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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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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 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

Center for Gender and Refugee Studies (CGRS)

CGRS works to impact the development of law and policy to protect women fleeing gender-based violence.

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Gender Issues

Center for Immigration Studies

"The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, research organization. Since our founding in 1985, we have pursued a single mission - providing immigration policymakers, the academic community, news media, and concerned citizens with reliable information about the social, economic, environmental, security, and fiscal consequences of legal and illegal immigration into the United States" (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Migration

Center for Immigration Studies: News Services

The Center for Immigration Studies operates two free e-mail information services (listservs) on immigration news.

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Migration

Center for Migration Studies (CMS)

"The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1964. Its primary goal is to support and undertake research, and to provide a forum for debate on international migration" (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Migration

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Site in English and French

Type: Governmental Organizations | Topic: Migration

Columbia University, Institute for the Study of Human Rights

"The Trustees of Columbia University have approved a proposal for the Center for the Study of Human Rights to become an institute in order to coordinate human rights studies throughout the university and connect with scholars and practitioners around the world. The change is effective immediately, and the more than 30-year-old center is now the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR)." (April 2010, from website)

Type: Academic Institutions | Topic: Human Rights

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