Internal displacement in 2018

Internal displacement in 2018

In 2017, there were 30.6 million new displacements associated with conflict and disasters across 143 countries and territories. With much of the internal community’s attention focused on cross-border displacement and migration, IDPs are often portrayed as the forgotten majority in the discussion on forced displacement. As 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), the world's authoritative source of data and analysis on internal displacement, will present the mid-year update on internal displacement as well as challenges and opportunities facing the international community in addressing the issue.

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Erwan Marteil

Head of Migration Section, DEVCO B3 – Employment, Migration




Alexandra Bilak

Director, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre