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Showing Grade 11, Unit 9a, UN, IMF, World Bank, and GATT
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United Nations Environment Program Homepage

http://www.unep.ch/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The United Nation's Environment homepage has conventions/treaties on the aspects of the environment. It has a wealth of data on global resources and international trade aspects of these resources. Standards 10.9.8 and 11.11.5

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3289

United Nations Headquarters

http://WWW.UN.ORG/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The United Nations homepage has information on the international organizations, global issues, world documents and other international and contemporary issues. Standard 10.9.8 and 11.9.1

Comments: This site is also good for international economic issues and comparative government issues.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3291

United Nations Charter (1945)

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=79

Rating: 2, High!

Description: On June 26, 1945, in San Francisco, the United Nations was established. Article 111 of its charter indicated that "The present Charter, of which the Chinese, French, Russian, English, and Spanish texts are equally authentic, shall remain deposited in the archives of the Government of the United States of America. Duly certified copies thereof shall be transmitted by that Government to the Governments of the other signatory states." The name United Nations originated with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1941 when he described the countries fighting against the Axis in World War II. Standards 10.9.8 and 11.9.1

Comments: This Our Documents site has a facsimile of the original document, a transcription of it, and background information to help the reader put the document in context.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3285

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/humanrights/resources/universal.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This remarkable document written in 1948 by the United Nations defines a broad view of human rights in 30 simply written articles. Standards 10.9.8 abd 11.9.1

Comments: Chart the development of the concept of human rights by comparing this document to other documents such as the Rights of Man and Citizen and the Bill of Rights.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3310

World Bank

http://www.worldbank.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is general World Bank information useful for international trade and developing nations studies. It would also be very helpful for Model United Nations students. Standard 11.9.1 and 12.6.4 economics

Comments: Mix of primary and secondary materials from World Bank.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3521

World Trade Organization (WTO) Homepage

http://www.wto.org/index.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The WTO's homepage contains a massive amount of world trade data. Good source for studying international trade issues for the United States and its trading partners. Standard 11.9.1 and 12.6.1 economics

Comments: Government and economic activity links and contemporary issues are also connected to this site.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3531

Multilateral Trade Institutions: GATT to the WTO

http://www.egss.ulg.ac.be/EconomieInternationale/lectures/MTI.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Here is an outline of key points behind the extablishment of Multilateral Trade groups such as GATT and WTO written for an economics class at Finders University in South Australia. Standards 11.9.1 and 12.6.1 economics

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2219

Technical Barriers to Trade

http://www.fb.com/issues/analysis/tradebar.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: US trade agreements, like NAFTA and GATT, have led to reductions in the levels of protectionism around the world. This is the good news. But, with this movement toward "access to new markets", US commodities including food and agricultural products have increasingly been subject to new technical barriers to trade (TBT) to try and keep our products out. Standard 11.9.1 and 12.6.2 economics

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2935

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