Scale of Global Forced Displacement:
79.5 million forcibly displaced people*
- 26.0 million refugees
- 45.7 million internally displaced persons
- 4.2 million asylum seekers
- 3.6 million Venezuelans displaced abroad
To enhance the ability of stakeholders to make timely and evidence-informed decisions that can improve the lives of affected people.
Forcibly displaced populations including refugees, internally displaced persons, stateless people, asylum seekers, and host populations.
Collection, analysis, and dissemination of primary socioeconomic microdata that enables policy making and programming, through implementation principles of partnerships and innovation.
We are working on:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2nd Research Conference on Forced Displacement has been postponed to January 20-22, 2022. The conference will still take place at the Universidad de los Andes, in Bogotá, Colombia.
On the occasion of the World Statistics Day, Björn Gillsätter and Prof Peter Kagwanja discuss the role of data in designing viable policies on forced displacement.
The JDC’s second Quarterly Digest focuses on the impacts of forced displacement on education outcomes for internally displaced populations, refugees, and their host communities.
The Government of Denmark represented by Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
European Union represented by the EU Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO)
The U.S. Government represented by U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM).