International Settlements (BIS)
Central bankers' central bank: general information about
the BIS, its publications, and links to most central
banks on the web.
the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR)
It is the largest research centre dealing with the study
of globalisation and regionalisation in Europe. It has
become an international site for research in this area.
Food and Agriculture Organization
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UN).
Site has many information resources and links on
agriculture topics, hunger, sustainable development, and
FIBV - International Federation
of Stock Exchanges
Trade organisation for regulated securities and
derivative markets world-wide.
International Institute for
Environment and Development (IIED)
Promotes sustainable patterns of world development
through collaborative research, policy studies, consensus
building and public information.
Labour Organization (ILO)
It is an agency under the United Nations charter charged
with codifying and promoting internationally recognized
human and labor rights. It is a highly influential force
on issues such as child labor, exploitation of workers
and workplace safety.
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
The IMF is an international organization of 182 member
countries, established to promote international monetary
cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange
arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels
of employment; and to provide temporary financial
assistance to countries under adequate safeguards to help
ease balance of payments adjustment.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation
and Development (OECD)
The OECD groups 29 member countries in an organisation
that provides governments a setting in which to discuss,
develop and perfect economic and social policy. They
compare experiences, seek answers to common problems and
work to co-ordinate domestic and international policies
that increasingly in today's globalised world must form a
web of even practice across nations.
International partnerships in Development: loans, equity
financing, development assistance, investment guarantees,
settlement of international investment disputes. Assists
more than 100 developing countries and countries in
transition. Owned/funded by about 180 member nations.
Transparency International is a non-governmental
organisation dedicated to increasing government
accountability and curbing both international and
Scopo privilegiato di TI Ŕ quello di sviluppare un
approccio globale contro la corruzione, lottando in modo
particolare contro la grande corruzione internazionale ma
anche contro la corruzione nazionale.
Official Web Site of the United Nations Headquarters in
New York. Daily UN News, UN Documents and Publications,
UN Overview information, UN Conference information,
photos, and other UN information resources. Information
in 6 languages.
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
UNICEF works for the survival, development and protection
of children worldwide, guided in its programmes by the
Convention on the Rights of the Child.
World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum is the foremost global
partnership of business, political, intellectual and
other leaders of society committed to improving the state
of the world. Members, constituents and collaborators
have a unique opportunity, through their association with
the World Economic Forum, to engage in processes of
developing and sharing ideas, opinions and knowledge on
the key issues of the global agenda. The World Economic
Forum is an independent, impartial, not-for-profit
Foundation which acts in the spirit of entrepreneurship
in the global public interest to further economic growth
and social progress.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
International body dealing with the rules of trade
Analyzes interdisciplinary environmental data from around
the world, providing information on how to build a
sustainable society. Website has articles on a broad
range on topics.