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Internet Resources on the Refugee Issue

Governments and International Organizations: Palestinian Refugees

Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade: Information on Canadian foreign policy and the Middle East peace process, with particular emphasis on the former Refugee Working Group.

International Development Research Centre / Middle East Initiatives: IDRC has been a major supporter of policy research on the refugee issue since 1992.

IOM: International Organization for Migration.

Israel Information Service: Description of the multilaterals/RWG, quadripartite committee, and Israel's position. Documents are archived on the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs' gopher server

Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee

Lebanon, Nahr el-Bared Recovery and Reconstruiction Cell

Lebanon Support, Nahr el-Bared Emergency and Recovery Information System. An online platform aiming at consolidating and centralizing all resources and information regarding aid provision to the Nahr el Bared's affected population in North Lebanon. The platform has a multi-layer categorization system, that allows ease of access and is customized to help the users locate information they need in an efficient manner.

PA Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics

PLO Negotiations Affairs Department

US Department of State (Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs): General information on the bilateral and multilateral peace process, and US foreign policy. Further information can be found on the website of the US embassy in Tel Aviv.

UNDP-PAPP: UNDP's Program of Assistance to the Palestinian People.

UNHCR: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

UN OCHA: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, occupied Palestinian territory.

UNRWA: The official site of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.

UNSCO: Office for the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process.

Further information on refugees is also available from the UN Department of Political Affairs.

Research Centres and NGOs

Al-Awda.org (The Palestine Right to Return Coalition)

Alternative Information Center is a very useful site, containing--in addition to information on their project on Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights--action alerts, the newletter News From Within, and other materials.

ANERA: The home page of American Near East Refugee Aid, with program descriptions for the West Bank, Gaza, and Lebanon.

American University of Beirut, Issam Fares Institute, Policy and Governance in Palestinian Refugee Camps. A multi-year research, analysis, and policy-recommendations program to explore the public policy and governance challenges of Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, the West Bank and Gaza.

BADIL: The BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights, with information about Palestinian residency and refugee rights including past and present publications, statistical data, press releases, and the ARTICLE 74 newsletter.

Baqa'a Refugee Camp: In Defence of Iraq's Palestinians

Campaign for the Right to Entry

Dheisheh refugee camp: Articles, children's essays and information about Dheisheh refugee camp.

Fafo This includes information on Fafo, summaries of projects and publications (including those pertaining to refugees), and email addresses.

GCMHP: the Gaza Community Mental Health Project.

Heskem/Geneva Accord

Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research

Palestine Return Centre

newPopular Committee, Deir al-Balah Refugee Camp

RafahToday: Reports from Rafah, Palestine.

Research Centre for Refugee Studies (RCRS)

SHAML: SHAML Refugee and Diaspora Centre.

TAKAFUL: Palestinian Refugee Support Network

The People's Voice

General Resources on Refugees and Population

American University in Cairo, Center for Migration and Refugee Studies

Centre for Refugee Studies (York University): The Centre for Refugee Studies is engaged in research on refugee issues; it informs public discussion as well as policy development and practice innovation by international, governmental, advocacy and service organizations; and it supports teaching in refugee and migration studies.

Forced Migration Online.

Immigration and Refugee Board (Canada): The official website of the Canadian government IRB contains a searchable database of both background reports and questions/answers arising from refugee claims, including a substantial number of cases involving Palestinian claimants.

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics

Refugee News (last updated 1997)

Refugee Studies Centre (Oxford)

United States Committee for Refugees (USCR): Dedicated to promoting refugee protection and assistance in all regions of the world.

General Internet Resources

Foundation for Middle East Peace (FMEP), non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, dedicated to bringing peace and reconciliation to Palestinians and Israelis via a two state solution.

Eye-to-Eye (Save the Children UK)

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