Internally Displaced Persons Lack Effective Protection

Internally displaced persons–those forced to flee their homes because of armed conflict and persecution but who remain within their own country— are among the most at-risk, vulnerable populations in the world. They typically differ from refugees only by the fact...

Reconciling R2P with IDP Protection

Although R2P developed in large measure from efforts to design an international system to protect internally displaced persons (IDPs), its application may not always work to the benefit of displaced persons. Challenges have arisen, most notably R2P’s limited...