The African Union Commission and the Global Protection Cluster (GPC) Task Team on Law and Policy marked the third anniversary of the entry into force of the Kampala Convention with a workshop focussing on its implementation.
05 April 2016 | Publication
Guest blogger Reiko Hasegawa from SciencesPo in Paris shares her expert insights on the ongoing struggles faced by people from the radiation contaminated areas who are still displaced five years following the 2011 disaster in Fukushima, Japan.
11 March 2016 | Blog Post
On International Women’s Day guest bloggers from NRC discuss the role of internally displaced women as central agents of their long term recovery from displacement and how women can be supported to claim their rights.
08 March 2016 | Blog Post
IDMC launches its 2016 Appeal for 4.9m USD, outlining the organisation’s key activities, amid a year that already presents unprecedented levels of internal displacement as a result of new and protracted crises.
02 March 2016 | Publication
Laws and policies on internal displacement stand at the core of an effective IDP response. Their development requires coordinated efforts involving different actors under the lead of the State.
29 February 2016 | Blog Post
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
This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 October and 31 December 2015.
29 January 2016 | Publication
An eye witness account on the current displacement situation in Burundi where thousands of people are fleeing their homes due to political unrest.
22 December 2015 | Blog Post
As the world commemorates International Migrants Day, IDMC highlights that international responses to forced displacement should be informed by a sound understanding of the complex drivers that force people to leave their homes.
18 December 2015 | Blog Post
NRC established IDMC in 1998 in response to a gap in the protection and assistance provided to internally displaced people, and a request from the IASC for comprehensive global data to inform efforts to address it. Today our mandate is as relevant as ever, but we also recognise that we have to evolve to better serve the needs of policy makers, governments, the humanitarian community and IDPs themselves.
18 December 2015 | Publication
The UNHCR High Commissioner's dialogue 16-17 December 2015 presents a unique opportunity to encourage political actors, development experts, human rights advocates, data specialists and many others to inform responses to displacement upon sound analysis and understanding of the underlying drivers of displacement. IDMC's new briefing paper can help all re-think displacement in the context of today's crises. <!-- Sustainably preventing and resolving displacement requires an understanding of the complex interaction of the various drivers that overlap, accumulate and lead to displacement. -->
08 December 2015 | Publication
As COP21 gets underway the Advisory Group on Climate Change and Human Mobility, including IDMC, has produced a set of recommendations to government delegates. The aim is to influence the final version of the Climate Change Agreement that the world's nations are set to sign up to when the conference culminates.
01 December 2015 | Publication
Second of a series of thematic papers that contributes to understanding resilience in the context of multiple displacement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
20 November 2015 | Publication
Analysts for Central Africa had the opportunity to gather data on internally displaced people who have suffered repeated displacement and to hear about how displacement affects young people’s family lives.
20 November 2015 | Blog Post
This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 July and 30 September 2015.
03 November 2015 | 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
Recommendations from the Advisory Group on Climate Change and Human Mobility to delegates negotiating in Bonn this week ahead of the UN climate change conference in Paris.
22 October 2015 | Publication
This week more than 100 governments came together for the Nansen Initiative’s global consultation to discuss what is needed to protect people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the effects of climate change.
15 October 2015 | Blog Post
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
Guest bloggers Laura Cunial, Information Counselling and Legal Assistance Adviser and Kirstie Farmer, Housing Land and Property Advocacy Adviser for the Norwegian Refugee Council discuss the daily struggles of displaced women in urban areas.
07 October 2015 | Blog Post
Self-reliance is key to unlocking protracted displacement. Aid agencies are increasingly providing livelihoods assistance that reflects local complexities, but the steps IDPs take to improve self-reliance need to be better understood and supported.
30 September 2015 | Publication
Discover the activities IDMC was engaged in in 2014 in its on-going efforts to protect and respect the rights of internally displaced people
30 September 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
As UN member states adopt the new SDGs, it is crucial to recognise internal displacement as a development concern and ensure vulnerable IDPs are not left behind.
25 September 2015 | Publication
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