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Country Profiles

  • BBC News Profile - Ghana
    A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
  • CIA World Factbook - Ghana
    Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
  • FAO and Ghana
    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 Ghana
    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 - Ghana
    Country background, news and reports related to human rights.
  • IAEA - Ghana
    Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
  • IEA - Ghana
    Country information, energy-related statistics, graphs and publications from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
  • IMF - Ghana
    Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
  • ITC - Ghana
    Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
  • Library of Congress - Ghana
    Country portal and resources compiled by the Library of Congress subject experts.
  • OHCHR - Ghana
    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 - Ghana
    Country environmental profile from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
  • UNESCO Worldwide - Ghana
    Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
  • UNFPA Country Profile - Ghana
    "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."
  • United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Ghana
    Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
  • United Nations Country @ a Glance - Ghana
    Country overview, news, economy, environment, health and technology from the United Nations Cyberschoolbus.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Ghana
    Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: National Accounts - Ghana
    "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 - Ghana
    U.S. trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Ghana.
  • U.S. Commercial Service - Ghana
    Country profile about doing business abroad by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.
    • U.S. Commercial Service - West Africa
      Regional profile about doing business in West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo) by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.
  • U.S. Department of Energy - West Africa
    Regional analysis report from the Energy Information Administration for West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo).

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Diplomatic Relations
Diplomacy, Programs and Aid

  • African Development Bank Group - Ghana
    Projects, strategy papers, and information about Ghana 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."
  • Commonwealth of Nations - Ghana
    "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."
  • Delegation of the European Commission to Ghana
    The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.
  • Embassy of Ghana in Washington, DC
    Diplomatic representation of Ghana in the United States.
  • Embassy of the United States in Accra, Ghana
    Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Ghana.
  • EU Relations with Ghana
    Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with Ghana.
  • 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 Ghana), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
  • IRIN Humanitarian Profile - Ghana
    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.
  • New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
    NEPAD is a strategy for sustainable development and poverty reduction in Africa.
  • Permanent Mission of Ghana to the United Nations
    Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
  • ReliefWeb - Ghana
    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 - Ghana
    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) Ghana
    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 - Ghana
    Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
  • USAID - Ghana
    United States Agency for International Development (USAID) economic and humanitarian assistance programs.
    • 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 - Ghana
    U.S.-Ghanaian relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
  • World Bank - Ghana
    World Bank data, projects, and research in Ghana.
  • World Food Program - Ghana
    The World Food Program (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger.
  • World Trade Organization - Ghana
    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

  • Ghana: 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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