Council of Europe
Official web site of the Council of Europe (COE). Information on the activities of the COE and the Committee of Ministers of the COE. News, press releases, newsletter. Access to official documents: resolutions, European conventions, recommendations, summits and conference materials, speeches, monitoring reports, Activities Reports. Links to the web sites of the Parliamentary Assembly, European Court of Human Rights and Commissioner for Human Rights. Information on the Secretary General, Congress of Local and Regional Authorities and OSCE. Catalogue of the Library of the COE, catalogue of the latest publications and journals. Sites to the web sites of journals. Latest projects of the COE. Human Rights documents, pages on equality of gender, national minorities, combating racism and torture prevention. Information on legal co-operation, Venice Commission, Group of States against corruption (GRECO), social cohesion, information on Youth groups, COE activities in the field of environment, education, culture and heritage, youth and sport. Information on the COE and NGOs. Information on the ratification and signatures of the conventions. A list of the member states to the COE and their permanent representatives. Informational materials (leaflets, brochures, educational materials). Prizes and competitions.
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Official homepage of ICC, contains information on anti-corruption, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, banking techniques and practices, commercial law and practice, competition, customs and trade regulations, e-business, economic policy, environment and energy, financial services and insurance, intellectual property, marketing and advertising, taxation, trade and investment policy, transport and logistics. INCOTERMS 2000. Information on different structures of the ICC. Information on member states, sites of organizations of member states. Model contracts (by registration and for a fee).
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Information on organization (list of fields of acting) and its aims, list of member countries. Useful links to sites of international organizations. Manuals, best practice, dictionaries not only for branches of economy. Statistical data on economical processes in the world. Catalogue of publications and information on purchase of publications on Internet.
PROVIDUS centre for public policy
Site offers policy studies, reviews, articles and blogs on public policy issues in Latvia covering the following topics: policy process, social integration, rule of law, human rights, information society, civil society, education and employment, foreign affairs. Information on social projects implemented by PROVIDUS is also available.
A non-profit and non-governmental organisation to counter corruption in the world on all levels: it's history, activities and annual reports. News, press releases, blogs and opinions related to the topic of corruption and its mitigation and prevention are available on the website.
U4 Anti-corruption resource centre
The Utstein Anti-Corruption Resource Centre guides to relevant anti-corruption resources and informs about the Utstein partners and their anti-corruption work. There is information about the latest anit-corruption projects of the world as well as those from previous periods and those which are already implemented. Anti-corruption codes of various states are also available there. In the resource section U4 offers its reports on anti-corruption situation in the world and particular states, as well as comparative analysis and texts of international conventions.
U.S. Department's of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics
U.S. Department of Justice offers its statistics in crime, victimization, prisons, shows international statistics, prosecutions, crime trends etc.
U.S. Department of State
Information on the activities and organization of U.S. Department of State and its institutions - Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labour, The Office of International Religious Freedom (Reports, Archive 1997-2000, related links, legislation, fact sheets), Human Rights and Democracy Fund ((HRDF) Human Rights Reports), Business centre (Guide to doing business with the Department of State, US Trade Policy), Diplomatic list, International topics and issues (arms control, biotechnology, corruption, information technology, history of foreign relations, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, law enforcement, legal issues, narcotics, religious freedom, refugees, terrorism).