Transparency International is the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption. The annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), first released in 1995, is the best known of TI’s tools. The CPI ranks 180 countries by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys.
The United Nations Common Database (UNCDB) consists of of the UNdata search engine. This search engine can be used to find specific datasets on a variety of topics, including but not limited to health, weapons, gender, and development.
This website provides links to various UN databases, including Census Knowledge Base, Demographic Yearbook system, Distat, the United Nations Disability Statistics Database, Good practices database, InfoNation, Joint Oil Data Initiative (JODI), Millennium Indicators Database, National Accounts Main Aggregates Database, Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants, Population and housing censuses: census dates, Population and Vital Statistics on Internet, Service Trade Statistics, Social Indicators, and Statistics and indicators on women and men.
The Human Rights Organizations database is a comprehensive listing of institutions working in the field of human rights. The database currently holds over 10,000 records and can be searched by name, type, issues addressed, countries the organization works in and other such criteria.