Practical guide for production of harmonized statistics on forced displacement and migration

Forced displacement

Practical guide for production of harmonized statistics on forced displacement and migration

Biennium:
2024-2025
Coordinator
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Honduras
Technical Secretariat
Population Division (CELADE) of ECLAC
Members
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas (INE) of Chile
Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) of Colombia
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) of Costa Rica
Oficina Nacional de Estadística e Información (ONEI) of Cuba
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Guatemala
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) of Mexico
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo (INEC) of Panama
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Paraguay
National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) of Perú
Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE) of Dominican Republic
Objectives

General objective

Strengthen the capacities of national statistical offices in Latin America and the Caribbean to adopt and implement the recommendations of the Expert Group on Refugee, Internally Displaced Persons and Statelessness Statistics as a complement to framework for statistics on migration, internal mobility and transit.

Specific objectives

  1. Build expertise in national statistical offices and improve inter-agency coordination for the production of statistics on internally displaced persons, refugees and stateless persons, on the basis of the application of international recommendations and frameworks.
  2. Prepare an assessment of Latin America and the Caribbean with regard to the availability of data sources and statistical capacities for the implementation of the Expert Group’s recommendations, which will complement the framework of migration, internal mobility and transit statistics.
  3. Prepare a guide that includes good practices and operating guidelines for Latin America and the Caribbean regarding the implementation of the International Recommendations on Internally Displaced Persons Statistics, the International Recommendations on Refugee Statistics and the International Recommendations on Statelessness Statistics.