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Stay informed of events and publications about the data and evidence on forced displacement through the JDC newsletter.

Past events

JDC participates in the 2022 Fragility Forum

From March 7th -15, The Center is participating in the Fragility Forum hosted by the World Bank. The Center has produced a podcast conversation on the "The next ten years of the Mosaic Effect: minimizing disclosure risk from multiple sources in an ever-growing data...

Blogs and Special Features

Including refugees and IDPs in national data systems

Including refugees and IDPs in national data systems

Authored by  Natalia Krynsky Baal “ The recent endorsement of international statistical recommendations on refugees and IDPs will help systematise the inclusion of these vulnerable groups in national policy and development agendas. Much work needs to be done, however,...

Data for what? Informing policymaking for forced displacement

Data for what? Informing policymaking for forced displacement

Authored by Björn Gillsäter and Prof. Peter  Kagwanja   As we mark the World Statistics Day on October 20, 2020, the global displacement crisis is at its all-time high. Currently, one per cent of the world’s estimated 7.8 billion people are forcibly displaced...

Supporting evidence-driven responses to COVID-19

Supporting evidence-driven responses to COVID-19

Authored by Domenico Tabasso   The challenges of gathering data about displaced people and host communities are further complicated in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the need to assess the impact of the pandemic is also driving innovations in...

JDC Newsletters

JDC newsletter, March 2022

Using research to inform policies and operations   We are experiencing the unfolding of the fastest developing humanitarian and refugee crises in Europe since WWII. Our thoughts are with those currently fleeing the violence in Ukraine. As the international...

JDC newsletter, December 2021

Using data for social and economic inclusion: gender - Chad - private sector   Dear Colleagues, On November 25th, the world commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, an initiative that reminds us that abuse of women is...

JDC newsletter, November 2021

From activities to results – two years with the Joint Data Center   Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to share our latest issue of the Forced Displacement Literature Review Update. This update has a focus on health and mental health outcomes of those forcibly...

JDC newsletter, September 2021

Making IDPs Visible Through Data and Evidence-Based Activities   Dear Colleagues, Globally there are some 48 million people internally displaced in the world (see UNHCR Global Trends 2020). IDPs form the largest group of forcibly displaced people, but the...

JDC newsletter, August 2021

Providing evidence on the forcibly displaced during the pandemic   Dear colleagues, For many, late August means a return to professional life and this year perhaps a return to a “new normal”. To set you up for a productive second part of 2021, we have compiled...

JDC newsletter, June 2021

Improving the availability and accessibility of high-quality socioeconomic data    Dear colleagues, When the JDC was established in 2019, expectations were high. The Center was founded with the ambition to transform the way we - the international community -...

JDC newsletter, May 2021

Enhancing research methods and data collection on the forcibly displaced   Dear Colleagues, Forced displacement is a complex phenomenon, whose impact on those affected spans over a multiplicity of dimensions. The selection of papers and reports included in our...

JDC newsletter, March 2021

Enhancing Data on Displaced Children and Youth Dear Colleagues, The number of those forcibly displaced keeps increasing around the world and recent humanitarian crises are likely to exacerbate this trend. Data and evidence are critical to inform our response to this...

JDC newsletter, February 2021

Building knowledge on those affected by forced displacement – JDC’s contribution so far.   Dear Colleagues, As we look back at 2020, it was a year in which the role of data and evidence became increasingly important in relation to policymaking. However, it was...

JDC newsletter, December 2020

The socio-economic consequences of Covid-19 globally and in Mashreq, and the educational outcomes of forcibly displaced and their hosts – three new publications. Dear Colleague, The socioeconomic consequences of COVID-19 are becoming apparent around the globe. Yet,...

JDC newsletter, November 2020

New efforts for evidence on forced displacement Dear Colleague, In the last weeks we have increased our efforts to produce Newsletters and Literature Updates which can more closely respond to your needs. To this aim, we have designed this anonymous survey - please...

JDC Eight Newsletter, 2020

Data for What? Evidence-driven policymaking Dear Colleagues, The third World Statistics Day, organized under the guidance of the United Nations Statistical Commission, will be celebrated on October 20. In his letters to Heads of State, the UN Secretary-General...

JDC Seventh Newsletter, 2020

Evidence-based responses to the COVID-19 emergency Dear Colleagues, August 2020 marked the third anniversary of the events leading to the displacement of more than 700,000 members of the Rohingya community into Bangladesh. This humanitarian crisis has attracted the...

JDC Sixth Newsletter, 2020

Launching a Quarterly Digest on Long Term Consequences of Forced Displacement Dear Colleagues, The newly released UNHCR Global Trends 2019 shows how the number of forcibly displaced people around the world has increased over the last decade, reaching 79.5 million...

JDC Fifth Newsletter, 2020

Jobs for the forcibly displaced - evidence and data.   Dear Colleagues, This month’s Literature Review Update focuses on jobs and livelihoods for those forcibly displaced. Some 15 recent articles are summarized on the evidence for various innovations and...

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