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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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Centre for Democratic Institutions (CDI)

"The Centre for Democratic Institutions (CDI) is a government-funded body that supports the efforts of new democracies in the Asia-Pacific region to strengthen their political systems. It provides training, technical assistance and peer support for parliamentarians and emerging leaders in Southeast Asia and the South Pacific, with a particular focus on Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Fiji." (from website)

Type: Governmental Organizations | Topic: Democracy / Rule of Law

Centre for Poverty Analysis (CEPA)

"The Centre for Poverty Analysis is a professional service provider promoting a better understanding of poverty related issues in Sri Lanka. CEPA offers advisory and training services, based on applied empirical research to organisations and professionals working towards poverty reduction." (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Economic Issues

Daily Yomiuri Online

"YOMIURI ONLINE, an online news site launched by The Yomiuri Shimbun in 1995, displays news updated round the clock." (from website). Site in English and Japanese.

Type: News/Media Organizations


English-language Pakistani daily.

Type: News/Media Organizations

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

Eurasia Foundation

"Eurasia Foundation is a privately managed non-profit organization supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and other public and private donors. Since 1992, Eurasia Foundation has invested more than $400 million through more than 8,400 grants and operating programs in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan." (from website)

Type: Regional Organizations | Topic: Economic Issues

Institute for Afghan Studies

Type: Research Institution

KHOJ India Directory

Indian Search Engine

Type: Search Engines

Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG)

The Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG) is a small and independent group documenting the human rights situation in rural Burma by working directly with rural villagers who are suffering abuses such as forced labour, systematic destruction of villages and crops, forced relocation, extortion, looting, arbitrary detention, torture, sexual assault and summary executions.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Human Rights

Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (CRG)

Developing as a forum of mostly young public activists and socially committed researchers, CRG is now well-known for its research, dialogues, and advocacy work. It carries out policy studies on autonomy, human rights, women's dignity, issues of forced displacement and migration, peace and conflict resolution, citizenship, borders and border-conflicts.

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Human Rights

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