Model UN

UN and Model UN Materials

The Model UN at Ithaca College

​ The Ithaca College Politics Department's Model UN page. Check here for updates regarding the team, tryouts, event calendar, and other information.

Country Information

UN's Member State Portal
CIA's World Fact Book (one of several CIA Publications that provide country statistics, background studies, and maps. Even some previously secret documents are now publically available.)
Department of State's Background Notes
BBC's Country Profiles
Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online
Nexis Uni (replaces LexisNexis) : Its Research Countries section Includes Country Reports (Walden) and PRS Group Political Risk Service Stories
USIP (United States Institute of Peace): Countries and Continents
SIPRI's FIRST (aka Stockholm International Peace Research Institute's Facts on International Relations and Security Trends)
UIA's IGO Search (one of the free services from the Union of International Associations)
QFinance's Economic Profiles by Country
Doing Business, an IFC/World Bank country guide
OFFSTATS (Official Statistics)
Population Reference Bureau
NationMaster, for comparing countries graphically