Human Trafficking & Modern-day Slavery
Country by country reports of human trafficking, modern day slavery, contemporary slavery, debt bondage, serfdom, forced labor, forced marriage, transferring of wives, inheritance of wives, and transfer of a child for purposes of exploitation.
The Prevalence, Abuse & Exploitation of Street Children
A website for use in both education and research consisting of country-by-country reports focused on children who make their homes in the street, including street children, street kids, street homeless children and rough sleepers.
Berrow´s Worcester Journal
The oldest continually published newspaper in the World has appeared each week with unfailing regularity for more than 300 years.
CIA: The World Factbook
Provides national-level information on countries, territories, and dependencies.
EarthCam: Webcam Network
The most comprehensive and easily navigated reference directory for locating live webcams on the Internet. You can browse sites by category or travel via geographical region.
European Policy Institutes Network (EPIN)
EPIN aims to contribute to the debate on the Future of Europe through up to the minute, expert analysis and commentary and through providing easy access
to understanding the different national debates.
Global Environmental Change and Our Health
Disasters loom large in the news today and can leave you wondering how to sort the science from the sound bites and how best to stimulate your students to learn about the connections between global environmental change and the health concerns that affect our lives everyday. To help you find answers, PBS has created this website for middle school students, teachers -- and parents.
International Peace Bureau (IPB)
The International Peace Bureau is the world´s oldest and most comprehensive international peace federation, bringing together people working for peace in many different sectors: not only pacifists but also women´s, youth, labour, religious and professional bodies.
Internet Public Library: Newspapers
Online newspapers from around the world.
Lesson Plans for Latin America and Caribbean
Here you can access over 65 lesson plans dealing with Latin America, the Caribbean and culture studies. The original 65 lesson plans were written by secondary teachers in 1995 as part of a summer institute at the Latin America Data Base. The lesson plans incorporate the study of Latin America into various subjects, including Spanish, Social Studies, Science, Math, Art and Language Arts. Many lessons are cross-disciplinary and some integrate the Internet into the activities.
The New Zealand Herald
New Zealand´s largest newspaper now online. Find out the latest New Zealand and international news and current affairs. NZ local and world news, business, sport, stockwatch, money, entertainment, technology, classifieds and advertising updated daily.
Newspapers from Around the World
Enjoy international newspapers from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Sports, business, science and technology periodicals are also available.
Offers information on all 758 Prize Winners to date, the Nobel Organization, Alfred Nobel, and Nobel events, as well as educational material and games. Nobel e-Museum consists of more than 9,000 static documents, several databases and a number of multimedia productions with Nobel Prize connection.
UNICEF - The State of the World´s Children
The State of the World´s Children 2002 is about the leadership that was needed to turn commitments made at the 1990 World Summit for Children into actions that improved the lives of children and families. It is also about the leadership that is necessary now and into the future in order to ensure the right of every child to live in peace, health and dignity.
The United Nations
Welcome to the UN. It´s your world.
U. S. Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs
Posts Travel Warnings, Public Announcements and Consular Information Sheets.
The War Orphans Project
During the horror of the Nazi Holocaust, European Jewish families were torn apart. Childhood became a time of fear and a struggle for survival. After the war, a group of young Jewish orphans immigrated to Canada from the devastation of Europe as part of the War Orphans Project. Using their own words and artifacts, this virtual exhibit tells the story of the orphans´ courage and resilience and of the tireless efforts of the people who helped them.
WHO: World Health Organization
The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO´s objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO´s Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.