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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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Amnesty International - Canada

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Country Profiles/Information

CERIS - The Ontario Metropolis Centre

"CERIS was established in March of 1996 as the Joint Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement (CERIS). The Centre changed its name to CERIS - The Ontario Metropolis Centre in March 2007 to better reflect its province-wide focus and its connection with The Metropolis Project. CERIS is a research knowledge creation and transfer network that focuses on the resettlement and integration of immigrants and refugees in Ontario." (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Migration

Canadian Council for Refugees

The Council serves the networking, information-exchange and advocacy needs of its membership, made up of organizations involved in the settlement, sponsorship and protection of refugees and immigrants.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Refugees / Internally Displaced Persons

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

"The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network promotes the human rights of people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, in Canada and internationally, through research, legal and policy analysis, education, and community mobilization. The Legal Network is Canada's leading advocacy organization working on the legal and human rights issues raised by HIV/AIDS."

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Health

Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW)

CRIAW is a research institute which provides tools to facilitate organizations taking action to advance social justice and equality for all women.

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Women

Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW)

Canadian Voice of Women for Peace works locally, nationally and internationally on issues related to peace, social justice, human rights and development, always seeking to promote a woman's and a feminist's perspective.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Women

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

"The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is an independent, nonpartisan think tank on international governance. Led by experienced practitioners and distinguished academics, CIGI supports research, forms networks, advances policy debate and generates ideas for multilateral governance improvements." (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Democracy / Rule of Law

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Site in English and French

Type: Governmental Organizations | Topic: Migration

Council of Europe, Venice Commission: Constitutional Courts (Links)

Links to constitutional courts and equivalent bodies.

Type: Judicial Bodies | Topic: Legal Systems

Equitas, International Centre for Human Rights Education

"Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education is a non-profit organization that advances equality, social justice and respect for human dignity through innovative education programs in Canada and around the world. We equip frontline human rights defenders and educators, government institutions and children and youth with knowledge, skills and values to build a global culture of human rights." (from website)

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Human Rights

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