Norwegian Refugee Council - Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC1) Oral statement to the 21st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council
24 September 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism
Israel, as the occupying power of the Palestinian territories, is bound by International Humanitarian Law and has the obligation to administer the occupied territory to the benefit of the local Palestinian population and needs to put in place the necessary regulatory and administrative measures to ensure the right to an adequate standard of living for people under its control.
01 July 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism
In 2011, 14.9 million people were internally displaced throughout the world due to natural disasters, mostly related to weather events such as floods and storms. 89% of the displacement occurred in Asia.
03 June 2012 | Publication
In this submission to the UN’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, IDMC raises issues that IDPs face related to employment, housing, health, education and discrimination.
25 May 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism
Racial discrimination is manifest in Israeli policies and practices relating to housing, settlements and planning in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), including but not limited to demolitions of civilian property, forced evictions, land expropriation, settlement establishment and expansion, construction of the Wall, restricted access to services, and settler violence.
01 January 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism