Includes brief history, flag, anthem, descriptions of the major organizations and processes of EU and links to further readings. (Washington Delegation)
Describes the EU institutions and links to their homepages (Europa)
Links to EU-related agency homepages (Europa)
Extensive list of EU policies, from agriculture to transport. Each entry includes an overview, EU treaty basis, legislation in force and under consideration, national implementation, and other sources of information. (Europa)
This site gives a summary of the main legislative measures and procedures for each of the activities of the European Union. (Europa- ScadPlus) These links include introduction, specific areas of activities and programs within the larger area, and greater coverage of the social aspects.
Expanded listing of areas of EU activities and interests
Short explanations of current hot topics, and links to the major web sites covering these areas. (Europa)
statistics on the EU and candidate countries. Includes various
statistical publications for sale. [English/French/German]
EuroBarometer Surveys and studies address major topics concerning European citizenship: enlargement, social situation, health, culture, information technology, environment, the Euro, defence, etc. Paper source also available in library--sometimes easier to use.
Worldwide agricultural statistics.
Use Database Locator to connect.
LexisNexis Statistical (formerly Statistical Universe)
CIA World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
Genocide and Politicide (Genocide Watch)
Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) Measures policies to integrate migrants in 25 EU Member States and 3 non-EU countries.
U.S. Census Bureau International Database (Demographic Summaries) Global population trends, links to historical population estimates, population clocks, and estimates of population, births, and deaths.
Selected Energy Statistics
for Economic Cooperation and Development
Country at a Glance
Human Development Indicators (UNDP)
Industrial Development Organization
World Health Organization (WHOSIS)