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Past Event

Determining When Internal Displacement Ends

Monday, September 27, 2004

9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Permanent Mission of Canada


The Brookings-SAIS Project, in collaboration with Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of International Migration and the Norwegian Refugee Council, has organized a series of meetings to discuss the development of a framework for when internal displacement ends. This third and final meeting was convened to seek the views of national governments faced with the challenge of internal displacement, of civil society from affected countries, and of donor countries.

After discussions with these representatives, the participants set about reviewing the Draft Criteria and Guidance on When Internal Displacement Ends. The goal was to create a series of benchmarks of solutions for IDPs as well as a step-by-step flowchart to provide guidance on how to approach the issue of when displacemnt ends in different settings.

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Additional Materials:
When Does Internal Displacement End?Forced Migration Review, Special issue guest edited by Erin Mooney of the Brooking-SAIS Project 

Conference Statement on “When Does Internal Displacement End?”, by Erin Mooney

When Does Internal Displacement End: A Framework for Durable Solutions, Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, September 2007