Protection of internally displaced persons affected by armed conflict: Concept and challenges - International Review of the Red Cross, No. 843

Author(s)
Contat Hickel, M.
Language
English
Pages
14pp
Date published
01 Sep 2001
Type
Articles
Keywords
Protection, human rights & security, Refugees/IDPs, Internal Displacement
Organisations
ICRC

The 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees provides us with an opportunity to share a few thoughts on the concept of protection of internally displaced persons, the political factors underlying the problem of displacement and its humanitarian implications.