UNHCR protects and assists refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and stateless people. Headquartered in Geneva, it operates worldwide, including in cities which now host the vast majority of refugees and IDPs.
The High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement worked to identify recommendations on how to better address the global internal displacement crisis. Internal displacement in urban contexts was one of the issues examined by the Panel.
Institution:UN SG’s High Level Panel on Internal Displacement
The GFMD fosters dialogue on migration and development in an informal, non-binding and state-led framework. It has established an innovative tool to engage with local and regional governments: the Mayors Mechanism.