IGOs and international governments

International Governmental Organizations (IGOs)

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European Union

United Nations

UN Documentation: Research Guide - provides an overview of the documents and publications issued by the UN (e.g., reports, resolutions, meeting records, speeches, press releases) and offers links to websites

Online Documentation System (ODS) - use keywords to locate UN documents (everything from 1993 onwards is available online, older documents have also been digitized)

If you have a United Nations Document Symbol, the easiest way to download a document is to add the symbol after the following url:http://undocs.org/

Other sources of United Nations information

  • UN Data
  • UN Comtrade United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics database (UN Comtrade) provides information on any commodity for over 200 countries and areas.
  • UN International Human Development Indicators
  • UN News Center - UN News Service stories can be searched from April 2001 to present
  • Journal of the United Nations - today's programme of meetings and agenda
  • Yearbook of the United Nations - coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters of the UN.
  • UN Meetings Coverage and Press Releases
  • UN Pulse - alerts you to selected just- released UN online information, major reports, publications and documents.
  • UN Observances - arranged by topic
  • UN-I-QUE (UN Info Quest) - ready reference file designed to respond to frequently asked questions
  • Access is Restricted to Concordia UsersUN Treaty Collection
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
    • Human Development Reports - information about and significant excerpts from the Human Development Reports from 1990 onward. The most recent reports include the full text of the Human Development Index (HDI) and other Human Development Indicators. Note that full printed versions of the Human Development Reports are available at both Concordia Libraries.
  • United Nations System of Organizations - official website locator for the United Nations System of Organizations; includes an alphabetical index of all UN organizations with their abbreviations.
  • League of Nations Archives Resource Guide 
  • United Nations Scholars' Workstation at Yale University
    A collection of digitized texts, finding aids, data sets, maps, and pointers to print and electronic information. Subject coverage includes disarmament, economic and social development, environment, human rights, international relations, international trade, peacekeeping, and population and demography.
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD)

    • OECD Online - this is the OECD public portal; it includes news releases, a selection of statistics, publications and documents, free access to the the OECD Observer and information on member countries, including Canada
    • Access is Restricted to Concordia UsersOECD iLibrary - a major source of international economic information, this subscription service comprises full text access to OECD publications, which are studies, periodicals (19 titles) and statistical databases; Titles include: OECD Economic Surveys, OECD Economic Outlook, OECD Economic Studies, etc. Users can access materials in PDF format or download statistical data viewable in Excel or the Beyond 20/20 browser. Access is available off campus.

    Financial Organizations

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    Non-Governmental Policy Sources


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    Updated: Thursday 2 July 2020
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