Follow Ups

On 29 September 2021, the High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement has submitted its report to the UN Secretary-General. Below are reactions and feedback from stakeholders since the official submission.

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Reactions from Stakeholders 

Meeting with Member States

When: 9 November 2021
Organizer(s): HLP Secretariat

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Meeting with States Impacted by Large-Scale Internal Displacement 

When: 2 November 2021
Organizer(s): HLP Secretariat

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Program of Work

This paper outlines how the Panel will be approaching its consultative work from December 2020 to September 2021.

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Event Reports

Panel's Secretariat briefing with NGOs

When: 12 July 2021
Organizer(s): InterAction

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Summary: Roundtable with NGOs on "Realizing national accountability and international responsibility"

When: 3 June 2021
Organizer(s): ICVA, Plan International, World Vision

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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)

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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

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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 

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Summary: Supporting Nationally Owned Durable Solutions Processes

When: 10 February 2021
Organizer(s): European Union (EU) and the Secretariat of the Panel

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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. 

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High-Level Panel Terms of Reference

The High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement has been appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General with a clear Terms of Reference (ToR). 

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Concept Paper

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.

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Thematic Workstream Paper

In order to operationalize the Terms of Reference, the Panel has developed six dedicated “thematic workstreams.” 

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