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Country Profiles

  • BBC News Profile - Turkey
    A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
  • CIA World Factbook - Turkey
    Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
  • EurasiaNet - Turkey
    EurasiaNet, an Open Society Institute resource, provides information and analysis about political, economic, environmental and social developments in the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus, as well as in Russia, the Middle East, and Southwest Asia.
  • European Union - Turkey
    The EU is a supernational union comprised of 27 member states. Turkey is a candidate country.
    • EUbusiness - Turkey
      Country profile, business guides, and business news from EUbusiness (an independent online business information service about the European Union).
    • EU Enlargement - Turkey
      Political and economic profile on EU enlargement candidate and potential candidate countries.
  • FAO and Turkey
    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 Turkey
    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 - Turkey
    Country background, news and reports related to human rights.
  • IAEA - Turkey
    Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
  • IEA - Turkey
    Country information, energy-related statistics, graphs and publications from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
  • IMF - Turkey
    Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
  • ITC - Turkey
    Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
  • Library of Congress - Turkey
    Country portal and resources compiled by the Library of Congress subject experts.
  • Medea - Turkey
    Country profile from the European Institute for Research on Mediterranean and Euro-Arab Cooperation (Medea) with the support of the European Commission.
  • OECD - Turkey
    Country information, statistics, publications, and news from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
  • OHCHR - Turkey
    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 - Turkey
    Country environmental profile from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
  • UNESCO Worldwide - Turkey
    Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
  • UNFPA Country Profile - Turkey
    "The United Nations Population Fund ( UNFPA) supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect."
    • UNFPA - Turkey
      Regional website for Turkey and the South Caucasus (Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan).
  • United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Turkey
    Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
  • United Nations Country @ a Glance - Turkey
    Country overview, news, economy, environment, health and technology from the United Nations Cyberschoolbus.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Turkey
    Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: National Accounts - Turkey
    "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 - Turkey
    U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Turkey.
  • U.S. Commercial Service - Turkey
    Country profile about doing business in Turkey by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.
  • U.S. Department of Energy - Turkey
    Country energy profile for production, consumption, U.S. oil imports, and CO2 emissions.

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Diplomatic Relations
Diplomacy, Programs and Aid

  • Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)
    BSEC is a multilateral political and economic initiative aimed at fostering interaction and harmony among the Member States, as well as to ensure peace, stability and prosperity encouraging friendly and good-neighbourly relations in the Black Sea region. There are 12 member countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.
  • Council of Europe and Turkey
    "Founded in 1949, the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals." There are 47 member states.
  • D-8 - Turkey
    "D-8, also known as Developing-8, is an arrangement for development cooperation among the following countries: Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey."
  • Delegation of the European Commission to Turkey
    The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.
  • Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Washington, DC
    Diplomatic representation of Turkey in the United States.
  • Embassy of the United States in Ankara, Turkey
    Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Turkey.
  • Group of Twenty (G-20)
    The G-20 is a group of 19 of the world's largest economies and the European Union. The G-20 is an informal forum that promotes open and constructive discussion between industrial and emerging-market countries on key issues related to global economic stability.
  • 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 Turkey).
  • NATO Member Country
    Turkey is a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), an alliance of 26 countries from North America and Europe committed to fulfilling the North Atlantic Treaty signed on April 4, 1949.
  • Permanent Mission of Turkey to the United Nations
    Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
  • ReliefWeb - Turkey
    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 - Turkey
    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 - Turkey
    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) in Turkey
    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 - Turkey
    Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
  • United Nations in Turkey
    UN system in Turkey.
  • USAID - Turkey
    United States Agency for International Development (USAID) economic and humanitarian assistance programs.
  • U.S. Department of State - Turkey
    U.S.-Turkey relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
    • Background Notes - Turkey
      Provides country background and foreign policy information for the American public from the Department of State's Bureau of Public Affairs.
  • World Bank - Turkey
    World Bank data, projects, and research in Turkey.
  • World Trade Organization - Turkey
    Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.

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  • UNAIDS - Turkey
    Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
  • WHO - Turkey
    Information and statistics on the status of public health in Turkey from the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • WHO/Europe
    Official site of the World Health Organization Europe (WHO/Europe).   

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