Following an overview of the global framework for IDPs’ protection and assistance, this study outlines lessons from national and regional processes such as the development and adoption of the Kampala Convention, with a view to informing similar endeavours in the future.
04 November 2016 | Publication
IDMC's new briefing paper explains how the need to ratchet up efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change is made ever more urgent by the millions of people being displaced from their homes year by climate-related disasters.
02 November 2016 | Publication
As UN member states commit to the New Urban Agenda for the next 20 years, this paper sets out the specific challenges facing people internally displaced to and within urban areas and related recommendations to ensure they benefit from the implementation of the agenda and are not ‘left behind’.
11 October 2016 | Publication
The World Humanitarian Summit is a great opportunity for states and other stakeholders to state their commitment to building regional and national normative frameworks to protect IDPs.
19 May 2016 | Publication
The training package on law and policy making on internal displacement was initially conceived and piloted by IDMC and later revised by the Global Protection Cluster Task Team on Law and Policy to support states and other relevant stakeholders in developing normative instruments on internal displacement.
30 January 2016 | Publication
Parts of Central America and Mexico are suffering a humanitarian crisis which stems directly from expanding criminal violence. How could humanitarian actors help national governments to protect people affected by violence?
22 October 2015 | Publication
The IDMC-NRC training workshop on durable solutions for IDPs is intended to build awareness on this theme among national and international responders, including States, humanitarian and development actors.
12 October 2015 | Publication
This report analyses how the existing monitoring and data tools on internal displacement used in the West Bank do not provide a comprehensive estimate on IDPs and their needs.
28 September 2015 | Publication
Kenya has one of the most articulated IDP frameworks in the world, but additional steps may be required for it to become fully operational.
28 August 2015 | Publication
IDMC recommends a series of normative actions for Kenya to complete the work initiated with the adoption of the IDP Act in 2012 and the drafting of the IDP policy.
21 August 2015 | Publication
How can registration be used to advance the rights of children born to IDPs? IDMC proposes an answer to this question in the second installment of its "Born in Displacement" series.
15 May 2015 | Publication
IDMC organised a training workshop in partnership with the Norwegian Refugee Council and the AU Commission to promote the ratification and the implementation of the Kampala Convention.
11 May 2015 | Publication
IDMC gathered national institutions, humanitarian agencies, CSOs and IDP representatives to discuss the steps required for the draft policy to be adopted and implemented in Somaliland .
23 April 2015 | Publication
IDMC workshops aim to provide technical support to national processes. This was the case of the workshop held in Harare in November 2014 when different stakeholders were convened to discuss the findings of a study on the domestic displacement framework.
03 February 2015 | Publication
IDMC in partnership with the Liberia Refugee Resettlement and Rehabilitation Commission (LRRRC) organised a three-day training workshop for national law makers, government officials and members of the Liberian civil society with the aim of supporting the domestication of the Kampala Convention in Liberia.
09 October 2014 | Publication
IDMC was one of 42 local and international organizations calling to stop Israeli plans to forcibly transfer thousands of Palestinian Bedouins into a designated township.
16 September 2014 | Publication
IDMC's latest analysis of displacement by Boko Haram reveals that extreme violence has caused some 250,000 to flee their homes in the last 10 months
05 June 2014 | Publication
Women and children make up 70% of the world’s internally displaced population. To mark International Women’s Day, IDMC highlights how the challenges young girls face around world increase when violence or conflict forces them to flee their homes.
07 March 2014 | Publication
Conceptual study of internal displacement of pastoralists (case study: Kenya), examining its multi-causality and processes/options for improving their protection and assistance, to move towards durable solutions.
03 March 2014 | Publication
To celebrate the first anniversary of the entry into force of the Kampala Convention IDMC and UNHCR organised two workshops for representatives of 13 West African countries.
01 February 2014 | Publication
This report looks at integration since 85 percent of Iraqi IDPs want to integrate but it is not always a question of choice since often they can neither return home nor move elsewhere.
20 December 2013 | Publication
IDMC's report offers a revealing insight into the realities of life for those who live side-by-side with one of the most vicious and notorious armed groups in the world, the Lord’s Resistance Army
17 September 2013 | Publication
Harassment, threats, forced labour, restricted freedom of movement and extra-judicial killings are contributing to a climate of fear and displacement of Philippines largest minority group, the Lumads
01 August 2013 | Publication
At the initiative of the Protection Cluster Côte d'Ivoire and the Norwegian Refugee Council, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre/IDMC facilitated the a workshop on 2 to 4 October 2012 related to land issues and displacement in Côte d' Ivoire.
03 June 2013 | Publication