The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who
The International Year Book and Statesmen’s Who’s Who is published in September each year. This single-volume reference work is a unique, authoritative and esteemed source of information on:
- All countries of the world, including territories and federal states. Detailed overviews include details on political and economic structure, listings of cabinet members, comprehensive figures, statistics, tables and text on a wide range of topics including demographics, finance, education, transport, communications, environment, industry, education and many more.
- All significant international and national organisations. It features detailed entries on the UN, its specialised and affiliated agencies, the EU and major inter-governmental organisations. It also includes overviews of a futher 500 organisations from political and humanitarian groups to environment and agriculture, international trade and law.
-Comprehensive biographical profiles of over 2,000 of the most important people in the world, including heads of state, politicians, diplomats, heads of international organisations, central bankers and many more.
The work is thoroughly revised annually. It is an invaluable reference source for anyone interested in international affairs or international business and is used by governments, MPs, embassies, libraries and IGOS. It is the only directory that includes profiles of international organisations, states of the world and extensive biographies in one volume. Full colour flags are included along with a table detailing country memberships of international organisations and a calendar of forthcoming elections.
The International Year Book and Statesmen’s Who’s Who is also available online. The online product has regular updates, a clear interface and comprehensive search facilities and additional extensive content. Entries also include a colour national flag and are linked to clear state maps. Hypertext links provide access to full constitutions. The International Year Book and Statesmen’s Who’s Who Online includes the prestigious Who’s Who in Public International Law, providing access to the main players within international law.
The series published an average of one volume per year over the last 5 years.
This particular yearbook, for one, marches steadily on, its colours flying, its massive authority undiminished, its depth of detail impressive, and its scope as wide as ever. […] libraries should bite the bullet and place it on standing order’
Emerald Reference Reviews, 2006