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Key words

Forced migration
The coerced movement of a person or persons away from their home or home region.

Internal displacement
Persons or groups of persons who have been forced or obliged to flee or to leave their homes or places of habitual residence, in particular as a result of, or in order, to avoid the effects of armed conflict, situations of generalized violence, violations of human rights or natural or human-made disasters, and who have not crossed an internationally recognized State border.

The movement of people from one place to another.

A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster.

The illegal movement of people across an international border.

The United Nations Human Rights Council: a United Nations body whose mission is to promote and protect human rights around the world.