2009 Kampala Convention on IDPs
In 2019, the African Union, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partner organizations, governments and millions of people across the continent and beyond are commemorating the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the 2009 Kampala Convention on internally displaced persons (IDP). The treaty has had an important impact in Africa. This document highlights key facts about the Convention, which has been adopted by about half of AU member states. The remaining countries are being urged by the AU to ratify soon.