Urban Profiling of Refugee Situations in Delhi

Refugees from Myanmar, Afghanistan and Somalia and their Indian neighbours: a comparative study.

This report is a collaborative effort between the Joint IDP Profiling Service, the Feinstein International Centre (Tufts University) and UNHCR. The study was fully funded by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration. The profiling exercise was conducted in close collaboration with our implementing partner in Delhi the Development and Justice initiative (DAJI).

Report Consultation On-Non National Children

DAJI in collaboration with HAQ: Centre for Child Rights held a national consultation on 20 October, 2012,in Delhi on the rights of children of all non-citizens in the country. Focus communities were the non-citizen migrants and refugees in the contexts of migration and trafficking.

The consultation attracted a wide range of audiences and speakers from the civil society, affected communities, media and the government. Key recommendations of the consultation include:

Consultation on Governance in Sixth Schedule Councils Report

Development and Justice Initiative organized in collaboration with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, India Office, a Stakeholder Consultation on Governance in Autonomous Councils under the Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution on 9 – 10 May, 2012 in Guwahati, Assam.

The focus areas of governance debate were: delivery of basic services, infrastructure development and management of natural resources. Participants included representatives of civil society organisations from the ADC areas of Assam and Meghalaya, academics, elected representatives and students. Village level processes and autonomy of the ADCs to plan, execute and monitor the delivery of services and undertake development were discussed.


News & Press Releases

  • The Union government proposes to take yet another shot at the crucial land reforms agenda in a bid to help the rural poor affected by a host of land issues and inflation.
  • He has posted an agenda for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's perusal with a request to convene the National Council of Land Reforms under him to speed up the process of reforms that entails amendments to at least two legislations.