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POLI SCI 146A: African Politics: Finding International Organization Documents

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See the following in-depth research guides :

United Nations

International Economic Organizations (World Bank, IMF, etc.)


World Bank Open Data Catalog

  • Provides a listing of available World Bank datasets, including databases, pre-formatted tables, reports, and other resources.

World Development Indicators (World Bank)

  • The primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.

United Nations Yearbook Collection

  • Highly recommended as a starting point. UN Documentation is immense: the Yearbook provides a summary of key events and citations to important documents. 


  • Most comprehensive database for UN documents & publications, from the UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library. Includes speeches, voting records, and resolutions. Full text from 1993, bibliographic records from 1979.

UN Country Data

  • Provides in depth data at the country level based on identified priority development indicators. Allows for comparisons between countries and international estimates of development indicators

African Development Bank

  • Designed as a tool for policy formulation, implementation, and evaluation, includes statistics compiled by AfDB as well as country economic outlooks and basic facts.