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SEARCH DESTINY

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COUNTRY BACKGROUND
World Geography
World Religions
World Geography and Culture

ISSUES, GENERAL

Global Issues in Context
Issues and Controversies
Issues: Understanding Controversies

Science Online
Science Journals (AAAS)


HEALTH ISSUES
Health Reference Center
Teen Health and Wellness


World at War: Conflicts and Society


ProQuest Journals
Search thousands of popular media and scholarly journals

Online Newspapers (NY Times, LA TImes, WSJ, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor)


UN ORGANIZATIONS

United Nations

UN Committees

UNICEF

UNEP

UNHCR

Issues and NGO's

UN ISSUES

WHO

MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS Definitely know the goals related to your issue. These are the main goals the UN hopes to reach by 2015.

Briefing Papers Background and progress on the MDG.
UN RELATED SITES


Briefing Papers Background and progress on the MDG.

UNDP and the MD goals

Interactive Atlas: Very cool! Shows the progress on the different MDG's

MDG Monitor: watches over progress on the goals.
DOCUMENTS

UN Charter: Read the document that established the United Nations on October 24, 1945, for details on its powers and responsibilities.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Know what every country that signed it agreed to as basic human rights.

UN Core Treaties: The important treaties, in language you can understand!

UN DOCUMENTS: GUIDE TO FINDING RESOLUTIONS< VOTING RECORDS, ETC
ISSUES: GENERAL


GLOBAL ISSUES: Great website--no password needed.

UN Works
UN ISSUES: AGENDA
Human Rights Watch
Amnesty International
Council on Foreign Relations
Rand Corporation: Collection of research articles on various topics. Use the pop up menu on the left to find the topic categories.


Flashpoint
UN Peacekeeping

MODEL UN

THIMUN-Singapore
Timun (Istanbul)
BEIMUN


Best Delegate: Your guide to Model UN
UN CyberSchoolBus
GLOBAL NEWS

New York Times Global Edition/International Herald Tribune
London Times
Al-Jazeera

Digital Congo.net: Online news related to DR Congo. (If it's in French, click on the "English" version link in the upper right-hand corner
BBC: Africa News Section: It's important to know what's happening in Africa in general.
AllAfrica.com

Latin American News Source
Asian News Network
BBC: Asia
Middle East News
International Newspaper Search: Search here for newspapers from around the world
COUNTRY INFORMATION

NationMaster.com
Embassies
BBC Country Profiles
CIA World Factbook
Country Studies
US State Dept. Background Notes
IMF Country Info
UN Member States: List of all members, with websites and email addresses
Constitution Finder: Find and compare the constitutions of different countries.
NationMaster: Look for statistics on numerous issues related to your country.
McKinsey Quarterly: Collection of articles on world economics. You will need to register for an account, but it's free. It does, however, give you access only to some articles, not all.
WHO Countries: Health-related information of specific countries.
GeoHive: Statistical information on population and geopolitical issues.
OCEANS and SEAS

NOAA
NatGeo: The Ocean
Green Peace: Oceans
National Resources Defense Council: Oceans



DISARMAMENT/Security


globalsecurity.org
Global Security Newswire
UN: DIsarmament
Disarmament Forum
Disarmament for Development
Disarmament for Sustainable Development
HUMAN RIGHTS

UN: Human Rights
High Commission for HR
ECOSOC
ENVIRONMENT

Causes of Tropical Deforestation
Deforestation
Green Peace: Deforestation
Forest Justice