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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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GBV Prevention Network

Activists and Practitioners Committed to Preventing Gender-Based Violence in the Horn, Easterna nd Southern Africa.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Gender Issues

Institute for Security Studies (ISS) Africa

"The ISS contributes to policy formulation and implementation across an identified spectrum of human security issues to achieve its mission, and to meet its obligations to Africa and the international community." (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Conflict Studies/Prevention

Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is a regional grouping of seven Eastern African countries of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda, created by the Heads of State and Government of member states as the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD).

Type: Regional Organizations | Topic: Economic Issues

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda was established for the prosecution of persons responsible for genocide and other serious violations of international humanitarian law committed in the territory of Rwanda between 1 January 1994 and 31 December 1994. It may also deal with the prosecution of Rwandan citizens responsible for genocide and other such violations of international law committed in the territory of neighbouring States during the same period.

Type: Judicial Bodies | Topic: War Crimes / Crimes Against Humanity

Islamic Relief Worldwide

Islamic Relief is an international relief and development charity, which aims to alleviate the suffering of the world's poorest people. As well as responding to disasters and emergencies, Islamic Relief promotes sustainable economic and social development by working with local communities - regardless of race, religion or gender.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Humanitarian Assistance / Emergency Response

League of Arab States

Site in Arabic.

Type: Regional Organizations

Medair, International Humanitarian Aid Organization

Medair's objectives are to respond to suffering victims in war and disaster situations (especially those which have been forgotten or neglected) through various kinds of emergency and rehabilitative projects.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Humanitarian Assistance / Emergency Response

Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA)

The mission of MISA is to play a leading role in creating an environment of media freedom and free expression that promotes independence, pluralism and diversity of views and opinions, media sustainability, competency and professionalism in the southern African region.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Media (Censorship / Media Freedom / Journalists)

Media in Zimbabwe (formerly ZimJournalists Arise)

Type: News/Media Organizations | Topic: Media (Censorship / Media Freedom / Journalists)


Medilinks is a resource that is aimed at health care deliverers / professionals, policy and decision makers as well as all people who have a need or are interested in health in Africa. It will provide a forum to foster responsible and balanced debate on controversial issues that affect medicine and health care in Africa.

Type: Reference Information | Topic: Health

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