1st Research Conference on Forced Displacement


The JDC partnered with the Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) and Middle East Initiative (MEI) at Harvard University, Population Studies and Training Center at Brown University and World Bank’s Development Economics Research Group, to host its 1st Research Conference on Forced Displacement on January 16-18, 2020 at the UN City in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Conference was a high-level academic event that brought together leading researchers and academics on forced displacement. The goals of the conference was to focus attention on emerging scholarship and to establish links between researchers and data providers to stimulate further work on this important topic. The Conference provided a forum for policymakers to engage on the topic of forced displacement and – through the uptake of new research – accelerate the ability of stakeholders to make evidence-based decisions to improve the wellbeing of affected people.

You can read the conference report here.