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Country Profiles
  • BBC News Profile - Suriname
    A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
  • CIA World Factbook - Suriname
    Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
  • FAO and Suriname
    Information on economic and agricultural issues from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It also has a good selection of maps.
  • Human Development Report on Suriname
    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 - Suriname
    Country background, news and reports related to human rights.
  • IAEA - Suriname
    Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
  • IMF - Suriname
    Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
  • ITC - Suriname
    Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
  • Library of Congress - Suriname
    Country portal and resources compiled by the Library of Congress subject experts.
  • OHCHR - Suriname
    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 - Suriname
    Country environmental profile from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
  • UNESCO Worldwide - Suriname
    Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
  • 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 - Suriname
    Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
  • United Nations Country @ a Glance - Suriname
    Country overview, news, economy, environment, health and technology from the United Nations Cyberschoolbus.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Suriname
    Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: National Accounts - Suriname
    "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 - Suriname
    U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Suriname.
  • U.S. Commercial Service - Suriname
    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 - Suriname
    Country energy profile for production, consumption, U.S. oil imports, and CO2 emissions.

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Diplomatic Relations
Diplomacy, Programs and Aid

  • CARICOM - Suriname
    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.
  • Delegation of the European Commission to Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Aruba and the Netherland Antillies
    The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.
  • Embassy of the Republic of Suriname in Washington, DC
    Diplomatic representation of Suriname in the United States.
  • Embassy of the United States in Paramaribo, Suriname
    Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Suriname.
  • EU's Relations with Suriname
    Overview, country strategy, agreements, and documents on the European Union's relations with Suriname.
  • 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 Suriname), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
  • Inter-American Development Bank and Suriname
    Strategy, projects,and news about Suriname and the IADB.
  • 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 Suriname).
  • Permanent Mission of Suriname 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 Suriname to the United Nations
    Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
  • ReliefWeb - Suriname
    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 - Suriname
    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).
  • UNHCR - Suriname
    News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Trinidad and Tobago
    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. The Trinidad and Tobago country office also covers Suriname, Netherlands Antilles and Aruba.
  • United Nations Division for Sustainable Development - Suriname
    Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
  • USAID - Suriname
    United States Agency for International Development (USAID) economic and humanitarian assistance programs.
    • USAID - Caribbean
      USAID Assistance in the Caribbean (Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago).
  • U.S. Department of State - Suriname
    U.S.-Surinamese relations, diplomacy, and country background notes.
    • Background Notes - Suriname
      Provides country background and foreign policy information for the American public from the Department of State's Bureau of Public Affairs.
  • World Bank - Suriname
    World Bank data, projects, and research in Suriname.
  • World Trade Organization - Suriname
    Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member 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 - Suriname
    Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
  • WHO - Suriname
    Information and statistics on the status of public health in Suriname from the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Peacekeeping and Military Information

  • Suriname: 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, try the Subject Page.

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