June 28, 2019

41st Session of the Human Rights Council Item 3 – Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of internally displaced persons

While the primary responsibility to protect and assist IDPs under their jurisdiction lies with the State authorities, the Holy See often has urged shared responsibility to address the root causes of forced displacement. This requires courage and political will; bringing to an end conflicts which breed hatred, violence and revenge; striving for peace and reconciliation, including interreligious dialogue; and respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.
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