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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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Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

"ODI is Britain's leading independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues. Our mission is to inspire and inform policy and practice which lead to the reduction of poverty, the alleviation of suffering and the achievement of sustainable livelihoods in developing countries." (from website)

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Economic Issues

The World Bank

The World Bank helps governments in developing countries reduce poverty by providing them with money and technical expertise they need for a wide range of projects-such as education, health, infrastructure, communications, government reforms and many other purposes.

Type: Inter-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Economic Issues

Transparency International

Transparency International, the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption, brings people together in a powerful worldwide coalition to end the devastating impact of corruption around the world. TI’s mission is to create change towards a world free of corruption.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Economic Issues

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Economic Issues

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) serves as the central forum for discussing international economic and social issues, and for formulating policy recommendations addressed to Member States and the United Nations system.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Economic Issues

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Economic Issues

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT): Global Land Tool Network (GLTN)

The Global Land Tool Network's (GLTN) main objective is to contribute to poverty alleviation and the Millennium Development Goals through land reform, improved land management and security of tenure.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Economic Issues

University of Wollongong: Centre for Asia Pacific Social Transformation Studies (CAPSTRANS)

"The Centre for Asia Pacific Social Transformation Studies (CAPSTRANS) at the University of Wollongong is an Australian Research Council (ARC) Key Centre for Teaching and Research established in 1999. CAPSTRANS is one of Australia’s pre-eminent research centres for the intensive focus on social, cultural, economic, political and historical transformations in the Asia Pacific region." (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Economic Issues

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