Selected Global Peace & Development Websites
CIA World Factbook – Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.The Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
Center for Global Development – An independent, non-profit think tank that works to reduce global poverty and inequality through policy change in the U.S. & other countries using rigorous research and active engagement with the policy community.
The Global Development Research Center – A virtual organization that carries out initiatives in education, research and practices, in the spheres of environment, urban, community and information, and at scales that are effective.
Global Development Network – A worldwide network of research and policy institutes working with developing country researchers and policy research institutes to support the generation and sharing of world-class policy-relevant research on development, helping to strengthen capacity in the process.
Development Gateway® Foundation – An international nonprofit organization with the mission to reduce poverty and enable change in developing nations through information technology.
Global Development and Environment Institute – A center of expertise in economics, policy, science and technology, combining the research and curricular development activities of the Program for Sustainable Change and Development, and the Center for Environmental and Resource Policy at Tufts University.
globalEDGE™ – A knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities. This site also provides a country comparator tool that allows for one to select different metrics with which to select specific countries (up to 20) on areas that may include economic data, education, health and much more.
Nuclear Threat Initiative – Offers daily news updates about nuclear, biological and chemical weapons, terrorism and related issues.
Peace Research Institute Oslo – PRIO conducts research on the conditions for peaceful relations between countries, peoples, and groups. Founded in 1959, PRIO is a non-profit independent research institute.