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GENERAL CEE INFORMATION - Click here for a one-stop link overview of all CEE countries

Erik Herronīs Guide to Politics in East Central Europe and Eurasia : A guide to international politics in CEE and Eurasia, with links to Government Agencies, Political Parties and Media

US Council on Foreign Relations: CEE Page

In Your Pocket: The online version of an excellent series of city and regional guides.

AllCapitals.com: AllCapitals offers interactive, user contributed city guides to various CEE cities (Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Ljubljana, Prague, Riga, Sofia, Tallinn, Vilnius, Warsaw)


Columbia Free Dictionary: One of the most complete and up-to-date encyklopedias ever produced.

CIA Word Factbook: Tons of vital statistics on Eastern Europe´s geography, government, economy and people

Wikipedia:The biggest multilingual free-content encyklopedia on the Internet.

Geographia: In-depth travel destination guides to over 75 countries.

Worldatlas: A world atlas of facts, flags and maps.

Planetrider: The most complete traveler´s guide to quality Internet resources.

Let´s Go: Let´s Go Travel Guides - The Leader in Budget Travel.

Lonely Planet: Travel guidebooks, advice, information and inspiration.

EU Enlargement: Enlargement website of the EC

EURACTIV:European Union Information website

Slavophilia : Slavic & East European Resources


BBC Country Reports : Instant guide to history, politics and economic background.

Encyklopedia Britannica : Full text for subscribers only.

Travlang: Provides free online translation dictionaries and lists of phrases in various languages including Czech, Hungarian and Polish

CEE Media - click here for a list of english-speaking media with email contacts in CEE

MOE - Wirtschaft in Mittel- und Osteuropa (bimonthly publication in German)

OWC - Ost West Contact  (monthly publication in German)

Transport in Eastern Europe - Airlines, Train, Car Rental



CEE BUSINESS INFORMATION - Click here for a one-stop link overview of all CEE countries

Information Agency CEE: Information, Consulting and Research

NOV-OST Info: The business newswire for the German-speaking community in CEE

CEE Quarterly:analyses and comments on current developments in CEE countries (Published by Unicredit)

PMR: Business publications, consultancy and market research on CEE (Pharma, Construction, Retail, General Economy)

Focus Economics: reliable source for timely and accurate information on CEE

Linklaters CEE Legal News: quarterly newsletter on legal updates

CEE Spotlight: PriceWaterhouseCoopers´monthly updates on CEE

WSE Info Space: A new, fully accessible and free information service for individual and institutional investors with information on the markets in the CEE region.

University of Michigan: Center for Russian and East European Studies

Baker & McKenzie - Doing Business in...Guides : Understand legal & regulatory structures.

Atradius Country Reports: Giving you vital information when exporting.

Doing Business in...Guides: Institute of Chartered Accountants

CEE Marketwatch: Real-time news coverage, press reviews, analyses.

CEE Real Estate: Overview of relevant events and players in CEE

Privatizationlink: Privatization in developing countries and transition economies.

Dealogic: Information systems for the investment banking industry.

Thomson Financial: Information provider for the financial community.

Mergermarket: Independent M&A intelligence service.

International Investment Portal and Research Center : Portal to global financial markets.

Election Calendar (Word Document) :2006 - 2009 Election calendar




SEE Online : Sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development

Balkan Insight: An online publication distributed through a free newsletter

CSIS (Center for Strategic & Intern. Studies) - New European Democracies Project

Black Sea Trade and Development Bank: Contributing to the integration of the Black Sea Region

European Stability Initiative : Independent non-profit research and policy institute.

Balkan Political Club : NGO of prominent Balkan politicians and intellectuals.

BalkanWeb : The first interactive site about the Balkan region.

Black Sea Regional Energy Center : Projects, studies and Black Sea energy reviews.

Central European Initiative : Organisation for political, economic and cultural cooperation.

Economic Reconstruction and Development in Southeast Europe (web site maintained by the EC and the World Bank) : Development projects, grants, initiatives and credits.

OECD Investment Compact for Southeast Europe: Monitoring Reform, Investment, Integrity and Growth.

Organization for the Black Sea Economic Cooperation : Multilateral political and economic initiative.

SeeNews: Independent Newswire on SEE - Full content only for subscribers

Southeast European Politics Online, Academic Journal published 3x/year ath the CEU, Budapest.

Southeast European Times: Central source of SEE news in nine languages.

Southeast Europe Business Network: Site in Bosnian Language

Southeast Europe Enterprise Development: The IFC´s technical assistance facility in the region

Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe: The Pact will operate until February 2008

The Southeast European Legal Development Initiative: Fostering judicial reform in SEE



EuropeAid Cooperation Office: The EU´s external assistance program

European Commission

Foreign Investment Advisory Service: Multi-donor service of IFC and World Bank

International Finance Corporation: Private Sector arm of the World Bank Group

International Monetary Fund: Organization of 185 member countries

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency: Member of World Bank Group

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

The European Agency for Reconstruction: Manages the EU´s assistance programs in the former Yugoslav Republic

United Nations

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development:Promotes the integration of developing countries into the world economy

United Nations Development Program: The UN´s global development network

World Bank

Commercial and Investment Banks operating in Central and Southeastern Europe:


Alpha Bank

Banca Intesa

Bank Austria Creditanstalt (Unicredit Group)

BNP Paribas


Credit Suisse

Daiwa Securities SMBC

Deutsche Bank

Dresdner Kleinwort



European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

European Investment Bank

JP Morgan


KfW Development Bank

Merrill Lynch

Morgan Stanley


Parex Bank

Raiffeisen Bank (RZB Group)

Societé Generale Group




Financial and Investing Education:

Investopedia (Dictionary & Tutorials)


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XING / Open BC:

Check Communities like "Vienna - Gateway to Eastern Europe", "Mittel-und Osteuropa Experten", "Balkan Business Region", "Serbien und Westbalkan", "Junge Osteuropa Experten (JOE)"

LinkedIn: business oriented social networking site, mainly used for professional networking.


The links above are to WWW sites related in one way or another to the region of Central and South-Eastern Europe. An attempt was made to provide an easy access to as many viewpoints as possible on a variety of subjects. Some of the views expressed on these sites could be controversial. The links to these sites are not intended to represent in any way the opinion or policy of a specific institution(s) or person(s). These links are made available in the interest of freedom of communication, information, and viewpoint.