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... calling upon [affected country] and all States in the region to work towards a peaceful environment conducive to the realization of durable solutions for refugees and internally displaced persons, including their eventual voluntary return and reintegration in [affected country] in conditions of safety and dignity, with the support of the United Nations Country Team (UNCT), stressing that any such solution should be in line with relevant obligations under international refugee law, international humanitarian law and international human rights law,

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[pp. 12] ... noting the importance of [UN Mission]’s contribution to creating through coordination with humanitarian actors, displaced communities, and authorities the conditions for the safe, voluntary, and dignified return of IDPs and refugees, so that they may resume their livelihoods including the cultivation of land for food production, [op. 23] stresses ... that any returns or other durable solutions for IDPs or refugees must be undertaken on a voluntary and informed basis in conditions of dignity and safety ...

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... strongly encourages intensified efforts by [Government of affected country] ... in making voluntary repatriation and reintegration of ... refugees [from affected country] in safe and dignified conditions among its highest national priorities, strongly supports [Government of affected country]’s efforts to create the necessary conditions for the voluntary repatriation and sustainable reintegration of ... refugees [from affected country] in the country, and calls for continued and enhanced international assistance in this regard;

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[pp. 21] Recalling the responsibility of [affected country’s] Authorities to protect and promote the right to freedom of movement of all people in [affected country], including IDPs, without distinction, their freedom to choose where to reside, and to comply with their right to return to their own country or to leave in order to seek asylum in other States, ... [op. 9] ... calls upon [affected country’s] authorities to ensure that national policies and legislative frameworks ... support durable solutions for IDPs and refugee populations, including the voluntary, safe, dignified and sustainable return to one’s home or local integration or resettlement; [op. 42] Decides that the mandate of [UN Mission] shall include the following immediate priority tasks: ... (c) Facilitate the creation of a secure environment for the immediate, full, safe and unhindered delivery of humanitarian assistance – To improve coordination with humanitarian actors, in order to facilitate the creation of a secure environment ... for the voluntary safe, dignified and sustainable return or local integration or resettlement of internally displaced persons or refugees in close coordination with humanitarian actors;

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Emphasizing that all parties ... should create conditions conducive to the voluntary, safe, dignified, and sustainable return of refugees and internally displaced persons or local integration of internally displaced persons, particularly in areas newly liberated from [armed group], ... stressing respect for the rights of internally displaced persons, without discrimination, including in the context of resettlement, returns or local integration, ...

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[op. 15] Decides that the mandate of [UN-regional Mission] will include the following tasks: (a) Protection of civilians, facilitation of humanitarian assistance and the safety and security of humanitarian personnel: (i) Without prejudice to the primary responsibility of [affected country’s authorities] to protect civilians, to protect civilians across [region of affected country] ... through, inter alia, ... securing ... areas of return; ... (vii) To assist in the implementation of the provisions of [existing peace agreements] and any subsequent agreements relating to human rights and the rule of law and to contribute to the creation of an environment conducive to respect for human rights, accountability, and the rule of law, in which all are ensured effective protection, including through ... supporting the establishment of criminal justice institutions and rural courts through the provision of advice and logistical support in areas of [region of affected country] that are key to the voluntary return of displaced populations to address land disputes and other inter-communal conflict drivers; (viii) Support [Government of affected country] and local government authorities in extending state authority throughout [region of affected country] through the provision of technical and logistical support to local conflict resolution mechanisms, as a means to reduce inter-communal conflict, enhance accountability and create conditions conducive to voluntary return of displaced populations; ... (xiii) To contribute to the creation of the necessary security conditions for the provision of humanitarian assistance and to facilitate the voluntary and sustainable return of refugees and IDPs to their homes, and support the Government in finding sustainable solution for the voluntary return of IDPs in line with international standards; ... (b) Mediation between [Government of affected country] and non-signatory armed movements: ... (iv) To support the implementation of [existing peace agreements] and any subsequent agreements, with particular focus on the provisions related to returns, ... reconciliation and land, within its capacities, including through the provision of technical assistance and logistical support to the residual bodies of [relevant regional authority]; ... [op. 21] ... expresses concern at continuing delays in implementation [of peace agreement] overall, including provisions related to compensation and the creation of a conducive environment enabling the return of IDPs and refugees; [op. 36] Demands that all parties to the conflict in [region of affected country] create the conditions conducive to allowing the voluntary, informed, safe, dignified and sustainable return of refugees and IDPs, or, where appropriate, their local integration or relocation to a third location, and within the context of its protection of civilians mandate; ... stresses the need for the establishment of a mechanism in order to verify the extent to which these returns are voluntary and informed in nature, and underlines the importance of addressing land issues for the realization of durable solutions in [region of affected country];

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Expressing concern about the residual threat of landmines and explosive remnants of war in [affected area], which hinders the safe return of displaced persons to their homes, ...

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Notes [Government of affected country]’s stated desire to see the displaced return to their areas of origin or resettle in their current areas of displacement; stresses that any returns should be safe, voluntary and in accordance with applicable international law; and further stresses the importance of achieving dignified and durable solutions for refugees and IDPs, and of ensuring their full participation in the planning and management of these solutions;

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... calling upon [affected country] and all States in the region to work towards the peaceful environment conducive to the realization of durable solutions for refugees and internally displaced persons, including their eventual voluntary return and reintegration in [affected country] in conditions of safety and dignity, with the support, as appropriate, of the United Nations Country Team, stressing that any such solution should be in line with relevant obligations under international refugee law, international humanitarian law and international human rights law, ...

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Underscores the critical need to build conditions for the safe and voluntary return of refugees and internally displaced persons to their home areas and the rehabilitation of affected areas, in accordance with international law, including applicable provisions of the Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees, and taking into account the interests of those countries hosting refugees, urges Member States to provide assistance in this regard, looks forward to [specific donor conference for affected country], as an important contribution to this endeavour, and further expresses its support to the post-conflict reconstruction and rehabilitation of [affected country];

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Reaffirming that all parties ... should create conditions conducive to the voluntary, safe, dignified, and sustainable return of refugees and internally displaced persons or local integration of internally displaced persons, particularly in areas newly-liberated from [armed group], and to promote stabilization activities and long-term sustainable development, welcoming commitments and encouraging continued efforts of the Government of [affected country] for the relief of internally displaced persons, refugees and returnees, noting the important role of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, based on its mandate, in providing continued advice and support to the Government of [affected country], in coordination with [UN Mission], on these issues, and encouraging the Government of [affected country] to continue working with [UN Mission] and humanitarian agencies to ensure the delivery of humanitarian relief to those in need,

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Stresses the importance of achieving dignified and durable solutions for refugees and internally displaced persons, and of ensuring their full participation in the planning and management of these solutions; demands that all parties to the conflict in [affected area] create the conditions conducive to allowing the voluntary, informed, safe, dignified and sustainable return of refugees and internally displace d persons, or, where appropriate, their local integration; in this regard stresses the need for the establishment of a mechanism in order to verify the extent to which these returns are voluntary and informed in nature, and underlines the importance of addressing land issues for the realization of durable solutions in [affected area]

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Welcomes ... the progress towards achieving dignified durable solutions for refugees living in [neighboring country], and encourages a sustained effort to find solutions with regards to the residual ... refugee caseload [from the affected country], in compliance with relevant international law

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Calls upon all parties concerned to ensure that all peace processes, peace agreements and post-conflict recovery and reconstruction planning have regard for the special needs of women and children and include specific measures for the protection of civilians including ... (iii) the creation of conditions conducive to the voluntary, safe, dignified and sustainable return of refugees and internally displaced persons ...

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Reaffirms the unacceptability of the demographic changes resulting from the conflict, reaffirms also the inalienable rights of all refugees and internally displaced persons affected by the conflict, and stresses that they have the right to return to their homes in secure and dignified conditions ...

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Welcomes the commitment of the parties to the right of all refugees and displaced persons freely to return to their homes of origin or to other places of their choice ... in safety ... and stresses the importance of facilitating the return or resettlement of refugees and displaced persons which should be gradual and orderly and carried out through progressive, coordinated programs that address the need for local security, housing and jobs ...

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