Pakistan and the United Nations refugee company, UNHCR, are holding a conference to highlight the barriers handling Afghan refugees.
It is estimated more than 2 million are protecting in Pakistan, with some displaced considering that the 1979 Soviet intrusion of Afghanistan.
Continuing violence makes returning home hazardous.
Nevertheless a repatriation program is set to resume next month.
Al Jazeera’s Kamal Hyder reports from a refugee camp in the city of Peshawar.