Activities of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons


2021

Joint Press Statement on Honduras: UN and IACHR experts call for the immediate adoption of a law on the protection of internally displaced persons (in Spanish)
27 January 2021

2020

Prevention, Protection and Solutions for Internally Displaced Persons: GP20 Plan of Action
2018-2020

The Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons moderated the Intersessional Seminar on human rights and internally displaced persons mandated by the Human Rights Council
(Informal summary)
29 October 2020

UN General Assembly online side event on Internal displacement in the context of climate change: Advancing a human rights-based approach to prevention, response and solutions
20 October 2020

Joint Press Statement on Ukrainian resolution on voting as a key step towards guaranteeing the rights of displaced persons
(Also in Russian | Ukrainian - PDF)
16 June 2020

Press statement on the 22nd anniversary of the adoption of the UN Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement
(Also in French | Spanish)
17 April 2020

2019

Joint Statement by the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of IDPs, UNHCR, OCHA and IOM to mark the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Kampala Convention
23 October 2019

Joint Statement: IACHR and the UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons Welcome Decision for the protection of internally displaced persons in Mexico
17 April 2019

2018

Workshop Summary Report: 2018 Workshop on the Role of National Human Rights Institutions in Promoting and Protecting the Human Rights of IDPs

Opinion piece on Cameroon: four priorities to strengthen protection for internally displaced persons (PDF)
16 November 2018

States, UN, partners in new joint push to help people displaced in their own countries, joint press release by the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of IDPs and UNHCR
18 April 2018

Open letter: The Rapporteur calls upon States to include IDPs in the Global Compact on safe, regular and orderly migration (PDF)
12 March 2018

2017

UN report urges Sudan to act over plight of displaced people in Darfur
21 November 2017

IACHR and UN Special Rapporteur on Internally Displaced Persons Welcome the recommendation of Mexico´s National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) for the protection of internally displaced persons in Mexico
17 November 2017

IACHR and UN Special Rapporteur on Internally Displaced Persons Welcome Decisions in El Salvador (Word)
(Also available in Spanish)
27 October 2017