotable" sources, especially those that provide both current data and time series."

PAIS Comprehensive bibliographic index covering international political, social and economic issues. (USC Affiliates only)

SourceOECD: online library of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Contains full text of books, periodicals and statistical databases. (USC Affiliates only)

Research Guides

Non-governmental Organizations Research Guide from Duke University.