The use of UNHCR’s “PRIMES” system facilitates collection of data to assist Venezuelans and others in need of basic services in Guyana.
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!
UNHCR talks with the Government of Jordan and the telecommunications industry to advocate for full inclusion of refugees into mobile wallet opportunities.
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.
In March 2019, UNHCR staff in Cameroon were trained on how to use proGres v4, the latest iteration of UNHCR’s registration and case management software application, improving their day-to-day work.
A new and innovative offline Digital Library was installed in Sayam Forage refugee camp in Niger, to provide access to numerous cultural resources for the youth.
In Pintolandia Shelter in Boa Vista, Brazil, UNHCR is testing RApp a new tool to improve the registration process and provide a better protection and assistance to refugees.