The information on this site offers a comprehensive view of Canada's travel advice and advisories, basic country information, the name of Canada's representative at the relevant Canadian government office abroad, the location of relevant trade offices and information for Canadians abroad requiring assistance, and information about Canada's international development assistance in that country.
This website allows you to select a country in the dropdown menu to see the values for the 6 dimensions. After a first country has been selected, a second and even a third country can be chosen to be able to see a comparison of their scores.
Peace Corps offers resources to potential volunteers to learn about the countries they serve. Use the drop-down menu or scroll down below the map and click on a country, you will see a variety of helpful tabs with a wealth of knowledge.
The World Factbook provides basic intelligence on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, environment, communications, transportation, military, terrorism, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions Theory, developed by Geert Hofstede, is a framework used to understand the differences in culture across countries and to discern the ways that business is done across different cultures. In other words, the framework is used to distinguish between different national cultures, the dimensions of culture, and assess their impact on a business setting.