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Ambassadors from Finland > Current Finnish Ambassadors > Ambassador

No representation

 

Capital city

Libreville

 

countries' copyright length > Usual term of copyright protection

Berne, TRIPS, WCT

 

Diplomatic representation from the US > FAX

[241] 74 55 07

 

Diplomatic representation in the US > Consulate(s)

New York

 

Diplomatic representation in the US > FAX

[1] (202) 332-0668

 

Diplomatic representation in the US > Telephone

[1] (202) 797-1000

 

Elections > Head of state

Direct election

 

embassies and high commissions in Ottawa > Address

4 Range Road

 

embassies and high commissions in Ottawa > Neighbourhood

Sandy Hill

 

Flag modification

9

[141st of 197]

Foreign relations > Croatia > Date of Establishment

October 22, 2001

 

Foreign relations > Nepal > Date of Establishment

June 17, 1985

 

General government final consumption expenditure > annual % growth

-9.33 %

[115th of 147]

General government final consumption expenditure > constant 2000 US$

474,510,600 constant 2000 US$

[90th of 145]

General government final consumption expenditure > constant LCU

295983800000

 

General government final consumption expenditure > current LCU

299876000000

 

General government final consumption expenditure > current US$

568,519,700 $

[112nd of 169]

    General government final consumption expenditure > current US$ (per $ GDP)

0.071 $ per $1 of GDP

[137th of 184]

Parliamentary seats > Female

8%

[88th of 143]

political parties > Dominant party

 

Procedures to build a warehouse > number

13

[134th of 168]

Procedures to enforce a contract > number

32

[89th of 170]

Procedures to register property > number

8

[27th of 167]

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament > %

9.2 %

[128th of 174]

Start-up procedures to register a business > number

10

[58th of 171]

Status

pseudo-democracy

 

Time required to build a warehouse > days

268 days

[39th of 168]

Time required to enforce a contract > days

880 days

[19th of 171]

Time required to register property > days

60 days

[68th of 167]

Time required to start a business > days

60 days

[37th of 171]

Time to prepare and pay taxes > hours

272 hours

[69th of 169]

Time to resolve insolvency > years

5 years

[22nd of 151]

Total businesses registered > number

934

[71st of 71]

Transnational Issues > Disputes > International
UN urges Equatorial Guinea and Gabon to resolve the sovereignty dispute over Gabon-occupied Mbane Island and lesser islands and to establish a maritime boundary in hydrocarbon-rich Corisco Bay

UN membership date

20 Sep. 1960

 

United Nations mission
http://mirror.undp.org/gabon/

Washington, D.C. embassies > Neighborhood

Kalorama Heights

 


SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of Ambassadors from Finland ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: List of countries' copyright length ; Wikipedia: Elections by country ; Wikipedia: List of embassies and high commissions in Ottawa ; Flagspot; Wikipedia: Foreign relations of Croatia ; Wikipedia: Foreign relations of Nepal ; World Development Indicators database; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; Wikipedia: List of political parties ; electionworld.org; Wisconsin High School Model United Nations; Wikipedia: List of Washington, D.C. embassies

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Gabon, Gabonese Republic, Republique Gabonaise

Democracy
 

Civil and political liberties

2.5

[91st of 140]

Electoral system

two-round system

 

Electoral system type

majority

 

Female candidacy

1,956

[55th of 161]

Female parliamentarians

11%

[79th of 157]

Female suffrage

1956

 

First female parliamentarian

1961 (elected)

 

Gender Parity Index in primary level enrolment

0.994671506018609

[57th of 183]

Homosexuality laws of the world > Homosexuality laws > Laws against homosexuality

No

 

Presidential elections > Invalid votes

1.3%

[46th of 61]

Presidential elections > Registered voter turnout

53.8%

[79th of 86]

Presidential elections > Total vote

337,113

[79th of 87]

Presidential elections > Turnout

54.8

[61st of 82]

Presidential elections > Voter registration

626,200

[76th of 86]

Presidential elections > Voting age population

614,709

[81st of 91]

Vote counting technology

manual

 


SOURCES
Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2000-2001, New York: Freedom House, 2001; No comment is being made on the state of democracy. Categorizations are based on the electoral law, or the last competitive election held; IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 1995. Women in Parliaments 1945-1995: A World Statistical Survey. Geneva and IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 2001. Correspondence on year women received the right to vote and to stand for election and year first woman was elected or appointed to parliament. March. Geneva; calculated on the basis of data on parliamentary seats from IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 2002. Parline Database. March 2002; IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 1995. Women in Parliaments 1945-1995: A World Statistical Survey. Geneva and IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union). 2001. Correspondence on year women received the right to vote and to stand for election and year first woman was elected or appointed to parliament. March. Geneva.; Source: Millennium Development Goals Database | United Nations Statistics Division; Wikipedia: Homosexuality laws of the world ; Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance 2003; Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Gabon, Gabonese Republic, Republique Gabonaise

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