Protection of and assistance to internally displaced persons: situation of internally displaced persons in the Syrian Arab Republic (A/67/931)

Report
from UN General Assembly
Published on 15 Jul 2013 View Original

Note by the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Chaloka Beyani, in accordance with General Assembly resolutions 67/262 and 66/165 and Human Rights Council resolutions 6/32 and 23/8.

Summary The present report provides an overview of the serious humanitarian, protection and human rights situation of internally displaced persons in the Syrian Arab Republic, and an analysis of the continuing challenges in meeting the urgent needs of affected communities. It also outlines a number of key considerations to guide the development of strategies for future durable solutions, and a set of preliminary recommendations.