Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Locating NGOs for your Topic
You can also search Google using the advance search method of limiting the search to a domain such as .org.
Phrase your search with your keywords or topic and limit by including the word site:.org
Google also provides a template for advance searching, use this link to access this option.
These supplemental links can help you wtih your research in International Studies.
Foreign Affairs Online
From the University of Virginia. A web site with a number of links to resources international relations, maps, reference sources, information on NGOs and IGOs and much more.
International Affairs Resources
International Affairs Resources is a frequently updated Internet directory of over 2000 annotated links to high-quality English-language sources of information and analysis in a wide range of international affairs, international relations, international studies, global studies, and global education topics. These sites are carefully selected for their long-term value, favoring those with cost-free, authoritative information and analysis online.
International Development Initiatives
Development Initiatives (DI) is an independent international development organization that focuses on the role of data in driving poverty eradication and sustainable development.
International Relations and Security Network
The International Relations and Security Network (ISN) is one of the world’s leading open access information services for both professionals and students who focus on international relations (IR) and security studies. Taken from their web site.
The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis.
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI):
An independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established in 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open sources, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public.
United States Department of State
The Department of State advises the President and leads the Nation in foreign policy issues to advance freedom and democracy for the American people and the international community. To this end, the Department compiles research on American overseas interests, disseminates information on foreign policy to the public, negotiates treaties and agreements with foreign nations, and represents the United States in the United Nations and other international organizations and conferences.
USAID Agency for International Development
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is an independent agency that provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States. The site provides an overview of each county where the agency does work.
World Bank Group
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.
United States Congressional Resources
United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
It is charged with leading foreign-policy legislation and debate in the Senate. In addition it is generally responsible for overseeing (but not administering) and funding foreign aid programs as well as funding arms sales and training for national allies.