Title Report of the Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Walter Kälin
Publisher UN Human Rights Council
Author Mr Walter Kälin
Publication Date 9 February 2009
Country Armenia | Azerbaijan | Bosnia and Herzegovina | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Colombia | Georgia | Honduras | Kenya | Sri Lanka | Madagascar | Mozambique | Nepal | Sudan | Timor-Leste (East Timor)
Topics Internally displaced persons (IDPs)
Citation / Document Symbol A/HRC/10/13
Reference Tenth session
Cite as UN Human Rights Council, Report of the Representative of the Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Walter Kälin, 9 February 2009, A/HRC/10/13, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/49a55b102.html [accessed 21 September 2014]
Comments Submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 6/32. Covers the period May-Dec. 2008, and addresses in pt. 1 the status of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement 10 years after their submission to the Commission on Human Rights, the protection of persons displaced by natural disaster, and the inclusion of the issue of internal displacement and the people it affects in peace processes; addresses in pt. 2 the Special Representative's country mission to Georgia, his working visits to 8 other countries, and other activities supporting constructive dialogue with Governments and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations involved in the response to internal displacement.