The Latest on the Cultural Profiles
Please Note: Development of the Cultural Profiles is now
complete. The Cultural Profiles were created in 1998 and 2002. See the
individual country PDF for specific date of creation.
- No more country profiles are being created.
- No more hard (print) copies are available for distribution.
To print any of the profiles, download the Adobe Acrobat PDF version that
can be found in the main menu for each country.
You may only download and print materials, or use / reproduce images for non-commercial, educational use. Copies or reproductions of this material should include
proper sourcing. Links to the profiles are encouraged.
Up to Date Resources
These profiles were created
some years ago and have not been updated since
1998 for some and 2002 for others.
While they are available as a general introduction to countries, cultures and
from around the world, there are other
resources that you may want to consult. We have created a list of those
resources here, for your additional information.
and Refugee Board
Country of Origin: Research In-depth research
on issues relevant to the refugee protection determination process.
New Internationalist Country Profiles
A concise profile of countries featured in the New Internationalist magazine.
A massive central data source that allows you to graphically compare nations.
NationMaster is a compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World
Factbook, United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, World
Resources Institute, UNESCO, UNICEF and OECD.
Amnesty International Library
Contains an archive of most reports, news releases and urgent actions published
from 1996 to date.
UNICEF - Country Statistics
Economic and social statistics on the countries and territories of the
world, with particular reference to children's well-being.
CIA - The World Factbook
Lists population, government, military, and economic information for nations
recognized by the United States.
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