Country Profile: Kyrgyzstan

Country Profile: Kyrgyzstan

The modern Kyrgyz Republic is based on a civilization of nomadic tribes that moved across the northern part of Central Asia, intermixing with other tribes and peoples. The first Kyrgyz state, the Kyrgyz Khanate, existed from the sixth to the thirteenth century and extended at its greatest size from present-day south-central Siberia to present-day eastern ...

Kiribati 2016 Country Review

Kiribati 2016 Country Review

Kiribati won independence from the United Kingdom in 1979. Like other Pacific island countries, Kiribati is far from major markets, has few natural resources and a narrow economic base. Production and exports are limited to copra, fish and seaweed, and the economy is vulnerable to fluctuations in world commodity demand and prices.

Jordan Factsheet

Jordan Factsheet

UNHCR coordinates the refugee response under the leadership of the Government of Jordan and through the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF), in a collaborative effort between the donor community, UN agencies, international and national NGOs, communitybased organizations, refugees and host communities.

India Economic Summit Overview

India Economic Summit Overview

With a strong demographic dividend, a growing entrepreneurial ecosystem and a large domestic market, the time is right for India’s economy to soar. The world is expecting India to translate its potential into action. If the economic liberalization of 1991 was a watershed moment for India, 25 years later India again stands on the threshold of another hist ...

Iceland in Figures 2018

Primary symbols and abbreviations – nil 0 less than half of the unit used · category not applicable … not available , thousand seperator . decimal seperator ISK Icelandic krónur n.e.s. not elsewhere specified EU European Union EEA European Economic Area BOP Balance of Payments

The 2018 National Reform Programme of Hungary

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Articles 121(2) and 148(4) thereof, Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1466/97 of 7 July 1997 on the strengthening of the surveillance of budgetary positions and the surveillance and coordination of economic policies1 , and ...

Honduras 2016 Country Review

Honduras 2016 Country Review

Honduras is a country in Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua. It became a Spanish colony in the early 1500s and gained independence in 1821. The country was under the rule of dictatorship from 1933 to 1948. The following decades saw civilian governments alternating with military coups and rule until 1982 when an ...

Market Outlook Perth Western Australia

Market Outlook Perth Western Australia

IMPORTANT TIMEZONE 1 hour timezone 5 hour business timezone Perth shares a time zone with approximately 60% of the world’s population. The recent introduction of Perth-London direct flights reinforces the Perth’s role as Australia’s Western Gateway and provides a vital entry point for European travellers.

Making a Will - All You Need to Know

Making a Will - All You Need to Know

Get an idea of what your estate will be worth by drawing up a list of your assets and debts. Assets that typically make up an estate include: your home, and any other property you own savings in bank and building society accounts National Savings, such as premium bonds insurance, such as life assurance or an endowment policy pension funds that inclu ...

Guyana Basic Country Data

Guyana Basic Country Data

Total Population: 754,493 Population 0-14 years: 34% Rural population: 72% Population living under USD 1.25 a day: no data Population living under the national poverty line: no data Income status: Lower middle income economy Ranking: Medium human development (ranking 117) Per capita total expenditure on health at average exchange rate (US dollar): 133 Li ...

Guinea Overview

Guinea Overview

Provide international protection and material assistance to refugees and asylum-seekers in Guinea (Liberian, Sierra Leonean and Ivorian refugees); continue to promote and complete the organized voluntary repatriation of Sierra Leonean refugees; pursue durable solutions such as resettlement to third countries and local integration especially for urban ref ...

Guernsey Facts and Figures 2018

Welcome to the sixteenth edition of Guernsey’s Facts and Figures booklet, which contains a wealth of fiscal, economic, social and environmental data. Over the last few years we have consciously expanded what we report to ensure the booklet is of interest and use to everyone on the island, not just policy makers. It is a key part of our government transpa ...

GUAM–WHO Country Cooperation Strategy 2018–2022

GUAM–WHO Country Cooperation Strategy 2018–2022

Guam is an unincorporated and organized territory of the United States of America in the western Pacific Ocean. Guam has an estimated population of 162 000 spread across 19 villages. The majority of people live in the northern part of the island. Guam is one of five Pacific island jurisdictions of the United States of America with a civilian government a ...

French Guiana, Guadeloupe, and Martinique

French Guiana, Guadeloupe, and Martinique

GENERAL CONTEXT AND HEALTH DETERMINANTS The archipelago of Guadeloupe, covering an area of 1,703 km2 , is the largest of the two islands. It comprises, in addition to Guadeloupe proper—which is actually two separate landmasses, Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre, bisected by a seawater channel— the islands of Marie-Galante, Les Saintes, La Désirade, SaintBarth ...

Grenada Overview

Grenada Overview

Grenada is made up of the islands of Grenada, Carriacou, and Petit Martinique, plus several islets. It is located in the far south of the Windward Islands, approximately 160 km north of Venezuela and 145 km southwest of Barbados. The total surface area is 344 km2 . It has a Westminster-style parliamentary system of government and belongs to the Commonwea ...

Greenland in Figures 2019

Greenland in Figures 2019

Greenland´s population lives exclusively at the coast; in towns and settlements. About 60 per cent live in the five largest towns Nuuk, Sisimiut, Ilulissat, Aasiaat and Qaqortoq. Most of the population is of Greenlandic ancestry. The remainder is predominantly Danish, though it has become increasingly international lately. From the 1960´s on, the town po ...