INVITATION PANEL DEBATE:
“Protecting people on the move: IDPs in the context of the refugee and migrant crisis”
21 March 2018 | Room XXV, 11:30 – 13:30 (Palais des Nations)
In the framework of the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue and the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre – in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to UN Geneva – is organizing a panel debate on the theme of “Protecting people on the move: Internally displaced persons in the context of the refugee and migrant crisis.”
The debate will be held on 21 March 2018 from 11:30 to 13:30 at Palais des Nations in Geneva (Room XXV).
The objective of the panel is to discuss the causes and the consequences of IDPs associated with conflict-related violence. It will also seek to analyse current mechanisms related to the protection, return and reintegration of IDPs. In order to respond to the challenges and peculiarities related to internal displacement, the panel debate will address these issues through a case-study analysis of Iraq and Syria.Azerbaijan will provide practical insights on lessons learned related to assisting and supporting IDPs in protracted conflict situations. We would greatly appreciate your presence on this occasion.
If you would like to attend this event, please RSVP by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before Tuesday 13 March 2018.