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CEDAW 55 session Bosnia and Herzegovina 2013

In this submission to the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, IDMC focuses on discrimination, violence, housing, livelihoods and public participation.

24 June 2013 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

CEDAW 55th session Serbia 2013

In this submission to the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, IDMC highlights problems IDP women face with violence, housing, education, employment and discrimination.

24 June 2013 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC's Stakeholder Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Afghanistan

IDMC’s submission to the Universal Periodic Review with recommendations to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on implementation of the national IDP policy and improvement of housing conditions for IDPs.

14 June 2013 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

EU Enlargement Submission Serbia 2013

In this submission to the EU’s Enlargement Directorate on Serbia, IDMC provides information on IDP housing, livelihoods, documentation, freedom of movement and discrimination.

20 May 2013 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

EU Enlargement Turkey 2013

In this submission to the EU’s Enlargement Directorate on Turkey, IDMC updates the Directorate on country developments from October 2012 to May 2013 as they relate to IDPs.

20 May 2013 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

CESCR Submission Bosnia and Herzegovina 2013

In this submission to the UN’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on Bosnia and Herzegovina, IDMC highlights issues IDPs face with discrimination, work, social security, housing and education.

29 March 2013 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

CERD Submission Russian Federation 2013

In this submission to the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Russia, IDMC highlights the need for better data on IDPs and issues they face with freedom of movement, housing and property.

30 January 2013 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

CERD Submission Kyrgyzstan 2013

In this submission to the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Kyrgyzstan, IDMC provides information and recommendations on treatment before tribunals, public participation and housing.

30 January 2013 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

UNHRC Oral Statement Palestine 2012

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

IDMC

UPR Submission Israel 2012

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

IDMC

UPR Submission Philippines 2012

Internal armed conflicts have caused internal displacement in the Philippines for at least the past 30 years. Most of the displacement in recent years has resulted from fighting between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and has been concentrated in the Muslim-majority provinces in the southern region of Mindanao.

01 June 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

UPR Submission Indonesia 2012

More than 1.4 million people in Indonesia were displaced throughout the country between 1999 and 2002 by violence between ethnic and religious groups competing for political and economic resources, in the context of an economic recession and a political reconfiguration that followed the ending of Suharto’s “New Order”.

01 June 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

CESCR Submission Azerbaijan 2012

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

IDMC

UPR Submission India 2012

People internally displaced by conflict or violence in India have seen their enjoyment of human rights compromised on account of their displacement, including their rights to an adequate standard of living, to education, and to work.

21 May 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

CERD Submission Israel 2012

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

IDMC

CESCR Submission Israel 2011

Forced displacement in the oPt has manifested itself through Israeli policies of demolitions of civilian property, forced evictions, land expropriation, settlement establishment and expansion, construction of the Wall, restricted access to services, settler violence and military operations in all locations.

01 August 2011 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

CESCR Submission Russian Federation 2011

More than 15 years after they first fled their homes, at least 78,000 people were still internally displaced in the North Caucasus in 2010, and an unknown number of people were still displaced elsewhere in the country.

20 May 2011 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

CESCR Submission Russian Federation 2010

In this submission to the UN’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on Russia, IDMC highlights problems IDPs face with discrimination, housing and social security.

03 May 2010 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

HR Committee Task Force Submission Colombia 2009

The internal displacement crisis has to date affected 3,115,266 people according to the Government’s registry,1 and 4,628,882 according to a reliable non-governmental source. In 2008 alone, 380,863 people (or 76,172 families) were newly displaced. Internal displacement takes a heavier toll on the most vulnerable segments of the population.

30 October 2009 | Human Rights Mechanism

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CERD Submission Philippines 2009

The concerns raised in this submission relate to direct and indirect impact of internal displacement on the opportunity for displaced people in the Philippines, to enjoy, without distinction as to race, colour, or national or ethnic origin, equality before the law in the enjoyment of their civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.

01 June 2009 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

CESCR Submission Colombia 2009

In the list of issues for the last review of Colombia’s fulfillment of the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural rights, which took place in 2001,1 the Committee raised the situation of internally displaced persons as an independent, standalone issue under the general information heading.

29 May 2009 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

UPR Submission Russian Federation 2009

Internal displacement in Russia is largely a result of armed violence and conflict. Current figures on the number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Russia range from 82,000 to 137,000 people.

16 February 2009 | Human Rights Mechanism

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UPR Submission Azerbaijan 2009

In this submission to the UN’s Universal Periodic Review on Azerbaijan, IDMC focuses on issues IDPs face with freedom of movement, housing, health and education and provides corresponding recommendations.

16 February 2009 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

UPR Submission CAR 2008

Since 2005, 197,000 people have been internally displaced in the Central African Republic (CAR) due to the armed conflict between the government of François Bozizé and various rebel groups, and because of serious human rights abuses by road bandits known as Zaraguina or coupeurs de route who take advantage of instability, lawlessness and insufficient security provided by the state.

01 November 2008 | Human Rights Mechanism

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