United Nations World Summit Outcome, New York, 14-16 September 2005

Sectors : Forced displacement
Organisation : UN
Date made: 
2005
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Migration - Forced displacement

“133. We commit ourselves to safeguarding the principle of refugee protection and to upholding our responsibility in resolving the plight of refugees, including through the support of efforts aimed at addressing the causes of refugee movement, bringing about the safe and sustainable return of those populations, finding durable solutions for refugees in protracted situations and preventing refugee movement from becoming a source of tension among States. We reaffirm the principle of solidarity and burden-sharing and resolve to support nations in assisting refugee populations and their host communities.”

Scope: 
International/Africa