What We Do

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The High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement was established by the UN Secretary-General to find concrete solutions to internal displacement. The High-Level Panel will work to increase global attention on internal displacement, while developing concrete recommendations for Member States, the United Nations system and other relevant stakeholders. The Panel will build on ongoing efforts related to internal displacement by Member States and relevant stakeholders within the humanitarian, development and peace communities. The Panel’s report is expected to identify innovative and concrete recommendations to better prevent, respond, and achieve solutions to internal displacement.



Under the leadership of the Head of the Secretariat /Assistant Secretary-General, the Secretariat is structured in three components, i.e. a Research & Outcomes, Stakeholder Engagement and Coordination, and an Administrative & Organizational component.

Stakeholder Inputs

The Panel is grateful to all stakeholders that have provided written contributions to inform the Panel's work. The latest submissions are highlighted below, and you can find the complete list by clicking on the Stakeholder Inputs heading above. The Secretariat only shares documents if explicit permission has been received from the author.

Member States

United Nations (UN)

Regional Organizations

Other International Organizations

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

Researchers, Think Tanks & Academia

Joint Initiatives & Platforms

International Financial Institutions


Inaugural meeting of the Panel with the United Nations Secretary-General on 25 February 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland

Contact us

Palais des Nations,

Geneva, CH 1211


Tel: +41 22 917 4977

Email: idpspanel@un.org