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Global Legal Research Tools

GlobaLex is an electronic legal publication dedicated to international and foreign law research published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law.

See specific GlobaLex subtopics which provide information and articles that represent both research and teaching resources used by legal academics, practitioners and other specialists around the world who are active either in foreign, international, and comparative law research or those focusing on their own domestic law. The guides and articles published are written by scholars well known in their respective fields.

Country Reports Databases

Country Information on the web

CIA World Factbook

Europa World Year Book

Democratic Governance

International Governments and Organizations

  • Links to Foreign Governments and International Organizations - from Northwestern University Library
  • United Nations - links to a wealth of information about UN programs and missions, member states, and maps
  • NATO - information on NATO efforts around the world, and links to online archive of NATO publications
  • The European Union - links to member states, publications and items in the news
  • FIRST - Facts on International Relations and Security Trends (FIRST) includes information on arms production and trade, peacekeeping, and politics around the world and is provided by the Stockholm International Peace Institute in cooperation with many other international organizations
  • World Government Links from GovSpot