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Infoplease - Niger

Infoplease is an Internet site which providesf useful information by country, including geographic and economic information as well as links to related sites. The Niger page includes maps, a list of current government officials, and details of land area and population.

Social Welfare Information Kit (SWIK)

Social Welfare Information Kit (SWIK), an online reference centre of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, provides Hong Kong social service information to the general public and the service sector.

District Administration - Blagoevgrad

The District Administration of Blagoevgrad, one of the 28 regions of Bulgaria, provides a wide range of services for the public, including issues of inter- municipality importance, safety, and information about the region.

Electronic Mine Information Network (E-MINE)

Electronic Mine Information Network (E-MINE), operated by the United Nations Mine Action Service, provides information and resources regarding the removal and destruction of mines, mine action education, and victim assistance.

People In Aid Code of Good Practice

The People In Aid Code of Good Practice is a quality framework covering all aspects of human resources and people management. It comprises 7 principles, each with specific indicators. The Code supports continuous improvement of NGOs‘ HR practices, facilitates stakeholder engagement, and measures...

Standards for Charity Accountability

Charity Accountability Standards, developed by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, provide assistance to donors in making sound giving decisions and to foster public confidence in charitable organisations. The standards relate to governance and oversight, measuring effectiveness, finances, and...

International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) - meetings and conferences

The ISDR is a programme of the UN which aims at building disaster-resilient communities by promoting increased awareness of the importance of disaster reduction as an integral component of sustainable development -- with the goal of reducing human, social, economic and environmental losses due to...

Virtual library on international development - Bangladesh page

A collection of links to international development resources on the internet, including lists of NGOs, government organisations, development statistics, and related documents.

Vietnam Customs Contact Information

Vietnam Custioms Contact Information provides contact details of the General Department of Customs of Vietnam.

Formula for Corporate Funding

A Grants and Foundations Review article from the Charity Channel on how to find funding from corporate partners for events or special projects.

Australian Guidelines for Drug Donations to Developing Countries

Australian Guidelines for Drug Donations to Developing Countries are based on the international Guidelines for Drug Donations developed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1996. The document lists a set of core principles, and guidelines on selection of drugs, quality and shelf-life of drugs,...

Country Calling Codes

Country Calling Codes is a website that provides international calling instructions by allowing the users to select the country they are calling from and then the country they are calling to.

Information on Packing Products for Shipping

The web page is from the U.S. Government's export portal and contains useful information on packing products for shipping overseas. It also contains other related information such as tariff, import fees, inspections and Incoterms.

Guidelines for Good Packing

This information page provides guidelines for packing for shipments, and shipping procedures.

Basic Guide to Exporting

A Basic Guide to Exporting has an online guide for small and medium-sized companies wishing to learn more about the advantages of exporting.

The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System provides near real-time alerts about natural disasters around the world and tools to facilitate response coordination, including media monitoring, map catalogues and Virtual On-Site Operations Coordination Centre.

Beyond the continuum: The changing role of aid policy in protracted crises

This report, the third in the Humanitarian Policy Group's annual series looking at trends in the international humanitarian system, focuses on the increasing engagement of the international development aid system in situations which have traditionally been seen as the preserve of the humanitarian...

UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) - TRAINS (TRade Analysis and INformation System) - Kuwait page

The TRAINS country notes summarise the trade control measures, tariffs and other import regulations.

Markkula Centre for Applied Ethics

The Markkula Centre for Applied Ethics provides a spectrum of resource for people and organisations wanting to study and apply an ethical approach to crucial issues facing the world. The Centre supports research, assists faculty in integrating ethics into courses, and helps businesses, schools,...

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Africa: Recommendations of the MDG Africa Steering Group

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Africa: Recommendations of the MDG Africa Steering Group, a report by the MDG Africa Steering Group, provides practical steps, strategies and programmes, with costings, needed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals in Africa. This report was...