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Association for Borderland Studies: leading international scholarly association dedicated exclusively to the systematic interchange of ideas and information relating to international border areas. Founded in 1976 with the original emphasis on the study of the United States-Mexico borderlands region, the Association has grown steadily. It now encompasses an interdisciplinary membership of scholars at more than one hundred academic, governmental institutions, and NGOs representing the Americas, Asia, Africa and Europe.

http://absborderlands.org/

Border Criminologies brings together academics, practitioners and those who have experienced border control from around the world.Based at the Centre for Criminology at the University of Oxford, showcasing original research from a range of perspectives, we hope to better understand the effect of border control and to explore alternatives. Border Criminologies is supported through research grants from the European Research Council and the Leverhulme Trust.

http://bordercriminologies.law.ox.ac.uk/

Council On Foreign Relations: an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. Each of these functions make CFR an indispensable resource in a complex world.

http://www.cfr.org/immigration/immigration/p23603

Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding: DME for Peace was created to provide peace-building professionals with a platform to share tools, methodologies and findings among the community to help them identify and demonstrate what works, what does not and why.

http://www.dmeforpeace.org/

Environmental Migration Portal: seeks to provide a one-stop service website to promote new research, information exchange and dialogue, intended to fill the existing data, research and knowledge gaps on the migration-environment nexus.

http://environmentalmigration.iom.int/research-database

Forced Migration Review (FMR) is the most widely read publication on forced migration – available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic, and free of charge in print and online. It is published by the Refugee Studies Centre in the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. Through FMR, authors from around the world analyze the causes and impacts of displacement; debate policies and programmes; share research findings; reflect the lived experience of displacement; and present examples of good practice and recommendations for policy and action.

http://www.fmreview.org/

International Crisis Group (Latin America & The Caribbean): Working to prevent Conflict worldwide.

http://www.crisisgroup.org/en/regions/latin-america-caribbean.aspx

Interpeace: an independent, international peace-building organization and a strategic partner of the United Nations. The three main bodies of Interpeace, the Governing Council, Advisory Council and the Secretariat, provide the necessary support to over 300 peacebuilders in the field. Consisting exclusively of people from the societies in which we are active, our local teams lead the programmes on the ground.

http://www.interpeace.org/

Latin American Working Group: Misguided U.S. policies towards Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico border region have led to thousands of deaths, human rights abuses on both sides of the border, and a decline in security and respect for the rule of law. LAWG calls on the United States to abandon these failed policies, including militarization of the border, in favor of an approach that emphasizes human rights and accountability while addressing the root causes of our countries’ shared challenges.

http://www.lawg.org/our-campaigns/promote-justice-for-mexico-and-the-borderlands

Migration Policy Institute: MPI provides analysis, development, and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at local, national, and international levels. It aims to meet the demand for pragmatic and thoughtful responses to the challenges and opportunities that large-scale migration, whether voluntary or forced, presents to communities and institutions in an increasingly integrated world. 

http://www.migrationpolicy.org/programs/data-hub

Nations Borders Identities Conflict: This website is the result of a final course project that through individual case studies attempts to identify and analyze the causes and possible resolutions of conflict.

http://nbiconflict.web.unc.edu/

Peace & Collaborative Development Network: leading online networks connecting the global social change community. PCDN is a rapidly growing social enterprise that gathers over 34,000 professionals, organizations and students engaged in development, peace, conflict resolution, gender, social entrepreneurship and related fields. We offer a one stop shop to inspire, connect, inform and provide the tools and resources to scale social change.

http://www.internationalpeaceandconflict.org/profiles/blogs/resource-guides-to-careers#.Vc0FKixViko

Russell Sage Foundation: The Foundation’s newest program on Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration, replaces two previous programs: Immigration and Cultural Contact. Insights gained from these two long-standing programs inform the genesis of the new program on Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration. The new program encourages multi-disciplinary perspectives on questions stemming from the significant changes in the racial, ethnic, and immigrant-origin composition of the U.S. population. A primary goal is to find ways in which researchers from different social science traditions studying issues of race, ethnicity, and immigration may complement one another in productive and innovative ways. We continue to encourage multi-disciplinary perspectives and methods that both strengthen the data, theory, and methods of social science research and foster an understanding of how we might better achieve the American ideals of a pluralist society.

http://www.russellsage.org/research/race-ethnicity-immigration

United Nations Development Programme: UNDP’s work on conflict prevention and peace-building promotes social cohesion and empowering nations and communities to become inclusive and resilient to external and internal shocks.  This is done by supporting and strengthening of key governance institutions needed to peacefully navigate countries away from potential conflict and ensure durable societal transformations occur.  UNDP also works towards deepening gains made at the political and diplomatic level by providing strategic analysis, policy and programme support to the broader UN system and government partners.

http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/ourwork/democratic-governance-and-peacebuilding/conflict-prevention-and-peacebuilding/#

United Nations University (Migration Network): a research platform across Institutes of the UNU that shares expertise on Migration. It has been formed from the premise that migration is a major phenomenon of the twenty-first century, with impact at local and global levels. The UNU Migration Network includes all those UNU Institutes working on the topic of migration with the aim of examining in depth the needs of people who find themselves in the particular situation of migrancy from different disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. Migration can enrich societies, but it can also give rise to challenges for both individuals involved in the migration process and governments and non-governmental organizations with stakes in the process. The UNU Migration Network analyzes and informs on all these aspects.

http://migration.unu.edu/

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