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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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African Union/United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)

Type: United Nations | Topic: Military and Peacekeeping

Commission on Human Security (CHS)

"The goals of the Commission are: 1. to promote public understanding, engagement and support of human security and its underlying imperatives; 2. to develop the concept of human security as an operational tool for policy formulation and implementation; and 3. to propose a concrete program of action to address critical and pervasive threats to human security." (from website)

Type: United Nations | Topic: Human Rights

Committee against Torture (CAT)

The Committee Against Torture (CAT) is the body of 10 independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment by its State parties.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Torture

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights by its States parties.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Human Rights

Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED)

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) is the body of independent experts which monitors implementation of the Convention by the States Parties.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Human Rights

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Women

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination by its State parties.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Racism and Discrimination

Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (CMW)

The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families (CMW) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families by its State parties.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Migration

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is the body of independent experts which monitors implementation of the Convention by the States Parties.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Human Rights

Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by its State parties. It also monitors implementation of two optional protocols to the Convention, on involvement of children in armed conflict and on sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Children

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