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United Arab Emirates (UAE)

 

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Country Profiles

  • Australian Government - UAE
    Country profile, economic and trade information, and foreign relations from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
  • BBC News Profile - UAE
    A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
  • FAO and UAE
    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 UAE
    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 - UAE
    Country background, news and reports related to human rights.
  • IAEA - UAE
    Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
  • IEA - UAE
    Country information, energy-related statistics, graphs and publications from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
  • IMF - UAE
    Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
  • ITC - UAE
    Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
  • Library of Congress - UAE
    Country portal and resources compiled by the Library of Congress subject experts.
  • Medea - UAE
    Country profile from the European Institute for Research on Mediterranean and Euro-Arab Cooperation (Medea) with the support of the European Commission.
    • UAE Information Files: documents, treaties/agreements, imports/exports, elections, international relations, and UN Resolutions.
  • OHCHR - UAE
    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 - UAE
    Country environmental profile from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
  • UNESCO Worldwide - UAE
    Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
  • United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - UAE
    Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
  • United Nations Country @ a Glance - UAE
    Country overview, news, economy, environment, health and technology from the United Nations Cyberschoolbus.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - UAE
    Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: National Accounts - UAE
    "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 - UAE
    U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with UAE.
  • U.S. Commercial Service - UAE
    Country profile about doing business in UAE by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.
  • U.S. Department of Energy - UAE
    Regional analysis report from the Energy Information Administration for Eastern Mediterranean countries (Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, and Syria).
    • Persian Gulf Region
      Regional analysis report from the Energy Information Administration for Persian Gulf countries (Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates).

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Diplomatic Relations
Diplomacy, Programs and Aid

  • Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD)
    Projects, operations, resources, and technical assistance from the AFESD. Members of the AFESD are the 21 Arab countries that are members of the League of Arab states (including UAE).
  • Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Washington, DC
    Diplomatic representation of the UAE in the United States.
    • UAE-US Relations
      Site sponsored by the UAE embassy that provides information about the bilateral relationship between the US and the UAE.
  • Embassy of the United States in Abu Dhabi, UAE
    Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in UAE.
  • EU & the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
    Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council (includes UAE).
  • 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 UAE), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
  • Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
    Promotes coordination and international cooperation between Member States (United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, and Kuwait) to strengthen member states' economy, finance, trade, customs, tourism, legislation, administration, as well as scientific and technical progress in industry, mining, agriculture, water and animal resources, establishing scientific research centres, setting up joint ventures, and encouraging cooperation of the private sector.
  • 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 UAE).
  • League of Arab States (In Arabic, English site under construction)
    Established in 1945, the Arab League has 22 members (including UAE). The Arab League promotes the political, economic, cultural, and social interests of member states.
  • OPEC - UAE
    The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is a permanent, intergovernmental Organization made up of 12 developing nations whose economies rely on oil exports.
  • Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations
    Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
  • ReliefWeb - UAE
    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 - UAE
    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 - UAE
    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 UAE
    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 - UAE
    Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
  • U.S. State Department - UAE
    U.S.-UAE relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
  • World Bank - UAE
    World Bank data, projects, and research in UAE.
  • World Trade Organization - UAE
    Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.

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Peacekeeping and Military Information

  • United Arab Emirates: Security Assistance
    Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
  • United States Central Command - Arabian Gulf States
    U.S. Central Command conducts operations to attack, disrupt and defeat terrorism, deter and defeat adversaries, deny access to WMD, assure regional access, strengthen regional stability, build the self-reliance of partner nations’ security forces, and protect the vital interests of the United States within the area of responsibility. Arabian Gulf states include Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Oman.
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Resources in the Catalog For additional foreign information, arranged by subject, see the Subject Page.

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