Today, internally displaced persons (IDPs) account for an estimated sixty percent of forcibly displaced persons globally. Coinciding with escalating levels of displacement is a commensurate effort to provide information about the people affected by it.
Some 74% of forcibly displaced people are located in low- and middle-income countries, where investments in development programs and sound policy decisions are a foundation of a sustainable future.
The emergence of new conflicts, together with the increasing duration of existing displacement crises, implies that forced displacement is set to increase. When it does, the need for employment opportunities for forcibly displaced people will do so proportionally.
Improved protection and wellbeing of forcibly displaced persons and those affected by forced displacement is achieved through coherent implementation of evidence-informed humanitarian and development action and inclusive policies.
To enhance the ability of stakeholders to make timely and evidence-informed decisions that can improve the lives of affected people.
Improving and supporting the collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of primary socioeconomic microdata and population data that inform policymaking and programming.
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The Government of Denmark represented by Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
European Union represented by the EU Directorate-General for International Partnerships (INTPA)
The U.S. Government represented by U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM).