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2017 - National Framework for the Return, Resettlement and Reintegration of Displaced Persons

Definition no
Non-discrimination clause yes
Cause – conflict/violence yes
Cause – natural disasters yes
Cause – human-made disasters/development projects  yes
Prevention no
Protection and Assistance yes
Durable Solutions yes
Institutional focal point yes (see pages 8, 9 and 10)
Funding mechanism yes (see page 10)
Data collection mechanism yes (see pages 13 and 20)
Guiding Principles yes

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South Sudan signed the Kampala Convention in 2013, and after ratification in 2018 it was deposited in 2019 (UNHCR welcomes accession). The country has a draft IDP law, the “Protection and Assistance to Internally Displaced Persons Act, 2019”, which is currently being reviewed by Ministries of the government (South Sudan Act, 2019).