INCORE guide to Internet sources on conflict in Togo
Compiled by Meagan Patrick (June 2005)
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Investir en Zone Franc
A guide including financial issues, principal economic indicators, and maps of the country and capital.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Country map including both interregional capitals and other cities of higher population density.
Map illustrating national highways and parks.
A perspective of Togo to Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger and Burkina Faso.
News Sources - Email Lists
Web radio on Togolese events and news.
From Lomé, Togo. The latest weekly articles in the Togolese press.
From Paris, France.Togolese current events which are drawn from AFP, BREADED, and correspondents inTogo.
Togo-Press, Grand Quotidien National d’Inforation
Online paper which includes subjects regarding politics, health, culture, and education. Archival information is also available.
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) Togo
Reporting that focuses on strengthening universal access to timely, strategic and non-partisan information so as to enhance the capacity of the humanitarian community to understand, respond to and avert emergencies.
http://www.irinnews.org ........ (1759)
National and Local Governmental Institutions and Agencies
The Republic of Togo
The official site of the government, current events of Togo and the world, information on the Togolese government and its policies.
Togolese Mission to the United Nations
Includes messages from the ambassador to the UN, historical information, and links to Togolese participation in various organizations within the United Nations.
Togo: Constitution of the IV Republic
Provided by L'Agence intergouvernementale de la Francophonie.
Togolese Laws, Regulations, Codes, Acts, Statutes, Bills
Provided by the International Labor Organization.
Honorarkonsulat der Republik Togo in Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland und Hessen
Togolese Honorary Consulate in Germany.
External Governmental Institutions and Agencies
French Embassy, Togo
Includes official French diplomatic relations with Togo, messages from the French Ambassador to Togo, and current events.
The United States State Department
Concise report on economics, legalities, and political insecurity in Togo.
United States Central Intelligence Agency.
World Factbook: Togo (2005) Country Report.
International Multilateral Organisations (IOs)
African Development Bank Group on Togo
From Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. Basic economic indicators and links to various reports.
From Bamako, Mali. Statistics on Sub-Saharan Africa in French.
La Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD)
The West African Bank of Development (BOAD) is the common institution for the financial development of the West African Western Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA).
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
Regional organization consisting of sixteen West African countries founded to promote economic activity and growth.
The European Union
Togo as a party to the Cotonou agreement between the EU and African, Caribbean and Pacific countries. Explores article 45 of the Cotonou agreement concerning competition policy.
http://europa.eu.int ........ (1773)
The International Monetary Fund: Togo
From Washington, DC. Summaries, full length reports, and recent news. Note: Some documents are in PDF format, requiring Adobe Acrobat.
National Report on Disarmament in Togo to the UN
The Togolese National Commission to Combat Proliferation, Illicit Circulation of and Traffic in Small Arms and Light Weapons provides information to the UN concerning the implementation of its programme of activities.
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Country page on Togo that includes ratifications and reservations.
Statistics on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Togo.
UNESCO, International Bureau of Education: Togo
From Geneva, Switzerland. Country reports and statistics.
UNHCR, United Nations Refugee Agency
Togo page including news, UNHCR operations in the area, background information and maps.
United Nations Statistics Division
Statistics on Togo regarding gross domestic product, gross national income, and demographics.
International Financial Institutions (IFIs)
The World Bank
Africa region infobriefs: “Togo : Creating Partnerships in Development Initiatives”
International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGOs), Research Institutes, Non-State Actors
From New York and Washington, DC. Updated news coverage and reports on Togolese human rights conditions.
CARE International began its operations in Togo in 1986 and since then it has been involved in small economic activity, agroforestry, family planning, AIDS education, girls' education, urban development and rehabilitation programmes.
The Centre for Democracy and Development: Togo
A non-governmental organisation which aims to promote the values of democracy, peace & human rights in Africa and especially in the West African sub-region.
Human Rights Watch on Togo
Campaigns, press releases, and reports in English or French
Human Rights Watch Report
‘Borderline slavery: child trafficking in Togo.’ (2003); vol. 15, no. 8(A), April 2003. -- New York: HRW, 2003. (PDF format)
Country guide on Togo covering the political crisis, human rights, health issues and development in the country.
Local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Civil Society Organisations, Research Institutes, Non-State Actors
Kabiye women's organization is devoted to helping village women become literate and have a better quality of life through health education and small economic development projects.
Cooperationtogo is a community of exchange for the social workers, citizens, friends and travelers of Togo.
Education for Development and Democracy Initiative and The Ambassador’s Girls’ Scholarship Program provide financial assistance to female students in Togo.
Articles, Papers, Reports, Agreements
Human Rights Internet: UN Human Rights System, For the Record: Togo
From Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. A small collection of the treaties and other documents.
MBendi AfroPaedia: Togo
From MBendi Information Services, South Africa. A basic economic & investment profile, with links to other reports and news.
Plan International’s Report on Child Trafficking from Togo
One in eight children trafficked from Togo, West Africa”
University of Pennsylvania African Studies Center
On-Line Resources Related to Togo