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Title:
International information directory 2000-2001.
Author:
Congressional Quartelry, Inc.
Publication Information:
Washington, DC : Conqressional Quarterly Inc., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xvi, 762 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes indexes.
Language:
English
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9781568024660
Format :
Book

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Central Library JX1905.5 .C85 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Whether you want to explore job opportunities at human rights organizations, get up-to-date advice about investing in Russia, learn about the Food for Peace programme, or find Internet sites for the European Union, with over 4500 entries, this reference contains all the information you might need.


Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. viii
Prefacep. xi
How to Use This Directoryp. xiii
Resources by Subject
1. Agriculture and Nutritionp. 1
General Policyp. 3
Agricultural Research and Educationp. 5
Commodities Trade: Agribusinessp. 9
Food and Nutritionp. 20
Hunger and Food Assistancep. 23
Technical Assistance: Agriculturep. 26
2. Communications and the Mediap. 31
General Policyp. 33
Internetp. 36
Press Freedom and Accessp. 42
Print Mediap. 44
Radio and Televisionp. 46
Satellite, Cable, and Wirelessp. 48
3. Crime and Drug Controlp. 51
General Policyp. 53
Counterterrorismp. 57
Drug Controlp. 59
Extraditionp. 62
Gun Controlp. 63
Organized Crimep. 63
Prisonsp. 64
4. Culture and Recreationp. 67
General Policyp. 69
Arts and Humanitiesp. 72
Recreation and Sportsp. 85
Travel and Tourismp. 90
5. Educationp. 95
General Policyp. 97
Exchange Programsp. 104
Language Instructionp. 109
Libraries and Archivesp. 113
Literacy and Basic Skillsp. 119
Research and Grantsp. 120
6. Employment and Laborp. 125
General Policyp. 127
Migrant and Guest Workersp. 131
Organized Laborp. 133
Working Conditionsp. 134
7. Energyp. 139
General Policyp. 141
Commodities Trade: Energyp. 145
Energy Research and Developmentp. 150
Nuclear Powerp. 155
8. Environment and Natural Resourcesp. 159
General Policyp. 161
Animals and Plantsp. 170
Forests and Rangelandsp. 174
Global Warmingp. 176
Oceans and Continental Shelfp. 179
Pollutionp. 182
Sustainable Developmentp. 185
9. Finance and Developmentp. 187
General Policyp. 189
Banking and Investmentp. 197
Economic Research and Educationp. 204
Technical Assistance: Economic Developmentp. 209
10. Government and Politicsp. 217
General Policyp. 219
Democracy and Electionsp. 228
Diplomats and Foreign Agentsp. 231
International Organizationsp. 236
Political Party Organizationsp. 244
11. Healthp. 247
General Policyp. 249
Health Professionsp. 252
Health Research and Advocacyp. 257
Technical Assistance: Public Healthp. 272
12. Humanitarian Affairsp. 277
General Policyp. 279
Disabilitiesp. 286
Disaster Relief and Refugeesp. 289
Gays and Lesbiansp. 294
Housing and Constructionp. 295
Human Rightsp. 296
Religion and Ethicsp. 300
13. Law and Justicep. 307
General Policyp. 309
Intellectual Propertyp. 315
International Watersp. 318
Migration and Naturalizationp. 320
Treaties and Agreementsp. 325
War Crimes and Genocidep. 327
14. Regional Affairsp. 331
General Policyp. 333
World Regionsp. 334
15. Science and Technologyp. 365
General Policyp. 367
Biological Sciencesp. 374
Engineeringp. 377
Environmental and Earth Sciencesp. 379
Mathematical, Computer, and Physical Sciencesp. 384
Social Sciences and Geographyp. 389
Space Sciencesp. 392
16. Security and Arms Controlp. 399
General Policyp. 401
Arms Control and Disarmamentp. 408
Defense Trade and Technologyp. 416
Emergency Preparednessp. 419
Intelligencep. 422
Missing in Action/Prisoners of Warp. 427
Peace and Conflict Resolutionp. 429
Regional Securityp. 433
17. Trade and Consumer Affairsp. 439
General Policyp. 441
Commodities Trade: Mineralsp. 451
Consumer Affairsp. 453
Customs, Tariffs, and Taxesp. 459
Export Promotionp. 462
Industrial Production/Manufacturingp. 465
Regional Tradep. 466
Trade Agreementsp. 471
18. Transportationp. 475
General Policyp. 477
Air Transportationp. 480
Maritime Transportationp. 484
Motor Vehiclesp. 489
Railroads and Mass Transitp. 492
19. Women and Familiesp. 495
General Policyp. 497
Child Developmentp. 502
Population and Reproductive Issuesp. 506
Resources by Countryp. 511
Additional Resourcesp. 607
Intergovernmental Organizationsp. 609
Resources in the Statesp. 651
Academic Resourcesp. 659
The United Nationsp. 671
Name Indexp. 683
Subject Indexp. 709

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