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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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Selected filters: Regional Organizations
Showing 11-20 of 53 results
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

Council of Europe: Human Rights and Legal Affairs

"The Directorate General of Human Rights and Legal Affairs has overall responsibility for the development and implementation of the human rights and rule of law standards of the Council of Europe, including the promotion of democracy through law, the operation of relevant treaties and related monitoring mechanisms and the development and implementation of activities in these fields." (from website)

Type: Regional Organizations | Topic: Humanitarian Assistance / Emergency Response

Council of Europe: Legal Affairs, Treaty Office

Site in in English, French, German, Italian and Russian.

Type: Regional Organizations | Topic: Legal Systems

Council of Europe: Migration

Type: Regional Organizations | Topic: Migration

Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly (PACE)

Type: Regional Organizations

Council of Europe: Reports by the Secretary General

"Once every two years, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe has to present to the Parliamentary Assembly a detailed report on the application of the Charter. This ensures that the members of Europe’s parliaments are kept informed about the application of the Charter, enabling them to bring political pressure to bear, if necessary, to encourage national governments to take appropriate measures." (from website)

Type: Regional Organizations

Council of the European Union

Site available in multiple languages.

Type: Regional Organizations

EU in Kosovo

Type: Regional Organizations | Topic: Conflict Studies/Prevention

EUROPOL (European Law Enforcement Agency)

"Europol is the European Law Enforcement Agency which aims at improving the effectiveness and co–operation of the competent authorities in the Member States in preventing and combating terrorism, unlawful drug trafficking and other serious forms of organised crime." (from website)

Type: Regional Organizations | Topic: Conflict Studies/Prevention

East-West Center

The East-West Center contributes to a peaceful, prosperous, and just Asia Pacific community by serving as a vigorous hub for cooperative research, education, and dialogue on critical issues of common concern to the Asia Pacific region and the United States.

Type: Regional Organizations

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