Supporting the economic resilience of refugees is a central piece of the global effort to meet the SDGs.
In today’s rapidly evolving digital world, personal data protection has become a critical issue. With the exponential growth of big data, large amounts of personal information are being collected, stored, and processed, making privacy a major concern for individuals, organizations, and governments alike. To safeguard personal data, it is vital to adopt Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs), which are a range of innovative technical solutions designed to enhance privacy and protect personal data. These technologies use encryption and other methods to secure personal information and prevent unauthorized access. As technology continues to advance, so does the potential for privacy technologies to protect personal data in a variety of ways.
On World Cities Day, UNHCR celebrates the mayors and local authorities who show solidarity with their refugee, internally displaced and stateless residents.
A UNHCR study in Uganda proposes stronger action linking youth to the labour market, among other policy steps to improve outcomes for refugees and Ugandan host communities.
Notable chart: Even with humanitarian assistance, Rohingya refugees face shortages in food and essentials
More than half of Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar face shortages in food and essentials even after receiving humanitarian assistance.
With all eyes on Ukraine, research offers insights from the world’s other 86 million forcibly displaced
The second Research Conference on Forced Displacement examined the latest evidence on issues including internal displacement and returnees.
Nuevos datos de alta frecuencia evidencian el gran impacto de la COVID-19 en los medios de vida y la inseguridad alimentaria en Costa Rica
Los resultados de la encuesta confirman los diagnósticos operacionales y proporcionan evidencia crítica sobre las áreas en las que se debe incrementar el enfoque programático: medios de vida, eliminación de la inseguridad alimentaria y fortalecimiento del acceso a los servicios esenciales.
Governments, humanitarian actors, local authorities, and development actors must continue to prioritize gender inequality in the myriad displacement and fragile settings to ensure equitable and effective protection responses and inclusive policies.
Investment in comparable socioeconomic data for forcibly displaced and hosts yields tangible outcomes in improving people’s lives
The expansion worldwide of the collection and use of socioeconomic data in forced displacement settings yields tangible benefits to communities in settings that UNHCR is assisting.
Compounding misfortunes – refugee women and girls lose even more ground during the COVID-19 pandemic
Women’s inherent fragility in terms of the enjoyment of basic rights and equitable welfare outcomes carries over into forcibly displaced settings. More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, evidence shows pre-existing inequalities and vulnerabilities are deepening.