Jun 21

Past Event

Expert Seminar on Protracted IDP Situations

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Summary

On 21-22 June, the Brookings-Bern Project and UNHCR convened a meeting to discuss situations of protracted internal displacement in Geneva. This was the first time a meeting had been organized specifically on long-term IDP situations. During the meeting, discussions focused on the particular protection needs of IDPs in protracted IDP situations, the differences between protracted refugee and IDP situations and on the many gaps in our understanding of protracted IDP situations. Participants included representatives from the UN, other international organizations, NGOs, and academic researchers.

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June 21-22, 2007

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