Integrating Internal Displacement in Peace Processes and Agreements

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Step 1: Assess the Causes, Dynamics, and Characteristics of Internal Displacement

Step 2: Create a Framework for Integrating Internal Displacement

Step 3: Engage IDPs in the Peace Process

Step 4: Integrate Human Rights and Interests of IDPs in the Peace Agreement

Appendix 1: Examples of the Inclusion of Internal Displacement in Recent Peace Agreements

Appendix 2: Summary of Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement

Appendix 3: Useful Resources


About the Lead Author

About the Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement

About the United States Institute of Peace

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Note: Steps are not sequential. They overlap and should be performed throughout the entire process.