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IDMC celebrates 15 years of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement

IDMC celebrates 15 years of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement

11 February 2013 | Blog Post

IDMC lauds the Philippines for landmark bill on human rights

IDMC applauds the Philippine government for approving a landmark piece of legislation that will protect the rights of millions of people living in or at-risk of displacement

05 February 2013 | Blog Post

West Africans bubble with pride as they welcome landmark treaty with rounds of applause

IDMC’s Kim Mancini joins representatives of government, police, civil society organisations, and the UN in Nigeria to celebrate first continental treaty on internal displacement coming into force.

07 December 2012 | Blog Post

What the Kampala Convention means – concretely- for human rights in Africa and in the world

The African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa or the Kampala Convention became legally binding Thursday, 6 December 2012.

06 December 2012 | Blog Post

Challenges of IDP Protection: Research study on the protection of internally displaced persons in Afghanistan

IDMC and NRC highlight the worrying conditions faced by the growing numbers of internally displaced people across Afghanistan.

01 November 2012 | Publication

Internal displacement and the Kampala Convention: an opportunity for development actors

Analytical Paper on the Relevance of Human Rights Approaches for Development Activities Targeting Conflict- and Disaster-Induced Displacement in Africa

01 November 2012 | Publication

The neglected generation: the impact of displacement on older people

While older internally displaced persons experience similar insecurity, human rights violations and discrimination as the rest of the population, they also face additional challenges and risks related to their age

03 June 2012 | Publication

Workshop report: Iraqi Protracted Displacement

This workshop organised by the RSC and IDMC aimed to provide a small forum for discussion on how policymakers, practitioners and researchers can contribute to ‘unlocking’ recurrent and protracted Iraqi displacement

02 April 2012 | Publication

Internal Displacement Global Overview 2011: People internally displaced by conflict and violence

IDMC’s flagship annual report on the major global and regional developments in internal displacement due to conflict and violence throughout the year – includes both figures and analysis.

02 April 2012 | Publication

IDPs in protracted displacement: Is local integration a solution?

Report from the Second Expert Seminar on Protracted Internal Displacement, 19-20 January 2011, Geneva

01 May 2011 | Publication

Internal Displacement: Global Overview of Trends and Developments in 2010

Since 1998 the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displace- ment Monitoring Centre has monitored internal displacement resulting from conflict and violence. During this period, the number of internally displaced persons has steadily risen from around 17 million to 27.5 million in 2010.

01 March 2011 | Publication

Learning in displacement: Briefing paper on the right to education of internally displaced people

This paper examines the international human rights law framework for guaranteeing education to IDPs, focusing on issues such as non-discrimination and documentation that are particularly likely to arise in this context

01 November 2010 | Publication

Principle Versus practice: Case study on education and displacement in Turkey

This case study focuses on two factors that affect displaced children’s ability to exercise their right to education: poverty and discrimination in Turkey.

01 August 2010 | Publication

Making the Kampala Convention work for IDPs

Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement and the experiences, laws and policies of African states, the Kampala Convention represents an important milestone in the protection of IDPs’ rights.

01 July 2010 | Publication

Internal Displacement: Global Overview of Trends and Developments in 2009

IDMC’s flagship annual report on the major global and regional developments in internal displacement due to conflict and violence throughout the year – includes both figures and analysis.

01 May 2010 | Publication

Internal Displacement: Global Overview of Trends and Developments in 2008

IDMC’s flagship annual report on the major global and regional developments in internal displacement due to conflict and violence throughout the year – includes both figures and analysis.

01 May 2009 | Publication

The Great Lakes Pact and the Rights of Displaced People: A Guide for Civil Society

A Guide aimed to help organisations use the Great Lakes Pact to promote the rights of refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) in Africa’s Great Lakes region.

01 September 2008 | Publication

Internal Displacement: Global Overview of Trends and Developments in 2007

IDMC’s flagship annual report on the major global and regional developments in internal displacement due to conflict and violence throughout the year – includes both figures and analysis.

01 April 2008 | Publication

Guidance on Profiling Internally Displaced Persons

Profiling exercises are imperative to ensuring appropriate response and allows for a better understanding of internally displaced people in a country; who they are, where they are and what they need This guide is designed to help Humanitarian Partnership Country Teams gather better data on IDPs by proposing different methodologies and providing advice on choosing the optimum method for a given country context.

01 April 2008 | Publication

Housing and Property Restitution for Refugees and Displaced Persons: Implementing the ‘Pinheiro Principles’

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

Internal displacement: Global Overview of Trends and Developments in 2006

IDMC’s flagship annual report on the major global and regional developments in internal displacement due to conflict and violence throughout the year – includes both figures and analysis.

01 April 2007 | Publication

Uganda: Only Peace Can Restore the Confidence of the Displaced, 2nd Edition

Updated report produced with the Refugee Law Project (RLP) assesses the implementation of the recommendations made by the UN Secretary-General's Representative on IDPs following his visit to Uganda in August 2003.

01 October 2006 | Publication

Only Peace Can Restore the Confidence of the Displaced

Report produced in conjunction with the Refugee Law Project (RLP) assesses the implementation of the recommendations made by the UN Secretary-General on IDPs, following his visit to Uganda in August 2003.

01 October 2006 | Publication

An Uncertain Future: The Challenges of Return and Reintegration for Internally Displaced Persons in the North Caucasus

Report produced with the Russian Human Rights Centre assesses the implementation of the recommendations made by the UN Secretary-General's Representative on Internally Displaced Persons following in the Russian Federation.

01 October 2006 | Publication

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