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External Links

This collection of external links is a directory of organizations dealing with refugee, asylum and human rights topics or provide (country-specific) information otherwise useful for practitioners. The directory contains over 3000 links to relevant internet sources and has been compiled and organized by type of organization, topic/mandate, regions and countries they relate to. This additional service has been provided to facilitate research by providing a mechanism to access information that may be relevant for decision makers and is not as such included in Refworld.

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Center for World Indigenous Studies

"We are dedicated to a wider understanding and appreciation of the ideas and knowledge of indigenous peoples and the social, economic and political realities of indigenous nations.' (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Ethnic Groups and Minorities

Council of Europe: Education of Roma Children

Type: Regional Organizations | Topic: Ethnic Groups and Minorities

Council of Europe: Factsheets on Roma

Type: Regional Organizations | Topic: Ethnic Groups and Minorities

Council of Europe: Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

"The Committee of Experts on Issues relating to the Protection of National Minorities (DH-MIN) is an inter-governmental committee of experts on national minority issues, established by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and acting under the aegis of the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH)." (from website)

Type: Regional Organizations | Topic: Ethnic Groups and Minorities

Ethnologue

"An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world’s 6,909 known living languages" (from website)

Type: Reference Information | Topic: Ethnic Groups and Minorities

Eurominority - Organization for the European Minorities

The website of Stateless Nations, native peoples, national, cultural and linguistic minorities, ethnic groups, areas with strong identity and autonomist, independantist or separatist tendencies in Europe.

Type: News/Media Organizations | Topic: Ethnic Groups and Minorities

European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI)

"The European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) conducts practice and policy-oriented research, provides information and documentation, and offers advisory services concerning minority-majority relations in Europe. It serves European governments and regional intergovernmental organizations as well as non-dominant groups throughout. The Centre co-operates with the academic community, the media and the general public through the timely provision of information and analysis." (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Ethnic Groups and Minorities

European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC)

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Ethnic Groups and Minorities

International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA)

IWGIA's mission is to endorse and promote indigenous peoples' right to self-determination, their cultural integrity and their right to development on their own conditions. IWGIA works within a wide range of areas: documentation and publication, human rights, lobbying and advocacy, research and projects.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Ethnic Groups and Minorities

Minorities At Risk Project, University of Maryland

The Minorities at Risk (MAR) Project is a university-based research project that monitors and analyzes the status and conflicts of politically-active communal groups in all countries with a current population of at least 500,000

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Ethnic Groups and Minorities

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