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Internal Displacement Conference 2022

Internal displacement Conference | 24 October 2022 | 10:00 - 17:00
Varembé Conference Center (CCV)
Rue de Varembé 9, 1220 Genève
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The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) is pleased to invite you to its third interdisciplinary conference on internal displacement, taking place from 10:00-17:00, on 24 October 2022, at the Varembé Conference Center in Geneva, Switzerland. This year’s conference will bring together humanitarian and development practitioners, policymakers and donors to explore new insights and successful approaches in the prevention of and solutions to disaster displacement.

The conference will highlight progress made on enhancing understanding of the drivers, impacts and risks of disaster displacement, showcase good practices that have led to positive outcomes and draw attention to gaps that still need to be addressed. IDMC will also present its first-ever report on disaster-related internal displacement in the Asia Pacific region, published in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The presentation of the report will be provided by Mr. Vicente Anzellini, IDMC’s Monitoring and Reporting Manager, which will be followed by a discussion with the following speakers:

  • Ms. Alexandra Bilak, Director, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
  • H.E. Ms. Amanda Gorely, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations in Geneva
  • H.E. Mr. Kozo Honsei, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations in Geneva
  • Mr. Robert Piper, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Solutions to Internal Displacement
  • Mr. Samuel Tumiwa, Advisor, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department & Chief of Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations, Asian Development Bank, and member of IDMC’s Advisory Group

More details on the day’s programme can be viewed here. For those who are not able to attend the conference in-person, an option for online participation will also be available.

Please register to participate in the conference either in-person or virtually by clicking on the button above by 30 September 2022.