Complete World Development Report Online

23 11 2010

The World Bank has  made every World Development Report (first published in 1978) available online for free!

http://wdronline.worldbank.org/





Designing for Results: Integrating Monitoring and Evaluation in Conflict Transformation Programs

8 04 2010

Source: Search for Common Ground in partnership with the United States Institute for Peace and the Alliance for Peacebuilding.

Theses manuals addresses the many challenges faced by conflict transformation practitioners in their attempts to measure and increase the effectiveness of their work with practical tips and examples from around the world.
Click here to download part 1 of the manual
Click here to download part 2 of the manual





Human Rights Watch: World Report 2010

27 01 2010

URL: http://www.hrw.org/en/world-report-2010
Source: Human Rights Watch

This 20th annual World Report summarizes human rights conditions in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide. It reflects extensive investigative work undertaken in 2009 by Human Rights Watch staff, usually in close partnership with human rights activists in the country in question.





Country Aggregate Reports.

12 01 2010

URL: http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/PROJECTS/0,,menuPK:64383817~pagePK:64387457~piPK:64387543~theSitePK:40941,00.html?cid=ISG_E_WBWeeklyUpdate_NL. Source: World Bank.

These reports provide information on World Bank lending activities by country. You can find both aggregate information and individual information on World Bank loans, credits, and grants provided to various countries. Choose country from dropdown menu.





Legal Research: Researching Around the World.

22 12 2009

URL: http://www.resourceshelf.com/2009/01/13/legal-research-researching-around-the-world/. Source: Cornell Law School.

Need to find case law from Peru, Nauru, or Vanuatu? Statutory law from Serbia, South Africa, or Saint Lucia? The new Foreign and International Law Guide is the place to begin. Every country in the world is included in the Foreign Law Sites section, which provides links to the top four online resources for foreign law research, a list of Law Library resources, and links to current research guides on how to navigate the legal system and find the law. US Government Resources, Transnational Organizations, and Topical Guide sections are current and the guide is continually update





The European Union and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

21 12 2009

URL: http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page?_pageid=1073,46587259&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL&p_product_code=KS-30-08-402. Source: Eurostat/CIS-STAT.

The tables in this publication allow the reader to make a broad comparison between the situation of the European Union and the countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The publication is jointly produced by Eurostat and by the Interstate Statistical Committee of the CIS (CIS-STAT) mainly on the basis of data from the two organisations. It offers a comprehensive statistical comparison in the last 10-year period. The chapters cover a wide range of subjects such as population, employment, economy, agriculture and forestry, energy, industry and international trade in goods and services. The statistical tables and graphs are accompanied by descriptive texts.





2009 IFES Supplier Directory

11 12 2009

URL: http://www.ifesbuyersguide.com/. Source: IFES.

This industry specific directory features information about companies selling voting equipment, electoral supplies and professional services needed to run public and private elections. As part of an ongoing effort to introduce options available in the electoral marketplace, IFES produces and makes the directory available to election managers and procurement agents. Since 1997, IFES has produced a printed version annually or biennially. Since 1998, IFES has continuously hosted the publication online. This year’s is the 11th printed edition.