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International Studies

This guide lists American University Library databases and print resources, and free Web sites that are of use to the study and research of International Studies.


Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)

Worldwide NGO Directory from WANGO

Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations from United Nations' Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
NGOs in a consultative status with the UN. The Advanced Search allows one to search for organizations based on a number of criteria: type of organization, geography, areas of expertise, etc.

NGO Database from United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
List of over 2,500 NGOs involved in prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of drug addicts, alternative development, crime prevention (including anti-human trafficking and anti-corruption activities), and criminal justice reforms.

NGO Global Network
List of non-governmental organizations associated with the United Nations.

Other International Organizations

Foreign Terrorist Organizations from National Counterterrorism Center
Organizations designated as "Foreign Terrorist Organizations" (FTO) by the U.S. Secretary of State.