In setting out his Strategic Directions 2017-2021, the High Commissioner committed to repositioning UNHCR to be more decisive, predictable and effective in situations of internal displacement,working alongside States and partners in planning and delivering a protection and solutions driven response.
The updated Policy on UNHCR’s Engagement in Situations of Internal Displacement – issued in September 2019 - is a clear example of UNHCR’s commitment to strengthen its preparedness, operational delivery, coordination leadership and the search for solutions within the inter-agency framework. Specific organizational keystones and enablers are articulated in the Policy and elaborated in its accompanying Guidance Package.
To ensure a consistent organization-wide approach, compliance with the 2019 IDP Policy has been made mandatory.
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