The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who 2012

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The International Year Book and Statesmen’s Who’s Who is an invaluable reference source for anyone interested in international affairs or international business. Established as an authoritative reference source on people, organisations and countries worldwide for almost 60 years – and used by governments, MPs, embassies, and IGOs – The International Year Book and Statesmen’s Who’s Who is the only directory that includes international organisations, states of the world, and an extensive number of biographies in one volume.

The International Year Book and Statesmen’s Who’s Who is available in print and online. Purchasers of the print edition have access to the online version at no extra charge.

International Organisations: covers the main international and national organizations world-wide. It features detailed entries on the UN, its specialised and affiliated agencies, the EU and major inter-governmental organisations. The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who also includes overviews of a further 500 international and national organisations, from political and humanitarian groups, through environment and agriculture to international trade, commerce, human rights and law.

The States of the World: this section provides information on over 380 countries, provinces, state dependencies and territories – their cabinet members, political and economic structure and news, demographics, industries, transport, media, health, education and legal systems, environment, religions and public holidays. Also included are individual entries for each of the US states, Canadian provinces, Indian states, Australian states and territories, South African provinces, and German federal states. The States of the World section features contact details for government ministries, embassies, courts, central banks, utilities, and transport and media organisations, and offers approximately 11,000 useful internet addresses. State flags are included in full colour.

Biographies: features over 3,000 biographies, including politicians from every country of the world, diplomats, heads of international organisations and many more. Biographies for US governors, congressional representatives and senators are also included. For ease of use, people included in the International Organisations and States of the World sections are cross-referenced to the biographies section. This section will tell you who’s who, how to contact them (including approximately 2,500 internet and e-mail addresses),where they were educated, who they have worked for, which organisations they belong to, what awards they have won, and both professional and personal interests.

Preliminary Section
The preliminary section includes information on country membership of major organisations and a calendar of forthcoming elections.

Online: Even more content is available in The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who Online. The product has a clear interface and comprehensive search facilities. All URLs and emails are hypertext linked and include extensive links to full-text constitutions of the states of the world. Entries also include a colour national flag and are linked to clear state maps.

The online version also includes the prestigious Who's Who in Public International Law, providing unique access to the main players within international law. Who’s Who in Public International Law aims to present biographies of experts working in the arena of international law including such areas as trade, investment, the environment, humanitarian law, human rights and international criminal law. It is the only directory which focuses on prominent people working in International Law. Those included in the publication have participated in international tribunals, including criminal courts and human rights courts.

Holders of the print edition have access to the online edition until 31 December 2012 using the 12 digit access token on the dust jacket of the book. To activate your online access to IYB go to http://brillonline.nl/accesstoken use the token code printed on this dust jacket and fill out the details.

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