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UNHCR-CENTROESTAD Workshop: SICA countries work on IRIS implementation

In the Central American region, the number of people affected by displacement has passed one million, including asylum seekers, refugees and IDPs – the latter constituting half of the estimated number. The reasons for displacement are multiple: violence, insecurity, persecution, and the deterioration of the political, social and human rights...UNHCR-CENTROESTAD Workshop: SICA countries work on IRIS implementation
Related Topics: Capacity development, Refugee & IDP statistics, IDP policy
– Published 26.Jul.2021

Supporting Government Efforts to Measure Local Integration of Persons Displaced in Ukraine (Jan 2021)

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has caused around 730,000 people to flee to other parts of the country. It has created enormous hardships for civilians, such as damaged homes and infrastructures, and difficulties to meet their basic needs and earn a living. To address the increasingly protracted nature of the...Supporting Government Efforts to Measure Local Integration of Persons Displaced in Ukraine (Jan 2021)
Related Topics: Capacity development, Durable solutions, IDP policy, Refugee & IDP statistics
– Published 14.Jan.2021

JIPS-EGRIS Virtual Conference 2020 | Building Capacity for Improved Displacement Statistics

JIPS and the Steering Committee of the Expert Group on Refugee and IDP Statistics (EGRIS) jointly organised a one-day virtual conference to discuss ways to improve statistics on forced displacement. Building on the momentum created by the newly adopted statistical frameworks, the International Recommendations on Refugee and IDP Statistics (IRRS and...JIPS-EGRIS Virtual Conference 2020 | Building Capacity for Improved Displacement Statistics
Related Topics: Refugee & IDP statistics, Capacity development, IDP policy, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
– Published 27.Oct.2020

Joining Efforts to Respond to Internal Displacement in Chihuahua, Mexico

Political will to respond to internal displacement in Mexico has passed a threshold since 2019, with the government turning 180 degrees on the recognition of the issue of forced displacement. Concrete steps are being taken and we are thrilled to announce that JIPS is supporting a profiling process in Chihuahua,...Joining Efforts to Respond to Internal Displacement in Chihuahua, Mexico
Related Topics: Capacity development, IDP policy, Refugee & IDP statistics
– Published 23.Oct.2020

Scaling Up the Durable Solutions Analysis Across 5 Regions in Darfur, Sudan

Between 2016 and 2019, the Government of Sudan (GoS), the UN Country Team, and the wider international community represented by the Durable Solutions Working Group (DSWG[1]) implemented a durable solutions profiling exercise in El Fasher, Sudan. Building on an evaluation and lessons learned of this pilot, a follow-up exercise has...Scaling Up the Durable Solutions Analysis Across 5 Regions in Darfur, Sudan
Related Topics: Durable solutions, IDP policy
– Published 20.Aug.2020

Learning Community on Durable Solutions Analysis: From & For Practitioners

At the end of 2019, JIPS launched a learning community on measuring durable solutions to displacement. Increasing efforts are being made in this area; however, conducting durable solutions analyses remains a complex undertaking with many challenges both at technical and practical levels. Thus, our objective was to create a dedicated...Learning Community on Durable Solutions Analysis: From & For Practitioners
Related Topics: IDP policy, Durable solutions, Refugee & IDP statistics
– Published 20.Aug.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

Working with IDPs' Realities in an Urban World: Recommendations to the UN High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement

While it is widely repeated that a majority of IDPs across the world have relocated to towns and cities, the implications of the urban dimension – where IDPs are living, amongst whom, and within whose local jurisdiction – of displacement for policy and practice are rarely examined or developed. More...Working with IDPs' Realities in an Urban World: Recommendations to the UN High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement
Related Topics: Urban, IDP policy
– Published 18.May.2020

JIPS’ Support in Mexico on Capacity Building for Improved Displacement Data (Nov 2019)

Internal displacement has been present in Mexico for decades and diverse actors have been responding to the phenomenon in different ways. However, it was only recently, in April 2019, that the Mexican government officially recognised internal displacement. The meetings we organised and facilitated during our recent scoping mission to the...JIPS’ Support in Mexico on Capacity Building for Improved Displacement Data (Nov 2019)
Related Topics: Capacity development, IDP policy, Refugee & IDP statistics
– Published 20.Feb.2020

Discussing Data Sources, Challenges & Solutions at the 2019 IIHL Annual Course on the Law of Internal Displacement

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Kampala Convention and respond to an increasing demand from Francophone countries, the Sanremo Course on the Law of Internal Displacement for the first time was conducted in French, in addition to its well-established English edition. At JIPS we were delighted to contribute for...Discussing Data Sources, Challenges & Solutions at the 2019 IIHL Annual Course on the Law of Internal Displacement
Related Topics: IDP policy, Capacity development
– Published 29.Jan.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

Durable Solutions Analysis in Darfur, Sudan: Profiling Results & Methodology

As part of ongoing efforts towards durable solutions for Darfur’s internally displaced people (IDPs), the Government of Sudan, the United Nations Country Team and the wider international community represented by the Durable Solutions Working Group (including UNDP, IOM, UNHCR, WFP, UNICEF, OCHA, UN-Habitat, INGO Steering Committee and donors) initiated, in 2017,...Durable Solutions Analysis in Darfur, Sudan: Profiling Results & Methodology
Related Topics: Urban, Durable solutions, IDP policy
– Published 20.Jan.2020

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