Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshi adolescents report being impoverished due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with girls experiencing the impact more intensely. Which policies should be prioritized to help adolescents weather the pandemic?
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.
UNHCR launches new platform to make anonymized microdata available to organizations, partners, or individual researchers who demonstrate a legitimate need to access it.
UNHCR launches new database making information and statistics about forced displacement and statelessness available at your fingertips.
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.
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!
Following the inauguration of the new UNHCR – World Bank Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement, Björn Gillsäter shares some reflections on the importance of data to improve the lives of forcibly displaced and their host communities.
Petra Nahmias, Senior Statistician at UNHCR, reflects on three days of discussion, debate and sharing of ideas at the 2018 United Nations World Data Forum.
Better data on forcibly displaced populations: the International Recommendations on Refugee Statistics and the Technical Report on Statistics of IDPs now available online.