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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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French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

Type: Governmental Organizations

Government of Antigua and Barbuda

Type: Governmental Organizations | Topic: Country Profiles/Information

Government of Pakistan: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Type: Governmental Organizations

Hellenic Republic: National Commission for Human Rights

"NCHR is a statutory National Human Rights Institution having a consultative status with the Greek State on issues pertaining to human rights protection and promotion. The creation of NCHR emanated from the need to monitor developments regarding human rights protection at the domestic and international level, to inform Greek public opinion on human rights-related issues and, above all, to provide guidelines to the Greek State aimed at the establishment of a modern, principled policy of human rights protection. The creation of the NCHR was based on the Paris Principles, adopted by the United Nations and the Council of Europe. According to Law 2667/1998, by which it was established, NCHR has the following substantive competence: 1. The study of human rights issues raised by the government, by the Convention of the Presidents of the Greek Parliament, by NCHR members or by non-governmental organisations. 2.The submission of recommendations and proposals, elaboration of studies, submission of reports and opinions for legislative, administrative or other measures which may lead to the amelioration of human rights protection in Greece. 3. The development of initiatives for the sensitisation of the public opinion and the mass media on issues related to human rights. 4. The cultivation of respect for human rights in the context of national educational system. 5. The maintenance of permanent contacts and co-operation with international organisations, similar organs of other States, as well as with national or international non-governmental organisations. 6. The submission of consultative opinions regarding human rights-related reports which Greece is to submit to international organisations. 7.The publicising of NCHR positions in any appropriate manner. 8.The drafting of an annual report on human rights protection in Greece. 9.The establishment of a Human Rights Documentation Centre. 10. The examination of the ways in which Greek legislation may be harmonised with the international law standards on human rights protection, and the subsequent submission of relevant opinions to competent State organs." (from website)

Type: Governmental Organizations | Topic: Human Rights

Immigration and Naturalization Service of the Netherlands

Site in Dutch and English.

Type: Governmental Organizations | Topic: Migration

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB)

Site in English and French.

Type: Governmental Organizations | Topic: Migration

Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR)

"The Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR), formerly known as the Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizens’ Rights (PICCR), is the Palestinian National Human Rights Institution and has full membership in the International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions (ICC) of the United Nations." (from website)

Type: Governmental Organizations | Topic: Human Rights

Independent Federal Asylum Board of Austria

Site in German, some English.

Type: Governmental Organizations | Topic: Legal Systems

International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

IFES is a nonprofit democracy development organization providing countries with the technical advice and tools they need to run democratic elections.

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

International Republican Institute (IRI)

International Republican Institute (IRI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization committed to advancing freedom and democracy worldwide by developing political parties, civic institutions, open elections, good governance and the rule of law.

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

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