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The Bahamas

 

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Country Profiles

  • BBC News Profile - Bahamas
    A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
  • CIA World Factbook - Bahamas
    Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
  • FAO and The Bahamas
    This page from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has information on economic and agricultural issues. It also has a good selection of maps.
  • Human Development Report on The Bahamas
    Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme. Country factsheet is also available.
  • Human Rights Watch - Bahamas
    Country background, news and reports related to human rights.
  • IAEA - Bahamas
    Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
  • IMF - Bahamas
    Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
  • ITC - Bahamas
    Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
  • Library of Congress - Bahamas
    Country portal and resources compiled by the Library of Congress subject experts.
  • OHCHR - Bahamas
    Country background, treaties, reporting status, calendar of events and publications related to human rights from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR).
  • UNEP - Bahamas
    Country environmental profile from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
  • UNESCO Worldwide - Bahamas
    Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
    • UNESCO Communication & Information - Bahamas
      Country profile, news and links to related projects and websites.
    • UNESCO Education Worldwide - Bahamas
      Education statistics, publications, plans, ministries, and news for Member States.
    • UNESCO Institute for Statistics - Bahamas
      A selection of national statistics on education, literacy, science and technology, culture, and communication.
    • UNESCO Office for the Caribbean
      Cluster Office representing UNESCO member and associate states in the Caribbean. Member States are Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saints Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago. Associate Member States are British Virgin Islands, Netherlands Antilles and Cayman Islands.
  • UNFPA Caribbean
    The UNFPA office in Jamaica serves the English and Dutch Speaking Caribbean inclusive of 21 member countries: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and The Turks and Caicos Islands.
  • United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Bahamas
    Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
  • United Nations Country @ a Glance - Bahamas
    Country overview, news, economy, environment, health and technology from the United Nations Cyberschoolbus.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Bahamas
    Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: National Accounts - Bahamas
    "Statistics database contains a complete and consistent set of time series from 1970 onwards of main national accounts aggregates for all UN Members States and all other countries and areas in the world."
  • U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - Bahamas
    U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with The Bahamas.
  • U.S. Commercial Service - Bahamas
    Country profile about doing business abroad by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.
    • U.S. Commercial Service - Caribbean Region
      Regional profile about doing business in the Caribbean (Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Curacao / Aruba, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Jamaica, Netherlands Antilles, St. Maarten, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks, and Caicos Islands) by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.
  • U.S. Department of Energy - Bahamas
    Country energy profile for production, consumption, U.S. oil imports, and CO2 emissions.

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Diplomatic Relations
Diplomacy, Programs and Aid

  • CARICOM - The Bahamas
    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was established by the Treaty of Chaguaramas in 1973. It is a regional organization dedicated to improving development, trade and economics, international competitiveness and economic leverage, coordination of foreign economic policies, and standards of living and work.
  • Commonwealth of Nations - The Bahamas
    "The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding and world peace. The Commonwealth's 2 billion citizens, about 30 per cent of the world's population, are drawn from the broadest range of faiths, races, cultures and traditions."
  • Embassy of the United States in Nassau, Bahamas
    Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in The Bahamas.
  • EU's Relations with Bahamas
    Overview, country strategy, agreements, and documents on the European Union's relations with The Bahamas.
  • 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 The Bahamas), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
  • Inter-American Development Bank and Bahamas
    Strategy, projects,and news about The Bahamas and the IADB.
  • Permanent Mission of The Bahamas to the Organization of American States
    "The OAS brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. The OAS is the region's principal multilateral forum for strengthening democracy, promoting human rights, and confronting shared problems such as poverty, terrorism, illegal drugs and corruption."
  • Permanent Mission of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the United Nations
    Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
  • ReliefWeb - Bahamas
    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.
  • UNHCR - Bahamas
    News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
  • United Nations Division for Sustainable Development - The Bahamas
    Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
  • U.S. Department of State - The Bahamas
    U.S.-Bahamian relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
    • Background Notes - The Bahamas
      Provides country background and foreign policy information for the American public from the Department of State's Bureau of Public Affairs.
  • World Bank - Bahamas
    World Bank data, projects, and research in The Bahamas.
  • World Trade Organization - Bahamas (Observer Country)
    Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for observer countries.

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Health

  • PAHO/WHO
    Official site of the Pan American Health Organization, a regional office of the World Health Organization.   
  • UNAIDS - Bahamas
    Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
  • WHO - Bahamas
    Information and statistics on the status of public health in The Bahamas from the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Peacekeeping and Military Information

  • Bahamas: Security Assistance
    Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
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Resources in the Catalog For additional foreign information, arranged by subject, see the Subject Page.

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