University of Evansville

Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana

The Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana ensures that students experience international situations, challenges, and opportunities that prepare them to contribute and succeed in a global economy.

WorldView - Oceania

Nauru

US Dept of State - Nauru

"Having once boasted the second-highest per capita GDP in the world thanks to its fabled phosphate mines, Nauru is today destitute. With the seeming depletion of readily accessible phosphate reserves in 2000, mining on a large-scale commercial basis ended." more...

Global Edge

"The exact origins of the Nauruans are unclear, since their language does not resemble any other in the Pacific." more...

CIA World Factbook

"Revenues of this tiny island have traditionally come from exports of phosphates now significantly depleted. An Australian company in 2005 entered into an agreement intended to exploit remaining supplies. Few other resources exist with most necessities being imported, mainly from Australia its former occupier and later major source of support." more...

US Department of State World Travel

"Nauru, a small single-island nation in the South Pacific, is located about 25 miles south of the equator. It is a constitutional republic with a parliamentary system of government. Tourist facilities are available on a limited basis. Yaren, the capital, has an international airport." more...

Languages of Nauru

"From Ethnologue: Languages of the World - An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's 6,909 known living languages."more...

International Monetary Fund

"IMF reports and publications for Nauru - The IMF is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." more...