Data, displacement & development: Putting the World Development Report into action
The 2023 World Development Report (WDR) – Migrants, Refugees and Societies – highlights the issues and inconsistencies in the current data on these populations and the importance of accurate and consistent data as a basis for effective programs and policies.
Leaving no-one behind in official statistics
The Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement (JDC) in collaboration with the Expert Group on Refugee, IDP and Statelessness Statistics (EGRISS), the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) will hold a session during the United Nations World Data Forum 2023.
JDC Side Event at the 54th UNSC
On the 1st March 2023, the World Bank-UNHCR Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement (JDC), in collaboration with the EGRISS Secretariat, organized a side event at the 54th UN Statistical Commission (UNSC), entitled “Inclusion of forcibly displaced in national surveys”.
Joint Data Center Seminar on Building Evidence on Forced Displacement
The UK Aid-World Bank-UNHCR Building the Evidence on Forced Displacement Research program presented studies that examined the cost effectiveness of proposed livelihood interventions in displacement contexts along with a perspective from Ecuador.
World Refugee Day 2022 – What happens after: Displaced people talk about their experience in a new country
On World Refugee Day at UN City in Copenhagen, three people who had fled war talked about their experience integrating into Denmark at an event hosted by the World Bank-UNHCR Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement (JDC) and moderated by Maja Lazic, Deputy Head of the Center.
Strategic Advisory Council 2022
Strategic Advisory Council 2022 There has been a significant increase in the evidence base on the socioeconomic situation of those forcibly displaced and their host communities over the past decade. With the number of forcibly displaced now surpassing 100...
JDC Seminar | New and Upcoming KoboToolbox Features
The Center is a virtual seminar on New and Upcoming KoboToolbox Features on May 26th. JDC and UNHCR have partnered with Kobo Inc. to create additional features and enhancements for the benefit of organizations working to assist and protect displaced populations.
JDC participates in the 2022 Fragility Forum
From March 7th -15, The Center participated 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 ecosystem” as part of the Fragility Forum.
2nd Research Conference on Forced Displacement
The JDC’s 2nd Research Conference on Forced Displacement was held on January 20-22, 2022 in partnership with the School of Economics at Universidad de los Andes.
Joint Data Center Webinar – Answering the Call: Forcibly Displaced During the Pandemic
JDC Webinar - Answering the Call: Forcibly Displaced During the Pandemic The Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement (JDC) recently published a working paper, called Answering the Call: Forcibly Displaced During the Pandemic, the second issue as part of the JDC...