Workshop in Sustainable Development Practice: Online News, Background Information, & Documents

Online News

  • Emerging Markets Information Service
    (Select "Country Analysis". Or, "search" from large box, top center.)

  • Factiva
    (Select "Sources" and "Languages" before searching)

  • The New Humanitarian

  • Reliefweb
  • Background Information & Document Repositories

  • Asian Development Bank ; National Bureau of Asian Research (South Asia)

  • Demographic and Health Surveys ***RECOMMENDED

  • East View UDB Statistics (Russia / CIS)

  • EITI--Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: Country Profiles & Reports

  • EIU Viewpoint (Economist Intelligence Unit) ***RECOMMENDED

  • ELDIS--Electronic Development and Environment Information System

  • Europa World Plus ***RECOMMENDED (Annual survey for all world areas; current ed.)
    For historical information, search in CLIO for "Regional surveys of the world"

  • Humanitarian Outcomes--Global Database of Humanitarian Organisations ; Aid Worker Security Database ; and, NGOs and Risk (London, UK)

  • International Development Research Centre (Ottawa, Canada)

  • International Food Policy Research Institute (Washington, DC, USA)

  • International Monetary Fund--IMF eLibrary

  • Maps: CU Lehman Library Map Collection & GIS ; IDPs ; Perry Castañeda Library ;
    UN Geospatial

  • The Statesman's Yearbook: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World, 2018--.

  • United Nations -- AccessUN ; FAO Documents ; FAO Gender; FAO Aquastat ; UNDP and HDRs ; SDGs ; UNEP World Environment Situation Room ; UNESCO on Education, UNESCO Institute for Statistics ; UN Framework Convention on Climate Change ; UN Women

  • USAID International Data & Economic Analysis ; Development Experience Clearinghouse ***RECOMMENDED

  • US Energy Information Administration ; US Dept of Energy's Open EI

  • WHO country reports -and- Global Health Observatory (data/statistics)

  • World Bank--Countries & Regions -and- Open Knowledge Repository