Key international agencies

United Nations and international agencies

National peak bodies
  • Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA)
    The Refugee Council of Australia is the national umbrella body for refugees and the organisations and individuals who support them.
  • Refugee Council of New Zealand (RCNZ)
    The Refugee Council of New Zealand works with the UNHCR, NZ Government and statutory and voluntary agencies to provide advice and assistance to asylum seekers and refugees in New Zealand.
  • European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE)
    The European Council on Refugees and Exiles is a European body comprising of 82 non-government organisations. A key objective of the Council is to pursue the creation of fair and human asylum policies across Europe that comply with international human rights law.
  • Canadian Council for Refugees
    The Canadian Council for Refugees is the national umbrella body in Canada dedicated to the protection and promotion of the rights of refugees and vulnerable migrants in Canada, and those from around the world seeking settlement in Canada.
  • Refugee Council USA (RCUSA)
    The Refugee Council USA is a coalition of US based organisations focusing on refugee protection.
  • Refugee Council (UK)
    The United Kingdom Refugee Council works directly with refugees and works with a range of organisations and partners in a collaborative capacity to ensure the best objectives are achieved for clients.
  • Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
    The Norwegian Refugee Council is a Norwegian organisation specialising in international actions to help address the needs of people who have been forced to leave their home countries.