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The pandemic has brought forward a set of challenges for humanitarian data activities. UNHCR introduces a set of recommendations on how to minimize the disruption, mitigate risk and reduce bias when acquiring data.
Forcibly displaced persons must be incorporated into national financial inclusion strategies, recognizing their special circumstances and legal status as an important, deliberate step towards fully inclusive financial sectors.
UNHCR launches new platform to make anonymized microdata available to organizations, partners, or individual researchers who demonstrate a legitimate need to access it.
Refugees are no different from others in that employment is crucial to their livelihoods, personal empowerment and integration into society.
UNHCR launches new database making information and statistics about forced displacement and statelessness available at your fingertips.
The use of UNHCR’s “PRIMES” system facilitates collection of data to assist Venezuelans and others in need of basic services in Guyana.
The Guidance should serve as a resource for all UNHCR staff, host governments and other partners for updated advice and best practice on all aspects relating to registration and identity management.
Better data on stateless populations is essential if UNHCR is to achieve the goal set to end statelessness by 2024. The newly established ‘Expert Group on Statistics on Statelessness’ is currently working on a set of recommendations to help improve the official statistics.
Listen to UNHCR’s Nicholas Oakeshott, in conversation with the GSMA’s Yiannis Theodorou on how digital identity for refugees can unlock opportunities and help to deliver vital humanitarian assistance.
The Government of Estonia, Kiva and ID2020 make pledges at the first Global Refugee Forum to help ensure that refugees have a good digital identity that protects and empowers them, helping to realise the goals of the Global Compact.
The Strategy provides UNHCR’s vision, priorities, and key actions in order to enhance strategic and responsible use of timely, quality data to further strengthen UNHCR’s role as a data-driven organization and a center of excellence for refugee, statelessness and forced displacement data.
UNHCR joined forces with the Joint IDP Profiling Service (JIPS) to advocate for the inclusion of a new game-changing indicator on refugees in the SDGs, and won!