24 June 2009 – The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) discussed a report by Mr John Greenway (United Kingdom, EDG) “Europe’s forgotten people: protecting the human rights of long-term displaced persons” on the situation of long-term-internally displaced people in Council of Europe member states.

The discussion was followed by a statement by Mr Walter Kälin, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons.