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Strong Uptake of Profiling Results from Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi (Philippines) on Internal Displacement & Statelessness

Decisions, when effectively informed by sound and shared evidence, can bring about true positive change (read more). The recent profiling exercise on IDPs and people at risk of statelessness in the island provinces of Sulu, Basilan and Tawi-Tawi (Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Mindanao [BARMM], Philippines), is among the prime examples...Strong Uptake of Profiling Results from Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi (Philippines) on Internal Displacement & Statelessness
Related Topics: Joint analysis, Durable solutions, Community engagement
– Published 21.Feb.2022

Profiling of Internal Displacement in Basilan, Sulu & Tawi-Tawi, Philippines: Key Findings & Recommendations

Internal displacement is typically thought of as people and families being forced miles far away from their places of origin, compelled to rethink their lives in the places of refuge. However, in some instances, people are displaced within the same province. In the case of Philippines’ southern Bangsamoro Autonomous Region...Profiling of Internal Displacement in Basilan, Sulu & Tawi-Tawi, Philippines: Key Findings & Recommendations
Related Topics: Durable solutions, Methods, Community engagement
– Published 8.Sep.2021

Progress Towards a National Strategy on Local Integration: JIPS' Support in Ukraine

The conflict in Ukraine has recently passed its 7th year mark and, as of October 2020, the country counts 1.5 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the regions of Donetsk, Luhansk and Crimea. While significant challenges persist, Ukraine has taken critical steps to address internal displacement and work towards longer-term...Progress Towards a National Strategy on Local Integration: JIPS' Support in Ukraine
Related Topics: Durable solutions, Methods, Community engagement
– Published 8.Sep.2021

Sudan: Working With Communities, In-Country Partners & Government to Convert Data into Action in Darfur

The need of putting people at the centre of humanitarian and development efforts is widely acknowledged and emphasised. Yet, “activities [so far] are not enough to be transformational in the sense of the Participation Revolution, a pillar of the Grand Bargain that aims to establish aid recipients’ influence in decision-making....Sudan: Working With Communities, In-Country Partners & Government to Convert Data into Action in Darfur
Related Topics: Durable solutions, Methods, Community engagement
– Published 2.Sep.2021

JIPS' Partner Event 2021: Transforming Data into Action for Solutions to Internal Displacement

The evidence we build on internal displacement is essential to design and implement effective and sustainable solutions. However, how this evidence is generated and used matters every bit as much as the evidence itself to drive positive change in displaced people’s lives and promote nationally owned solutions. Jointly organized on...JIPS' Partner Event 2021: Transforming Data into Action for Solutions to Internal Displacement
Related Topics: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Refugee & IDP statistics, Urban, Durable solutions, Capacity development, Community engagement
– Published 27.Apr.2021

The New Normal: Collecting Data Amidst a Global Pandemic

With the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic and the efforts to contain it through public health measures, social distancing, lockdown and quarantine measures, the data and assessment landscape is facing long-term impact. This could deliver the overdue push for all stakeholders providing international assistance to re-invent not only how...The New Normal: Collecting Data Amidst a Global Pandemic
Related Topics: Methods, Community engagement
– Published 20.May.2020

The Transformative Potential of Data in Internal Displacement Situations: Recommendations to UN High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement

Data can have a significant transformative power in internal displacement situations – which we in JIPS have witnessed throughout our 11+ years of supporting data-related, collaborative efforts in over 25 different contexts around the world. The role of data in addressing internal displacement should be seen as cross-cutting and can...The Transformative Potential of Data in Internal Displacement Situations: Recommendations to UN High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement
Related Topics: Durable solutions, IDP policy, Capacity development, Community engagement, Refugee & IDP statistics, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Urban
– Published 18.May.2020

Thessaloniki Report Launch: Profiling of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Third Country Nationals

We are excited to share the news of the profiling report from Thessaloniki, Greece, which was launched by partners in-country in December 2019. The result of a collaborative effort between the Municipality of Thessaloniki, UNHCR, various UN agencies and international NGOs, as well as Greek NGOs and volunteer groups, this...Thessaloniki Report Launch: Profiling of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Third Country Nationals
Related Topics: Durable solutions, IDP policy, Community engagement, Urban
– Published 20.Jan.2020

Working Towards Durable Solutions: What We Learned at the Recent GP20 Steering Group Meeting

“Protracted displacement is a humanitarian issue, but it is also a process of social and economic impoverishment. (…) It’s not only a problem for IDPs but also for host communities, and there is a risk of undermining state policies (and even) jeopardizing the Sustainable Development Goals. I’ve come to the...Working Towards Durable Solutions: What We Learned at the Recent GP20 Steering Group Meeting
Related Topics: Durable solutions, Community engagement
– Published 22.Jul.2019

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

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 how valuable the learning experience becomes when diverse partners come together to share views and jointly advance practice. The event highlighted the key role that...Data & Evidence (including IDPs) at the Forefront of 2019’s UNHCR Annual NGO Consultations
Related Topics: Refugee & IDP statistics, Community engagement, Methods, Protection
– Published 21.Jul.2019

Advancing Profiling Practice for Improved Evidence on Forced Displacement: JIPS' annual event 2019

Internal displacement situations are diverse, challenging, complex and often evolving over time. As the Danish Ambassador Morten Jespersen noted in his opening remarks to JIPS' 2019 annual event, there are no quick fixes and humanitarian responses alone will not fully address the phenomenon. One thing that is certainly needed is quality...Advancing Profiling Practice for Improved Evidence on Forced Displacement: JIPS' annual event 2019
Related Topics: Urban, Joint analysis, Durable solutions, Community engagement
– Published 18.Feb.2019

Making Use of the Durable Solutions Indicator Library: Experiences from Cristosal, El Salvador

Since their launch in April 2018, the Durable Solutions Indicator Library and Analysis Guide have been put to use in various contexts and ways. For instance, we recently had a chat with Middle East Consulting Solutions (MECS) about how these tools informed their study on durable solutions for IDPs in...Making Use of the Durable Solutions Indicator Library: Experiences from Cristosal, El Salvador
Related Topics: Durable solutions, Community engagement, Methods
– Published 25.Jan.2019

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