Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement

Article and Paper Index: Region and Country Index

Topic Index

Africa

General

"(Re)Introducing the African Union Convention on the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons," by Andrew Solomon, International Legal Materials, American Society of International Law, 17 February 2010

"AU Convention on Internally Displaced: 'A Beacon of Hope for 12 Million Africans,' Says UN Representative," UN Press Release, 26 October 2009

"African Union Convention on Protection and Assistance for Internally Displaced Persons," Statement by Walter Kälin, on the Occassion of the AU Special Summit on Refugees, Returnees and IDPs, 23 October 2009

"An African Solution to Internal Displacement: AU Leaders Agree to Landmark Convention," Paper by Andrew Solomon, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, 23 October 2009

"The Impact of Timing of International Criminal Indictments on Peace Processes and Humanitarian Action," Paper by Jacqueline Geis and Alex Mundt prepared for the World Congress of Humanitarian Studies, April 2009

"Why Land Tenure Matters for IDPs: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa," Statement by Jacquie Kiggundu, Ethiopian Community Development Council—Center for African Refugees and Immigrants Conference, 6 May 2008

"National Human Rights Institutions in Africa," Statement by Walter Kälin, 6th Conference of African National Human Rights Institutions, Kigali, Rwanda, 8 October 2007

"The Great Lakes Protocol on Internally Displaced Persons: Responses and Challenges," Statement by Walter Kälin, Symposium on International Law in Post-Conflict Situations: The Great Lakes Process, London School of Economics, 27 September 2007

"Peace Only Solution to Displaced People's Needs," by Elizabeth Ferris, New Routes, 29 June 2007

Statement of Representative Walter Kälin to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, 40th Ordinary Session, Banjul, The Gambia, 18 November 2006

"The Challenges of Internal Displacement in West Africa," by Jessica Wyndham, Forced Migration Review, #26, September 2006

Statement of Representative Walter Kälin to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, 39th Ordinary Session, Banjul, The Gambia, 12 May 2006

Seminar Report -- First Regional Conference on Internal Displacement in West Africa, Abuja, Nigeria, 24-26 April 2006

Seminar Report -- Regional Seminar on Internal Displacement in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region in Gaborone, Botswana, 24-26 August 2005 (Report also available in French)

"Prioritizing Protection and Assistance for Africa's Internally Displaced Women and Children," Statement by Erin Mooney, Ethiopian Community Development Council, 26 May 2004

"Internal Displacement in Africa: Where does the Responsibility Lie?" Statement by Roberta Cohen, Ethiopian Community Development Council, 26 May 2004

"The Enduring Search for Durable Solutions," Statement by Roberta Cohen, Panel on African Refugees and IDPs at the Eighth National Conference of the Ethiopian Community Development Council, 14 May 2002

"Addressing Internal Displacement in Africa," Statement by Roberta Cohen, Annual Meeting of the Ethiopian Community Development Council, 20 June 2000 [Published in "African Refugees and the US Response: 20 Years of esettlement," Proceedings, June 2000]

"IDPs in Africa," Interview with Francis M. Deng, UN OCHA Integrated Regional Information Network for Southern Africa (IRIN-SA), 19 May 2000

"Internal Displacement in Africa: An Overview of the Crisis and the International Response," by Francis Deng, Brookings Institution-UNHCR-OAU Workshop on Internal Displacement in Africa, Addis Ababa, October 1998 [These papers were published in the Refugee Survey Quarterly, vol 1 no. 1, 1999)

"Out of Sight, Out of Mind," by Francis M. Deng, The Washington Post, 30 April 1999

"New Challenges for Refugee Policy: Internally Displaced Persons," Statement by Roberta Cohen, Conference at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, April 1999

"Africa's Internal Refugees," by Roberta Cohen, The Journal of Commerce, 1 October 1998

Algeria

"Hard Cases: Internal Displacement in Turkey, Burma (Myanmar), and Algeria," by Roberta Cohen, Forced Migration Review, December 1999

Angola

"Angola: IDP Protection Threatened," by Roberta Cohen, African Refugee Network, March 2002

"Profiles in Displacement: Angola," Report of the United Nations Representative on Internally Displaced Persons, 25 January 2001

"Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Internally Displaced Persons Concludes Visit to Angola," UN Press Release, 10 November 2000

Central African Republic

"Internal Displacement in the Central African Republic," UN Press Release, 12 February 2009

"Conclusions and Recommendations," Representative of the Secretary-General's Working Visit to Central African Republic, 16 March 2007

"The Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons Concludes His Visit to the Central Africa Republic," UN Press Release, 2 March 2007 (French)

Chad

"Internal Displacement & National Responsibility in Chad," UN Press Release, 9 February 2009

Côte d'Ivoire

"A Chance for Peace in Côte d'Ivoire," Opinion by Elizabeth Ferris, The Brookings Institution, 21 August 2007 (French)

"The Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons Concludes His Visit to Côte d'Ivoire," UN Press Release, 2 July 2007 (French)

"Report from the Mission of the Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons to Côte d'Ivoire," United Nations, April 2006 (French)

"Côte d'Ivoire Facing Protection Crisis in Terms of Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Expert Says," UN Press Release, 25 April 2006


The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

"Combined Report of Seven Thematic Special Procedures on Technical Assistance to the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Urgent Examination of the Situation in the East of the Country," United Nations, 5 March 2009

"UN Human Rights Expert Fears More Displacement in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo," UN Press Release, 27 January 2009

"UN Human Rights Experts Concerned about Serious Human Rights Violations in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo," UN Press Release, 28 November 2008

"The Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons Concludes His Visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo," UN Press Release, 22 February 2008 (French translation)

"The Way Forward in the Democratic Republic of Congo," Seminar Transcript from Brookings Institution Briefing with Ambassador William Swing, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC, 18 December 2006

Kenya

"UN Expert Calls for Renewed Efforts to Protect and Assist Kenya's Internally Displaced Persons as Essential to Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding," UN Press Release, 27 May 2008

Toward a Lasting Peace: Addressing the Political and Humanitarian Situation in Kenya, Brookings-Bern Project Seminar Report, 14 March 2008

"Internal Displacement in Kenya," Statement by Khalid Koser, Brookings-Bern Project Seminar: Addressing the Political and Humanitarian Situation in Kenya, 14 March 2008

"Special Procedures Mandate Holders Deeply Concerned by Situation in Kenya," UN Press Release, Statement by RSG Walter Kälin and other special mandate holders, 4 January 2008

Liberia

"Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General Calls for Swift Action to Ensure Protection and Assistance for IDPs in Liberia," UN Press Release, 4 August 2003

Mozambique

"UN Expert Calls for Durable and Sustainable Solutions for Those Displaced by Recent Floods in Mozambique," UN Press Release, 1 July 2008

Somalia

"The Changing Security Situation in Somalia: Implications for Humanitarian Action," Summary Report, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, 12 January 2010

"International Community Fails Somali Displaced, UN Representative Says," UN Press Release, 21 October 2009

South Africa

"Protecting Displaced Migrations in South Africa," by Khalid Koser, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, 17 June 2008

Sudan

"The Potential Impact of the Indictment of Bashir on Darfur's Humanitarian Situation," Statement by Elizabeth Ferris, Searching for Peace and Justice in Sudan: The Role of the International Criminal Court, 26 September 2008

"Internally Displaced Persons in Darfur: Taking Stock," Statement by Elizabeth Ferris, National Conference of the Ethiopian Community Development Council, 7 May 2008

"'Hard Bargaining' Necessary with Sudan on Darfur Peacekeeping Force," Interview of Roberta Cohen by Stephanie Hanson, Council on Foreign Relations, 6 February 2008

Protecting Darfur's Internally Displaced, Brookings Institution Seminar, 5 February 2008

"Darfur Debated," by Roberta Cohen, Forced Migration Review #29, December 2007

"Will Security Council Resolution 1769 Make a Difference in Darfur?", by Roberta Cohen, The Brookings Institution, 9 August 2007

"Darfur at a Crossroads: Global Public Opinion and the Responsibility to Protect," Transcript from Brookings Briefing, 5 April 2007

"Refugee and IDP Returns to South Sudan," Seminar Report from Luncheon Seminar with Dong Samual Luak, Secretary-General of the South Sudan Law Society, 16 March 2007

"Legal Protection for the Displaced People of Darfur and Chad," Statement by Roberta Cohen, Panel on Displacement from Darfur: The Legal and Human Implications, Harvard Universiy Committee on Human Rights, 15 March 2007

"Crossing Conflict Lines to Promote Good Governance," Seminar Report, 17 January 2007

"Assessing the Situation in Darfur," Interview with Roberta Cohen (Real Audio File) WHYY (NPR), Radio Times, 11 December 2006

"Next Steps for Darfur," Seminar Transcript from Brookings Briefing with Jean-Marie Guéhenno, U.N. Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping, and Andrew Natsios, U.S. Presidential Special Envoy for Sudan, 20 November 2006

"Expanded AU Force in Darfur Not a Permanent Solution," Interview with Roberta Cohen, Council on Foreign Relations, 10 October 2006

"The Responsibility to Protect: The Case of Sudan," Statement by Roberta Cohen, Washington College of Law, 29 September 2006

"The Responsibility to Protect Darfur: The UN Should Send a Peacekeeping Force to Darfur - Even without Sudan's Consent," by William G. O'Neill, The Christian Science Monitor, 28 September 2006

"RSG Kälin Calls on All Actors to Halt Forced Displacement in Chad," UN Press Release, 26 June 2006

"No Quick Fix for Darfur," by Roberta Cohen, Northwestern Journal of International Affairs, Spring 2006

"Current Policy Options for Darfur," Seminar Transcript from Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement - Refugees International Briefing with Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick, 13 April 2006

"Last Stand in Sudan?" by Roberta Cohen and William G. O'Neill, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March/April 2006

Protecting Two Million Internally Displaced: The Successes and Shortcomings of the African Union in Darfur, by William G. O'Neill and Violette Cassis, November 2005

"African Renaissance: Towards a New Sudan," by Francis Deng, Forced Migration Review, November 2005

"Time to Strengthen Protection of IDPs," by Walter Kälin, Forced Migration Review #24, October 2005

"Much More Needs to Be Done to Ensure Protection of Internally Displaced of Southern Sudan, Rights Expert Says," UN Press Release, 17 October 2005

"What if the United States had not Invaded Iraq? More Assistance Available for Sudan," by Roberta Cohen, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 11 September 2005

"UN Human Rights Experts Deplore Recent Killings During Relocation of Displaced Persons in Sudanese Capital," UN Press Release, 20 May 2005

"Global Effort Is Needed in Darfur," by Roberta Cohen, Baltimore Sun, 6 February 2005

"The Darfur Crisis in Context," by Francis Deng, Forced Migration Review, January 2005

"The International Response to Darfur," Lecture by Roberta Cohen, Hosted by Calcutta Research Group and West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences, December 2004

"UN Human Rights Expert Deplores Ongoing Displacement in Darfur," UN Press Release, 11 November 2004

"Report on Darfur to the United Nations," by Francis Deng, 27 September 2004

"The Crisis in Darfur: A Report from the Region," Seminar Transcript from Brookings Institution Briefing with Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke, Francis M. Deng, and Senator Jon S. Corzine, 14 September 2004

"Question & Answer Session on Darfur," Interview with Francis M. Deng, The Washington Post, 18 August 2004

"Calling on China: The China-Darfur Connection," by Roberta Cohen, The Washington Post, 5 August 2004

"Secretary-General's Representatives Welcome Appointment of African Rapporteurs on Human Rights Defenders and Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons," UN Press Release, 14 June 2004

"Sudanese Killings Must be Stopped," by Roberta Cohen, Newsday, 21 May 2004

"A Call for Urgent Action on the Displacement Crisis in the Darfur Region of the Sudan," Statement by Francis M. Deng, 5 December 2003

Summary Report from Seminar on Internal Displacement in Southern Sudan, Rumbek, Sudan, 25 November 2002

"Following the Danforth Report: Defining the Next Step on the Path to Peace in Sudan," Testimony by Francis M. Deng, House Committee on International Relations, June 2002

"Sudan Project on Internally Displaced Persons Abyei Transit Center for Peace and Humanitarian Action," Press Release, December 2001


Uganda

"'Additional Efforts Needed to End Displacement in Northern Uganda,' Warns UN Representative," UN Press Release, 17 July 2009

"Northern Uganda: National and International Responsibility," Statement by Roberta Cohen, Panel on the Human Challenge in Northern Uganda, Sponsored by AVSI-USA and The International Rescue Committee, 30 April 2007

"Uganda's IDP Policy," by Joy Miller, Forced Migration Review #27, January 2007

"Greater Pressure from International Community is Needed for Uganda to Implement National IDP Policy," by Joy Miller, African Refugee NETWORK (Ethiopian Community Development Council), November 2006

Workshop on the Implementation of Uganda's National Policy for Internally Displaced Persons (Final Report), Kampala, Uganda, 3-4 July 2006

"Opening Statement by Walter Kälin," Workshop on the Implementation of Uganda's National Policy for IDPs, 3-4 July 2006

"Special Efforts Needed to Implement Uganda's National Policy for Internally Displaced Persons, UN Expert Says," Statement by RSG Walter Kälin, 4 July 2006

"Concluding Statement and Recommendations," by Khalid Koser, Workshop on the Implementation of Uganda's National Policy for IDPs, Kampala, Uganda, 3-4 July 2006

"Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Internally Displaced Persons Statement on the Visit to Uganda," UN Press Release, 15 August 2003


Zimbabwe

"UN Representative Calls Zimbabwe Crisis Massive Internal Displacement," Statement by the RSG on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, UN Press Release, 29 July 2005


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Asia

General

"Protecting and Promoting Rights in Natural Disasters in South Asia: Prevention and Response," Summary Report of Workshop held in April 2009 in Chennai, India, 1 July 2009

"Displacement in the Muslim World," by Hady Amr and Elizabeth Ferris, US-Islamic World Forum, 16 February 2009

"Disaster Standards Needed in Asia," by Roberta Cohen, Brookings Northeast Asia Commentary, June 2008

"Relief and Rights are Needed to Respond to South Asia's Floods," by Elizabeth Ferris, The Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, 13 August 2007

"Statement to the Forum Asia Training Workshop and Consultation on Internally Displaced Persons in South Asia," by Walter Kälin, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 13 July 2006

"Donors Must Meet International Responsibilities to Survivors of the South Asia Earthquake, UN Experts Warn," Statement by Walter Kälin, UN Press Release, 21 November 2005

"Some Reflections on National and International Responsbility in Situations of Internal Displacement," by Roberta Cohen, in Forced Migration in the South Asian Region: Displacement, Human Rights & Conflict Resolution, ed. O. Mishra, Jadavpur University and Manak, New Delhi, 2004

"Addressing Internal Displacement in Asia: A Role for Regional Organizations," by Roberta Cohen, in Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit, eds. C. Abrar & M. Lama, 2003

Findings of Mission to East Timor by the Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Internally Displaced Persons, Francis M. Deng, UN Press Release, 1 March 2000

Conference on Internal Displacment in Asia, Bangkok, Thailand, February 2000 (Workshop papers were published in the Refugee Survey Quarterly Vol. 19, No. 2, 2000. Copies can be ordered from the RSQ Website.)

"United Nations Experts Call on Indonesia to Ensure Protection of Rights of East Timorese," Statement by Francis M. Deng et al., UN Press Release, 8 September 1999

"Tough Nuts to Crack: Dealing with Difficult SItuations of Internal Displacement," Working Paper by Roberta Cohen for Brookings Seminar, 28 January 1999

Afghanistan

"The Failure to Protect: Battle-Affected IDPs in Southern Afghanistan," Opinion by Alex Mundt and Susanne Schmeidl, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, 22 June 2009

"Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Return of Internally Displaced Persons to Northern Afghanistan," Opinion by Alex Mundt and Susanne Schmeidl, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, 1 June 2009

"The Migration-Displacement Nexus in Afghanistan," Opinion by Khalid Koser, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, 4 May 2009

"Humanitarian Space, Humanitarian Principles: Experiences from Iraq and Afghanistan," Meeting Summary, 20 February 2009

"Displacement, Human Development, and Security in Afghanistan," by Khalid Koser and Susanne Schmeidl, US-Islamic World Forum, 16 February 2009

"Internal Displacement in Afghanistan," Statement by Khalid Koser, Seminar on Internal Displacement in South Asia, The Brookings Institution, 8 November 2007

"UN Expert Concerned about Growing Problem of Internal Displacement in Afghanistan," Statement by Walter Kälin, UN Press Release, 20 August 2007

"Thousands Displaced by Crisis in Afghanistan," Interview of Walter Kälin, SwissInfo, 20 August 2007

"UN Envoy Warns Surge Likely in Afghan Displaced," Interview of Walter Kälin, Reuters, AlertNet, 20 August 2007

"UN highlights conflict's impact on civilians," Statement by Walter Kälin, IRIN News, 17 August 2007

"Reconstruction and Development Need Security to Be Effective," by Roberta Cohen, Global Future: World Vision Journal of Human Development, Spring 2003

"Send Stronger 'Stability Force' to Afghanistan," by Roberta Cohen and Michael O'Hanlon, The Baltimore Sun, 14 June 2002

"Afghanistan and the Challenge of Humanitarian Action in Time of War," by Roberta Cohen, Forced Migration Review #13, June 2002

"Towards Durable Solutions for Afghan Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons," Statement by Erin Mooney at UNDP Workshop: Lessons Learned from Experience for Afghanistan, 4 February 2002

"The Hungry Country," by Roberta Cohen, The New York Times, 9 December 2001

"United Nations Officials Concerned with Internal Displacement Call for Immediate Humanitarian Access to the Displaced and Other Vulnerable Groups in Afghanistan," Statement by Francis M. Deng, UN Press Release, 16 November 2001

"The Campaign Against Terrorism: Month Two Three Fronts—Military, Diplomatic, Humanitarian," Transcript from Brookings Institution Press Briefing, 12 October 2001

"The Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan," Transcript of Online Chat with Roberta Cohen, 10 October 2001


Burma (Myanmar)

"The Burma Cyclone and the Responsibility to Protect," Statement by Roberta Cohen, Congressional Briefing on Security for a New Century, 21 July 2008

"Cyclone Nargis: Catalyst for Change in Myanmar?" by Elizabeth Ferris and Lex Rieffel, The Brookings Institution, 16 May 2008

"Policy Options for Burma's Displaced," Seminar Report from Brookings-Refugees International Seminar, 1 June 2006

"Internal Displacement in Burma," Statement by Roberta Cohen, Asia Society, 16 November 2004

"Hard Cases: Internal Displacement in Turkey, Burma (Myanmar), and Algeria," by Roberta Cohen, Forced Migration Review, December 1999


India

"IDPs in India's Northeast," Calcutta Research Group Workshop Report, 24-26 August 2006


Indonesia

"Natural Disasters: Thinking Beyond Immediate Response," Web-ed by Elizabeth Ferris, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, 2 October 2009

"Measuring Indonesia's Response to the Tsunami," Statement by Roberta Cohen at Woodrow Wilson Center workshop: "One Year after the Tsunami: Public Perceptions and Policy," 12 January 2006 (Woodrow Wilson Center Report - One Year After the Tsunami)

"Profile in Displacement: Indonesia," UN Report by Francis M. Deng, Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Internally Displaced Persons, 15 February 2002

"Internal Displacement in Indonesia: Toward an Integrated Approach," Seminar Report, Jakarta, Indonesia, June 2001(Event Information)

Nepal

"Internally Displaced In Nepal Overlooked and Neglected, UN Expert Says," Findings on Nepal of the Representative of the UN Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, UN Press Release from Working Visit, 13-22 April 2005

North Korea

"Pressing Pyongyang on Rights," by Roberta Cohen, The Washington Post, 31 July 2009

"Raising Human Rights with North Korea," Interview of Roberta Cohen by Jayshree Bajoria, Council on Foreign Relations, 23 July 2009

"Human Rights in North Korea: Some Recommendations for the Obama Administration," Statement by Roberta Cohen at the Heritage Foundation, 30 April 2009

"How to Feed North Korea," Letter to the Editor by Roberta Cohen, The Washington Post, 5 May 2008

"Human Rights and the North Korea Refugee Crisis," Statement by Roberta Cohen at the Fall Symposium, University of Pennsylvania School of Law, 25 October 2007

"Refugee Issues Relating to China," Statement by Roberta Cohen at U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedoms and U.S. House of Representatives China Caucus Roundtable, 19 October 2007

Transcript of Online Chat with Roberta Cohen on North Korea, The Washington Post, 2 September 2004

"Talking Human Rights with North Korea," by Roberta Cohen, The Washington Post, 29 August 2004

"Setting a Humanitarian and Human Rights Agenda for North Korea," Report from Brookings Institution Meeting, 4 March 2004

"A Suggested Humanitarian and Human Rights Agenda for North Korea," by Roberta Cohen and Joel Charny, Brookings-SAIS Project on Internal Displacement and Refugees International Briefing, 20 July 2004

"Aid Meant for the Hungry," by Roberta Cohen, The New York Times, 16 May 2002

"Don't Let North Korean Softening Obscure Persistent Hunger," by Roberta Cohen, The Christian Science Monitor, 6 September 2000

Pakistan

"Pakistani Displacement: Lessons Learned from Other Mass Displacement Situations," Statement by Elizabeth Ferris, USIP Seminar: Addressing Internal Displacement in Pakistan, 11 June 2009

"Civilian Humanitarian Action Needed in Pakistan," by Elizabeth Ferris, The Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, 15 May 2009

Philippines

"Statement by Walter Kälin," First National Multi-Stakeholders' Forum on Promoting & Protecting the Rights of Internally Displaced Persons sponsored by the National Human Rights Commission of the Philippines, 9 December 2005

"Capacity Building for Resettlement and Risk Management," Statement by Walter Kälin, Asian Development Bank Regional Workshop, 8 December 2005

"Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Internally Displaced Persons Concludes Visit to Philippines," Statement by Francis M. Deng, UN Press Release, 13 November 2002


Sri Lanka

"UN Representative Discusses Freedom of Movement for a Quarter Million Displaced with Sri Lankan Government," UN Press Release, 29 September 2009

"At Long Last: Finally Peace in Sri Lanka?" by Elizabeth Ferris, Journal of International Peace Operations, July-August 2009

"UN Expert Extremely Concerned about Situation of Displaced in Sri Lanka," UN Press Release, 15 May 2009

"The Deepening Humanitarian Crisis in Sri Lanka: An Update from the Field," Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement Briefing, 20 April 2009

"UN Expert Appeals to Save Lives of Internally Displaced Persons Trapped by Sri Lankan Conflict," UN Press Release, 7 April 2009

"UN Expert Calls on Parties to the Sri Lankan Conflict to Better Protect the Displaced," UN Press Release, 23 December 2008

"Finding Durable Solutions for Sri Lanka's Displaced," Statement by Walter Kälin, National Consultation on IDPs and Durable Solutions, Colombo, 23 September 2008

"Deteriorating Situation in Sri Lanka," Interview with RSG Walter Kälin, UN Radio, 4 January 2008

"UN Expert Emphasizes Sustainable and Durable Solutions for Sri Lanka's Internally Displaced Persons," UN Press Release, RSG Mission to Sri Lanka, 27 December 2007

"The Displacement Situation in Sri Lanka," Interview with Roberta Cohen, The Daily Mirror, 16 November 2006

"Final Report," Regional Workshop on National Human Rights Institutions and Internally Displaced persons, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 26-28 October 2005

"Concluding Statement and Recommendations," Regional Workshop on National Human Rights Institutions and Internally Displaced persons, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 26-28 October 2005

"Concluding Remarks," by Roberta Cohen, Regional Workshop on National Human Rights Institutions and Internally Displaced persons, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 26-28 October 2005

National Human Rights Commissions and Internally Displaced Persons: Illustrated by the Sri Lankan Experience, Report by Mario Gomez, The Brookings-SAIS Project on Internal Displacement, July 2002


Tajikistan

"Profiles in Displacement: Tajikistan," UN Report by Francis M. Deng, Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Internally Displaced Persons, 24 October 1996

Timor-Leste

"Representative of the Secretary-General's Mission to Timor-Leste," UN Press Release, 12 December 2008

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Europe

General

"Protracted Displacement in Europe," Statement by Walter Kälin to the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly Debate on Protracted Displacement in Europe, 24 June 2009

"Protracted Displacement in Europe: Perspectives and Solutions," Statement by Walter Kälin to the Council of Europe's Committee on Migration, Refugees and Population, 26 November 2008

"The Voting Rights of Internally Displaced Persons," Statement by Walter Kälin, OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Challenges of Election Technologies and Procedures, Vienna, 21-22 April 2005

"Statement by Erin Mooney," OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Internally Displaced Persons, Vienna, 4-5 November 2004

"Internally Displaced Persons' Voting Rights in the OSCE Region," by Erin Mooney and Balkees Jarrah, The Brookings-SAIS Project on Internal Displacement, November 2004

"Statement of the New Representative at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) IDP Meeting," Walter Kälin, Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting, 4 November 2004

"Voting Rights of Internally Displaced Persons," Statement by Erin Mooney, OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Electoral Standards and Commitments, 16 July 2004

"The Role of National and International Protection in Internal Displacement," Statement by Francis M. Deng, OSCE, 27 October 2003

"Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons," Presentation by Erin Mooney to the OSCE Implementation Meeting, 10 October 2003

"Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons: Presentation on behalf of the U.S. Delegation to the OSCE Implementation Meeting," Statement by Roberta Cohen, 10 October 2003

"The OSCE and Internal Displacement in the Caucasus," Testimony by Francis M. Deng before the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, 10 June 2003

"The OSCE and Internal Displacement in the Caucasus," Testimony by Roberta Cohen before the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, 10 June 2003

"Internally Displaced Persons and Political Participation: The OSCE Region," by Simon Bagshaw, Occasional Paper for the Project on Internal Displacement, September 2000

The Balkans

"What Remains to be Done in the Balkans," by Walter Kälin International Herald Tribune, 22 December 2005

"Exodus Within Borders: The Global Crisis of Internal Displacement," Lecture by Roberta Cohen, Opening Lecture, Balkans Lecture Series, Skopje, Macedonia, May - June 2001

Bosnia-Herzegovina

"Normal Lives for Bosnia-Herzegovina's Displaced Must Not Be Delayed by Politics, Says UN Representative," UN Press Release, 17 November 2009

"Representative of the UN Secretary-General Concerned about Problems of Displaced Persons and Returnees in Bosnia and Herzegovina," UN Press Release, 20 June 2008

"Post-Conflict Property Restitution in Bosnia: Balancing Reparations and Durable Solutions in the Aftermath of Displacement," Statement by Rhodri C. Williams at International Symposium on Internal Displacement in Turkey and Abroad: International Principles, Experiences and Policy Proposals, Istanbul, Turkey, 4-5 December 2006

"Report from Mission to Bosnia & Herzegovina" UN Report, 29 December 2005

"UN Representative Urges Authorities to Use Human Rights as a Yardshick for Addressing the Remaining Problems of Displacement in Bosnia-Herzegovina", UN Press Release, 15 June 2005

Croatia

"Report from Mission to Croatia", UN Report, 29 December 2005

"UN Representative Urges Croatia to Bring Final Closure to National Issue of Internally Displaced Persons", UN Press Release, 8 June 2005

Serbia and Montenegro (including Kosovo)

"Serious Obstacles Remain for Internally Displaced in Balkans, Warns UN Special Representative," UN Press Release, 7 July 2009

"Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons in Serbia," Testimony by Walter Kälin, Parliament of Serbia, 30 June 2009

"Report from Mission to Serbia and Montenegro, including Kosovo", UN Report, 9 January 2006

"Secretary General's Representative Urges Flexible Solutions to Internal Displacement in Serbia and Montenegro", UN Press Release, 24 June 2005

"Failing the Internally Displaced - Kosovo", by Roberta Cohen and David A. Korn, Forced Migration Review, August 1999

"Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: Lessons from the Kosovo Crisis," by Roberta Cohen and David A. Korn, Refuge, August 1999

Statement by Francis M. Deng, the Representative of the Secretary-General on Internally Displaced Persons, 16 April 1999

"Uprooted Inside Kosovo Need Aid," by Roberta Cohen, Newsday, 9 April 1999

Meeting Report of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Protection of Persons Under Threat in Kosovo, 21 September 1998

Russia

"Statement to the Memorial Conference on Forced Displacement in the Russian Federation," Statement by David Fisher, 20 April 2005

"Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Internally Displaced Persons concludes his visit to the Russian Federation," Statement by Francis M. Deng, 15 September 2003

"Internal Displacement in the Russian Federation," Conference Report, Moscow, Russia, 26 April 2002

"Fifth Meeting of the Steering Group of the Regional Conference to Address the Problems of Refugees, Displaced Persons, Other Forms of Involuntary Displacement and Returnees in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States and Relevant Neighbouring States," Statement by Francis M. Deng, Geneva, 13 July 2000

"Representative of the UN Secretary General on Internally Displaced Persons Calls on the Russian Authorities to Observe the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement," Statement by Francis M. Deng, 9 December 1999

The South Caucasus

"Briefing on Internally Displaced Persons in Armenia & Azerbaijan," Testimony by Roberta Cohen, 16 May 2006

Armenia

"Roundtable on Compliance of the Legislation of the Republic of Armenia with the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement," Roundtable Report, Yerevan, Armenia, 15 October 2001

Azerbaijan

"UN Expert on Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons Concludes Visit to Azerbaijan," UN Press Release, 6 April 2007

"Roundtable on Compliance of the Legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan with the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement," Roundtable Report, Baku, Azerbaijan, 21 February 2002

"Displaced in Azerbaijan," by Francis M. Deng, The New York Times, 28 July 2000

"Profile in Displacement: Azerbaijan," UN Report by Francis M. Deng, 25 January 1999

Georgia

"Election-Related Rights and Political Participation of Internally Displaced Persons: Protection During and After Displacement in Georgia," paper by Andrew Solomon, International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), 30 November 2009

"Displaced from Ossetia Conflict Need More Pragmatism, Less Politics, Says U.N. Representative," UN Press Release, 10 November 2009

"Report from the Representative's Mission to Georgia," UN Mission Report, 13 February 2009

"Legal Aspects of Return of Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees to Abkhazia, Georgia," Statement by Walter Kälin, Panel on the Legal Aspects of Return of IDPs and Refugees to Abkhazia, United Nations, 29 November 2007

"Statement by the Representative at the Presentation of the Draft of the National Strategy for Internally Displaced Persons in Georgia," Statement by Walter Kälin, Tbilisi, 15 December 2006

"UN Expert Calls for Adoption and Implementation of Georgian National Strategy for Internally Displaced Persons", UN Press Release, 18 December 2006

"Report from the Representative's Mission to Georgia," UN Mission Report, December 2005

"Georgia Must Act on Promises to End Displacement Crisis," by Walter Kälin, Forced Migration Review #25, May 2006

"Roundtable on Compliance of the Legislation of Georgia with the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement," Roundtable Report, Tbilisi, Georgia, 18 February 2002

"Summary Report of the Regional Workshop on Internal Displacement in the South Caucasus," Tbilisi, Georgia, 17 May 2000 (Event information)

"Representative of the UN Secretary General on Internally Displaced Persons Concludes Visit to Georgia," UN Press Release, 17 May 2000

Turkey

"Comparative Perspectives on Laws and Policies Addressing Internal Displacement," Statement by Elizabeth Ferris, TESEV Conference on Internal Displacement in Turkey: Government Responses, 27 June 2009

"Foreword to the English Edition of Coming to Terms with Forced Migration: Post-Displacement Restitution of Citizenship Rights in Turkey," Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV), by Roberta Cohen, August 2007

"Statement by the Representative at the Launch of the Migration and Internally Displaced Population Survey," Statement by Walter Kälin, Hacettepe University, Ankara, 6 December 2006

"Conclusions and Recommendations from the Representative's Working Visit to Turkey," by Walter Kälin, 28 September-1 October 2006

"The Voice of Civil Society and the Internally Displaced," Statement by Walter Kälin, Internally Displaced Persons Conference, Organized by UNDP and the Government of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey, 23 February 2006

"National Responsibilities: Providing an Adequate Response to IDP Needs," Statement by Roberta Cohen, Internally Displaced Persons Conference, Organized by UNDP and the Government of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey, 23 February 2006

"Property Compensation: Observations on Turkey's Compensation Law No. 5233 in International Context," Statement by Rhodri C. Williams, Internally Displaced Persons Conference, Organized by UNDP and the Government of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey, 23 February 2006

"Visit to Turkey by the Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of IDPs," UN Press Release, 4-6 May 2005

"Secretary-General's Representative on Internally Displaced Persons Concludes Visit to Turkey," Statement by Francis M. Deng, 5 June 2002 (Turkish Translation)

"Hard Cases: Internal Displacement in Turkey, Burma (Myanmar), and Algeria," by Roberta Cohen, Forced Migration Review, December 1999

"Tough Nuts to Crack: Dealing with Difficult Situations of Internal Displacement," Conference Report, 28 January 1999

Middle East

"Displacement in the Muslim World," by Hady Amr and Elizabeth Ferris, US-Islamic World Forum, 16 February 2009

"Report of the Representative's Mission to Lebanon & Israel," UN Mission Report, 7-14 September 2006

"Seminar on Displacement, Protection of Civilians and the Law of Armed Conflict," Seminar Report, August 2006

"Displacement in Lebanon and Israel," Statement by Khalid Koser, Seminar on Displacement, Protection of Civilians and the Law of Armed Conflict, 15 August 2006

"UN Human Rights Experts Urge Parties to the Current Conflict in the Middle East to Fully Respect and Protect the Rights of the Civilian Populations," UN Press Statement, 21 July 2006

Iran

"Generous Response to Needs of Those Displaced by Earthquake in Iran Urged by Representative," Statement by Francis M. Deng, 12 December 2003

Iraq

"Resolving Iraqi Displacement: Humanitarian and Development Perspectives," Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, 16 February 2010

"Going Home? Prospects and Pitfalls for Large-Scale Returns in Iraq," by Elizabeth Ferris, IASFM Annual Conference, Cyprus, 2 July 2009

Internal Displacement in Iraq: The Process of Working toward Durable Solutions, by Jamille Bigio and Jen Scott, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, June 2009

"Humanitarian Space, Humanitarian Principles: Experiences from Iraq and Afghanistan," Meeting Summary, 20 February 2009

"Iraqi Displacement: The Need for Solutions," by Elizabeth Ferris, US-Islamic World Forum, 16 February 2009

"Toolbox: The Refugee Imperative in Iraq," by Rhodri C. Williams, The American Interest, 20 January 2009

"Minorities, Displacement, and Iraq's Future," by Elizabeth Ferris and Kimberly Stoltz, December 2008

"Returns to Iraq: Questions and More Questions," by Elizabeth Ferris, Prepared for USIP Seminar: Returning Home in Iraq: Housing, Land and Property Issues, 19 December 2008

"Iraq's Lost Generation," by Elizabeth Ferris and Navtej Dhillon, The Guardian, 13 October 2008

"Iraqi Elections and Displacement," by Elizabeth Ferris, 2 October 2008

"Iraq's Displaced: Where to Turn?" by Roberta Cohen, American University International Law Review, Vol 24, Issue 2, Fall 2008

"Iraq's Displaced Millions," by Elizabeth Ferris and Michael E. O'Hanlon, The Washington Times, 21 August 2008

"The Looming Crisis: Displacement and Security in Iraq," by Elizabeth Ferris, The Brookings Institution, August 2008

"Alternative Scenarios for Iraq's Displaced," by Elizabeth Ferris, Viewpoints, August 2008

"Surge in the Number of Iraqi Refugees," Interview of Khalid Koser by Daljit Dhaliwal on Foreign Exchange, 3 July 2008

"The Future of Kirkuk: The Referendum and Its Potential Impact on Displacement," by Elizabeth Ferris and Kimberly Stoltz, New Security Developments and Displacements in Iraq Series, 3 March 2008

"Prepare for the Iraqi Humanitarian Crisis: Open Letter to U.S. Presidential Candidates," by Elizabeth Ferris, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, 29 February 2008

"Iraqi Internal Displacement and International Law," Statement by Elizabeth Ferris, 9th Annual Conference on Public Service & the Law, University of Virginia School of Law, 9 February 2008

"Applying the Lessons of Bosnia in Iraq: Whatever the Solution, Property Rights Should be Secured," by Rhodri C. Williams, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, 8 January 2008

"Regional Dimensions to the Iraqi Displacement Crisis and the Role of the United Nations," Statement by Elizabeth Ferris, American University, 25 October 2007

"Security, Displacement and Iraq: A Deadly Combination," by Elizabeth Ferris, The Brookings Institution, 27 August 2007

"Iraq Displacement Mid-Year Review," Seminar Summary Report, 16 July 2007

"Update on Humanitarian Issues and Politics in Iraq," by Elizabeth Ferris and Matthew Hall, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, 6 July 2007

"Iraqi Refugees: Our Problem or Sweden's?," by Elizabeth Ferris, Washingtonpost.com's Think Tank Town, 18 June 2007

"Iraqi Refugees in the Syrian Arab Republic: A Field-Based Snapshot," Project Report by Ashraf al-Khalidi, Sophia Hoffmann, and Victor Tanner, 11 June 2007

"The Remorseless Rise of Violence and Displacement in Iraq", by Ashraf Al-Khalidi and Victor Tanner, Refugees, No. 146 – Iraq Bleeds: Millions Displaced by Conflict, Persecution and Violence, April 2007 Lo-Res PDF Hi-Res PDF

"Statement of the Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons at the International Conference on Addressing the Humanitarian Needs of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons inside Iraq and in Neighbouring Countries," Statement by Walter Kälin, 17-18 April 2007

"Iraq's Displaced Need More than Talk," by Elizabeth Ferris, The Brookings Institution, 13 April 2007

"Iraq: Sectarian Violence and Solutions," The Human Cost of War Panel, Statement by Roberta Cohen, Georgetown University, 21 March 2007

"Humanitarian Issues and Politics in Iraq," Statement by Elizabeth Ferris, The Brookings Institution, 14 February 2007

"Time for the United States to Recognize Iraq's Humanitarian Crisis," by Roberta Cohen and Ashraf Al-Khalidi, 4 January 2007

"Shiite Militants Try to Drive Sunnis from Baghdad," Interview with Ashraf Al-Khalidi NPR Morning Edition, 20 December 2006

"Iraq's Sectarian Violence Forces Displacement," Interview with Victor Tanner, NPR Morning Edition, 20 October 2006

"Sectarian Violence: Radical Groups Drive Internal Displacement in Iraq," Project Report by Ashraf al-Khalidi and Victor Tanner, 18 October 2006

"A Tragedy of Increasing Proportions: Internal Displacement in Iraq," by Walter Kälin, Forced Migration Review, Special Issue, 20 June 2006

"An IDP Case Study: The Marsh Arabs of Southern Iraq," Seminar Report From the AMAR Charitable Foundation London Conference: Internally Displaced Persons - An Ongoing Dialogue, 1-2 March 2006

"Panel on Internal Displacement and the Marsh Arabs of Iraq," Statements at The AMAR Foundation Conference, London, 1-2 March 2006

"Durable Solutions for the Internally Displaced Iraqi Kurds: Legal and Practical Considerations," (PDF) by David Fisher, The Kurdish Question, Mazda Publishers, 2005

"Status of Internal Displacement in Iraq," Interview with Roberta Cohen, 21 May 2004

"Humanitarian and Human Rights Issues in Iraq," Statement by Roberta Cohen, 9 June 2003

"The Road Map and the Reconstruction of Iraq: Where Does the United States Go from Here?," Event Transcript, 3 September 2003

"UN Representative Calls for Action on Displaced in Iraq," UN Press Statement, 16 May 2003

"The Iraqi Marshlands: Can They Be Saved?," Event Transcript, Assessing the Human and Ecological Damage, 7 May 2003

"Clear a Path for Relief," by Roberta Cohen and Michael O'Hanlon, The Baltimore Sun, 16 April 2003

"The Humanitarian Situation in Iraq," Online chat with Roberta Cohen, The Washington Post, 28 March 2003

"The Humanitarian Situation in Iraq and its Distinctive Features," Statement by Roberta Cohen, Brookings Institution Iraq Series Briefing, 27 March 2003

"Preparing for War: Protecting Civilians in Iraq," Event Transcript, Brookings Forum, 11 February 2003

"Iraq's displaced: a test for democracy," by Roberta Cohen and John Fawcett, International Herald Tribune, 28 December 2002

"Internally Displaced People of Iraq," Online chat with Roberta Cohen, The Wahsington Post, 9 December 2002

"The Internally Displaced People of Iraq," by Roberta Cohen and John Fawcett, November 2002

"Statement to the Conference on Internal Displacement and Ethnic Cleansing in Iraq", Statement by Roberta Cohen, 14 November 2002

"The Internally Displaced People of Iraq," Report by John Fawcett and Victor Tanner, 02 October 2002

"The Internally Displaced People of Iraq: The Fault Lines of the Country," Press Release 25 October 2002

"Introduction to the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement," Statement by Roberta Cohen, 23 September 2001

Americas

General

"Regional Workshop on Protection and Response in Situations of Natural Disaster," Summary Report, Guatemala City, Guatemala, May 2009

"Regional Seminar on Internal Displacement in the Americas," Summary Report, Mexico City, Mexico, February 2004

"The Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement: Their Use and Application in the Americas," Statement by Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli, International Seminar: Experiences of Displaced Populations in Colombia, Guatemala, El Salvador and Peru, March 2003

"Internal Displacement in the Americas: Some Distinctive Features," Paper by Roberta Cohen and Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli, May 2001

Colombia

Judicial Protection of Internally Displaced Persons: The Colombian Experience, Rodolfo Arango Rivadeneira (ed.), Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, November 2009

Protecting the Displaced in Colombia: The Role of Municipal Authorities, Summary Report, Bogota, Colombia, July 2009

"Internal Displacement and Peacebuilding in Colombia," by Elizabeth Ferris, Forced Migration Review #32, April 2009

Internal Displacement and the Construction of Peace, Summary Report, Bogota, Colombia, 25 February 2009

"Internal Displacement and the Construction of Peace in Colombia," Brookings Seminar, Washington, DC, 25 February 2009

Public Policies to Assist Internally Displaced Persons: The Role of Municipal Authorities, Occassional Paper by Ana María Ibáñez and Andrea Velásquez, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, December 2008

"Ongoing Forced Displacement Crisis in Colombia," United Nations Press Release, 14 November 2008

"Report of the Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons -- Mission to Colombia," UN Report by Walter Kälin, 24 January 2007

"Current Challenges Faced by Afro-Colombian IDPs," Seminar Report, Luncheon Seminar at the Brookings Institution, 30 June 2006

"In Colombia, the laws and institutional framework to assist IDPs are good, but their non application affects the rights of the internally displaced," UN Press Release, 26 June 2006

"Testimony on the Human Rights Situation in Colombia: Afro-Colombians and Indigenous People," by Erin Mooney, 8 June 2005

"Reflecting the Reality on the Ground: Ensuring an Effective Protection and Assistance Response to IDPs through Improved Data Collection," Statement by Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli, Seminar hosted by Consultancy for Human Rights and Displacement (CODHES), 9 September 2004

"Ecuador: International Support Needed for Colombian Refugees," by Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli, Refugees International Bulletin, 21 April 2004

"Panamá: Colombian Asylum Seekers in Legal Limbo," by Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli, Refugees International Bulletin, 8 April 2004

"Interview of Afro-Colombian IDP Leaders," by Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli, Refugee Watch, December 2003

"Finding Durable Solutions for IDPs: Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement and International Experiences of Voluntary Return, Resettlement and Reintegration," Statement by Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli, Seminar/Workshop on Return, Resettlement and Reintegration of IDPs in Colombia, 3 December 2003

"No Refuge: Colombia's IDP Protection Vacuum," by Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli, Refugees International, 3 June 2003

"Statement by Dr. Francis M. Deng, Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Internally Displaced Persons, at the Meeting to Launch the Spanish Edition of the Handbook on Applying the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement," Bogota, Colombia, 5 December 2002

"Internal Displacement in Colombia," Statement by Francis M. Edng, delivered by Gimena Sanchez at the International Seminar on the Evaluation of the Pastrana Government's Policy on Human Rights: Agenda to Overcome the Human Rights Crisis in Colombia, in Bogota, Colombia, 7 September 2000

"Displaced in Colombia," Letter to the Editor by Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli, The New York Times, 1 August 2000

"Situation of internal displacement in Colombia," Statement by Francis M. Deng, delivered by Gimena Sanchez at the CODHES International Seminar on Displacement: Conflict, Peace and Development in Bogota, Colombia, 30 May 2000

"Don't overlook Colombia's humanitarian crisis," by Francis M. Deng, The Christian Science Monitor, 6 October 1999

"Workshop on the Dissemination and Implementation of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement," Summary Report, Bogota, Colombia, 27 May 1999

Haiti

"Next Steps for Haiti: Rebuilding the Lives of Haiti's Internally Displaced Persons," statement by Walter Kälin, United Nations, 8 March 2010

"The Scouting Report Web Chat: Relief for Haiti," web chat with Elizabeth Ferris, The Brookings Institution, 24 February 2010

"The Earthquake Recovery Process in Haiti," statement by Walter Kälin, UN Human Rights Commission Special Session on Haiti, 27 January 2010

"Drawing Humanitarian Lessons from Disasters," op-ed by Diane Paul, Reuters Blog, 21 January 2010

"Three Keys to Success for Haiti Relief," op-ed by Elizabeth Ferris, AOL's Sphere, 14 January 2010

"Rights Amid the Rubble: Human Rights for Haiti's Quake Victims," op-ed by Elizabeth Ferris, The Daily Beast, 13 January 2010

Mexico

"Representative of United Nations Secretary-General Concludes Visit to Mexico," UN Press Release, 28 August 2002

Peru

"Internally Displaced Persons in the Truth Commission Report and the Guiding Principles," Statement by Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli, 6 August 2004

"Secretary-General's Representative Congratulates Peru on New IDP Law," Statement by Francis M. Deng, 3 June 2004

"Proposal for a Law on Internal Displacement in Peru," Statement by Francis M. Deng, 4 July 2003

Donor Countries

"The Global Launch of the 2003 UN Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeals," Statement by Francis M. Deng, 19 November 2002

"The Need for a More Focused Response: European Donor Policies Toward Internally Displaced Persons," Report by Philip Rudge, January 2002

"Reaching the Vulnerable: The Global Launch of the 2002 UN Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeals," Statement by Francis M. Deng, November 2001

"The Consolidated Appeals and IDPs: The Degree to Which UN Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeals for the Year 2000 Support Internally Displaced Populations," Report by Francis M. Deng, August 2000

"The U.S. Government and Internally Displaced Persons: Present, But Not Accounted For," by James Kunder, Brookings IDP Project and U.S. Committee for Refugees, November 1999

"The Changing Nature of Humanitarian Crises: Implications for U.S. Policy and Effective Response," Statement by Roberta Cohen, United States Institute for Peace Conference, 23 July 1999


last updated 25 March 2010