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 over 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 preliminary section also includes an easy to use guide to country membership of major international organisations.
Biographies: includes over 2,000 profiles including heads of state, politicians, diplomats and bankers.
The States of the World: this section provides statistics, tables and other information on over 380 countries, provinces, state dependencies and territories – their cabinet members, political and economic structure and news, demographics, industries, communications, 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 over 12,000 useful internet addresses. National and state flags are included in full colour.