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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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Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford

"The mission of COMPAS is to conduct high quality research in order to develop theory and knowledge, inform policy-making and public debate, and engage users of research within the field of migration." (from website)

Type: Academic Institutions | Topic: Migration

Columbia University, Institute for the Study of Human Rights

"The Trustees of Columbia University have approved a proposal for the Center for the Study of Human Rights to become an institute in order to coordinate human rights studies throughout the university and connect with scholars and practitioners around the world. The change is effective immediately, and the more than 30-year-old center is now the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR)." (April 2010, from website)

Type: Academic Institutions | Topic: Human Rights

Conflict Research Group, Ghent University

The Conflict Research Group is a multidisciplinary research unit which primarily analyses the micro-level of civil conflicts, with an interest in both livelihood and governance issues.

Type: Academic Institutions | Topic: Conflict Studies/Prevention

Defence Academy of the United Kingdom

"The Defence Academy is the UK's Defence higher educational establishment. It is responsible for post-graduate education and the majority of command, staff, leadership, defence management, acquisition, and technology training for members of the UK Armed Forces and MOD Civilian Servants, and for establishing and maintaining itself as the MOD's primary link with UK universities and international military educational institutions." (from website)

Type: Academic Institutions | Topic: Conflict Studies/Prevention

Electronic Information System for International Law (EISIL)

EISIL offers the international law expert the depth of resources for sophisticated legal research. At the same time, EISIL can provide the novice researcher with the information needed to undertake a successful search. The comprehensive scope of EISIL enhances its potential as a research and teaching tool.

Type: Academic Institutions

European Forum for Migration Studies (EFMS), University of Bamberg

" The european forum for migration studies (efms) is a scientific institute at the University of Bamberg. Founded in 1993, its main topics are migration and integration of migrants in Europe. The efms is active in the areas of scientific research, policy counselling, preparation of expert surveys, evaluation, training, information and documentation." (from website). Site in English and Germen.

Type: Academic Institutions | Topic: Migration

European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations (ERCOMER)

"ERCOMER actively encourages, supports and promotes comparative research in the fields of international migration and ethnic relations within a European context." (from website)

Type: Academic Institutions | Topic: Migration

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights aims to provide instruction of a high academic standard, in French and in English, conduct and promote scientific research, organise training courses and expert meetings and provide legal expertise in the branches of international law relating to situations of armed conflicts. Founded in 2007, the Academy replaces the University Centre for International Humanitarian Law created in 2002 by the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI).

Type: Academic Institutions | Topic: Human Rights

Harvard Law School, International Human Rights Clinic

"The International Human Rights Clinic gives students the opportunity for first-hand experience with the vital issues, institutions and processes of the human rights movement." (from website)

Type: Academic Institutions | Topic: Human Rights

Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studies

CMES offers a wide range of programs and activities about the Middle East with the goal of increasing awareness and understanding of the region, both historically and in contemporary perspective.

Type: Academic Institutions

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