• United Kingdom Parliament
    Official site offers information on the House of Commons, the House of Lords and national parliamentary  services.
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
    The FCO  website includes the latest travel advice, news, foreign policy work, careers info, registration services and country profiles.
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    The UK Prime Minister's home page, providing news and information about the activities of the Government.
  • DFID
    UK Government Department responsible for promoting development and the reduction of poverty.


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  • African Development Bank Group - Guinea-Bissau
    Projects, strategy papers, and information about Guinea-Bissau and the ADB.
  • African Union
    The main objectives of the AU are "to promote unity and solidarity among African States, to coordinate and intensify cooperation for development, to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Member States, and to promote international cooperation within the framework of the United Nations."
  • EU Relations with Guinea-Bissau
    Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with Guinea-Bissau.
  • G-77 at the United Nations
    The Group of 77 is an intergovernmental organization of developing states in the UN. It provides the means for the countries of the South to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues within the United Nations system, and promote South-South cooperation for development. There are now 130 member states (including Guinea-Bissau), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
  • IRIN Humanitarian Profile - Guinea-Bissau
    IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks), part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news and analysis about sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia for the humanitarian community.
  • Islamic Development Bank
    "The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is a Multilateral Development Bank (MDB), established to foster the economic development and social progress of its member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries in accordance with the principles of Shari'ah (Islamic Law). There are 56 member countries (including Guinea-Bissau).
  • New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
    NEPAD is a strategy for sustainable development and poverty reduction in Africa.
  • ReliefWeb - Guinea-Bissau
    ReliefWeb, administered by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news, documents, maps, and background information on emergency assistance by country.
  • SESRTCIC - Guinea-Bissau
    Socioeconomic statistics and information for member countries from the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRTCIC), a subsidiary organ of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
    News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Select Guinea-Bissau from the "Browse by country" drop-down menu on the right.
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Guinea-Bissau (in Portuguese only)
    UNDP helps countries work toward human rights, democratic governance, poverty reduction, crisis prevention and recovery, energy and environment for sustainable development, and HIV/AIDS prevention.
  • United Nations Division for Sustainable Development - Guinea-Bissau
    Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
  • USAID - West Africa
    USAID Assistance in Western Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Male, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo).
  • U.S. Department of State - Guinea-Bissau
    U.S.-Guinea-Bissau relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
  • World Bank - Guinea-Bissau
    World Bank data, projects, and research in Guinea-Bissau.
  • World Food Program - Guinea-Bissau
    The World Food Program (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger.
  • World Trade Organization - Guinea-Bissau
    Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.


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