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Sri Lanka: Background and U.S. Relations

Description: This report provides historical, political, and economic background on Sri Lanka and examines U.S.-Sri Lankan relations and policy concerns. Congressional interest in Sri Lanka has focused on renewed and serious violent ethnic conflict in a quarter-century-old civil war, an attendant humanitarian emergency, and efforts to revive a moribund peace process.
Date: July 4, 2009
Creator: Kronstadt, K. Alan & Vaughn, Bruce
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Our Planet, Special Edition, 2007

Description: Magazine of the United Nations Environment Programme discussing worldwide environmental policies and other concerns. This issue is devoted to agriculture, particularly in developing countries. Traditional methods of agricultural intensification can degrade sanitation and public health, while increasing carbon emissions.
Date: 2007
Creator: United Nations Environment Programme
Partner: UNT Libraries