On 29 September 2021, the High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement submitted its report to the UN Secretary-General. Below are reactions and feedback from stakeholders since the official submission.
Reactions from Stakeholders
Meeting with States Impacted by Large-Scale Internal Displacement
When: 2 November 2021
Organizer(s): HLP Secretariat
Program of Work
Panel's Secretariat briefing with NGOs
When: 12 July 2021
Summary: Roundtable with NGOs on "Realizing national accountability and international responsibility"
When: 3 June 2021
Organizer(s): ICVA, Plan International, World Vision
Event Report: Realising a quality, inclusive and safe education for internally displaced children and youth
When: 12 May 2021
Organizer(s): Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE), Save the Children, the Global Education Cluster and the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)
Summary: Internal Displacement in an Increasingly Urbanized World
When: 19 April 2021
Organizer(s): UN-Habitat, the Joint IDP Profiling Service (JIPS), the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the Secretariat of the Panel
Summary: Pacific Regional Consultation on Internal Displacement
When: 11 February 2021
Organizer(s): Pacific Resilience Partnership (PRP)’s Technical Working Group (TWG) on Human Mobility and the Secretariat of the Panel
Summary: Supporting Nationally Owned Durable Solutions Processes
When: 10 February 2021
Organizer(s): European Union (EU) and the Secretariat of the Panel
Summary: Roundtable on "The Role of Data and Evidence in Supporting State Commitment and Capacity to Address Internal Displacement"
When: 5 February 2021
Organizer(s): Secretariat of the Panel
Outcome Report: Age, Gender, Diversity (AGD) and Internal Displacement Dialogue
When: 24 November 2020
Host(s): Canada, Plan International, Save the Children, and Women’s Refugee Commission
Sponsor(s): Australia, Denmark, Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights, IDMC, Norway, and Oxfam
Summary: Regional consultation on disaster displacement in Asia
When: 19 November 2020
Organizer(s): Asia-Pacific Disaster Displacement Working Group, the Asia-Pacific Issue-Based Coalition on Building Resilience, the GP20 Initiative, the Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD) and the Secretariat of the Panel.
Outcome Report: Preventing Internal Displacement Due to Armed Conflict/Violence and Disasters
When: 6 July 2020
Organizer(s): ICRC, IFRC and the Secretariat of the Panel
Letter of 57 Member States to the UN Secretary-General
In May 2019, 57 Member States, representing every geographical group and including States directly affected by internal displacement, wrote to the UN Secretary-General calling for the establishment of a High-Level Panel on internal displacement.
High-Level Panel Terms of Reference
This concept paper, prepared by the Secretariat, provides an overview of some of the key challenges and potential opportunities under each of the five priority areas of the Panel’s Terms of Reference.