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Topics related to international issues, programs, etc. related to the environment, health, insurance, labour, safety, trade, etc.

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World Chamber Network. International market assessments.


Basal Convention documents on chemical safety. Control of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal. ILO-CIS online materials for international chemical safety. United Nations Environment Programme databases on toxic chemicals.

Country Profiles

CIA World Factbook. Country Commercial Guides. Country Risk Forecast. US Library of Congress Country Studies. Country reports on economic policy and trade practices.


United Nations Environment Programme

Foreign Exchanges

Home pages to stock exchanges from around the world


Center for International Health Information. Pan American Health Association. World Health Organization. Red Cross. Country Health Summary Profiles.


News related to the insurance industry and insurance regulations worldwide. Global developments affecting insurance distribution. International benefits for employees who are stationed overseas. Risks of doing business overseas.

Intellectual Property

International patent laws, protection of intellectual property and trademarks, etc. Eurpoean Patent Office. The Madrid Protocol.


Free access to databases of international labour documents, publications & standards.


Mulitlateral Conventions, Treaties, International Mergers & Acquisitions, International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law, Foreign Legal Reviews, Eurodicautom


Wide variety of organizations such as Organization of American States, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Systems of Organizations.


Asia-Pacific Region - full text of national occupational safety & health regulations.European Agency for Safety and Health at Work. African Safety Newsletter. HASTE - European Health & Safety Database. ILO Conventions & Recommendations concerning occupational safety and health. International standards organizations. European Joint Research Centre. Poisons Information Database. Environment in Asia. Directory of Government Occupational Safety and Health Centres Worldwide.

Social Security

Organizations and resources that provide information about social security internationally.


Atatistical tables of demographic and socio-economic data for all countries of the world. Links to statistical offices for governments and organizations worldwide.


Organizations that administer international trade agreements.

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