JIPS NEWS by: Views & Practice

Data & Evidence (including IDPs) at the Forefront of 2019’s UNHCR Annual NGO Consultations

By Corina Demottaz / 21.Jul.2019
High-level participation, rich insights from NGOs participants, and a strong focus on data and evidence: this year’s UNHCR NGO consultations left us inspired and demonstrated...
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ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (June 2019): Changing Mindsets to Address Conflict & Disaster Displacement

By Nadine Walicki / 21.Jul.2019
Since the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement were published in 1998, significant efforts and resources have been invested to better understand and address the global...
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Statistical Capacity Building on Forced Displacement: An Urgent Need for SDGs & GRM indicators?

By Natalia Baal / 4.Jun.2019
Ever since a week full of international meetings on indicator frameworks at the end of March 2019, I am left reflecting on the issue of...
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Lessons Learned from Data Collection to Inform City Profiles in Syria: A Conversation with Ola Samarah, iMMAP

By Dr. Isis Núñez Ferrera (JIPS),, Ola Samarah (iMMAP) / 5.Apr.2019
Conflict in Syria has led to a profoundly urban crisis. Damage, destruction and displacement are concentrated in major urban centres and cities. Gathering information to...
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Four Key Insights from the Latest GP20 Steering Committee Meeting on IDP Data (Mar 2019)

By Natalia Baal (JIPS), Corina Demottaz (JIPS) / 22.Mar.2019
The latest Steering Committee meeting of the group working to implement the Plan of Action marking 20 years of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement...
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Farewell to the PARK - Not fit for purpose, but still needed?

By Wilhelmina Welsch (JIPS) / 12.Feb.2019
Capturing lessons learned and sharing good practice is often hard to find time to do systematically in the busy world of humanitarian needs assessment and...
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Complex, yet Crucial: Reviewing Analysis Practice in Profiling at JIPS

By Melissa Weihmayer (JIPS) / 6.Feb.2019
We often talk with our field and global partners about the importance of the analysis stage in a profiling exercise. Analysis, like profiling in general,...
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‘It’s very important to be able to speak to all stakeholders’ - Andrés Lizcano, JIPS' newest team member

By Francisco Pérez (JIPS) / 1.Feb.2019
Andrés Lizcano is a Colombian profiling advisor and our newest team member. His diverse professional background includes experiences with just about all types of partners...
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How Does Displacement Profiling Link to Neighbourhood Profiling? A Conversation with Riham Kowatly, UN-Habitat Lebanon

By Melissa Weihmayer, Riham Kowatly / 9.Jan.2019
Riham Kowatly participated in the recent Profiling Coordination Training (PCT) where she learned about displacement profiling and what it takes to implement the collaborative process...
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