Three reasons why internal displacement should be more firmly embedded in the global compact on refugees.
16 February 2018 | Blog Post
Experts at the first International Forum on Migration Statistics this month talked extensively about the need for more data on human mobility to support the 2030 Agenda. Yet despite the clear nexus between internal displacement and the Sustainable Development Goals, little if any attention was given to the issue. IDMC’s researcher Christelle Cazabat shares her views and explains why this was a major oversight
30 January 2018 | Blog Post
The head of our Data & Analysis department, Justin Ginnetti, shares his initial reflections and takeaways on the IDETECT challenge which ended in April.
11 May 2017 | Blog Post
This briefing paper provides policy-makers, agencies, civil society and other stakeholders with a summary of how displacement is positioned in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) as a critical issue for reducing disaster risk.
16 February 2017 | Publication
To mark International Migrants Day on 18 December, Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, the new Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), talks about her new role and highlights the need of a synchronised approach towards migrants, refugees and IDPs in order to assure effective and relevant policies as well as appropriate levels and allocation of funding.
16 December 2016 | Blog Post
Building on the Pinheiro Principles, this Handbook provides important and practical guidance to all those working on housing and property restitution issues for internally displaced persons and refugees
01 July 2007 | Publication
This article aims to show how the Guiding Principles have effectively made maximum use of international human rights and humanitarian law
01 August 2002 | Publication