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Twenty Years of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement

In the 20 years since they were launched, the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement have been of assistance to many States responding to internal displacement, and have been incorporated into many national and regional policies and laws. However, the scale of internal displacement today remains vast, and the impact on those who are displaced is immense. Authors of the 19 theme articles acknowledge the applications and successes of the Guiding Principles while reflecting on their limitations, the challenges to their implementation, their relevance to contemporary incidences and different drivers of internal displacement, future challenges that might have to be faced, and the potential application of new understandings and new approaches. This issue also includes seven ‘general articles’ on other aspects of forced displacement

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Type

Forced Migration Review

Publisher

Refugee Studies Centre

Publication Date

03/10/2018

Volume

59

Total pages

68