An e-learning course titled ‘Introduction to the International Recommendations on Refugee, IDP and Statelessness Statistics’ has been developed by EGRISS in collaboration with United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (UN-SIAP) as part of the workplan of EGRISS’ Technical Subgroup on Regional Engagement and Capacity Development.
Following the successful launch and delivery of the facilitated e-learning course in 2023, which garnered over 430 enrollees, this iteration introduces an additional module on statelessness statistics. Moreover, the existing material has been updated to incorporate the latest methodological advancements and statistical practices in compiling statistics on refugees, IDPs, and statelessness. Like its predecessor, this introductory course is a core element of EGRISS’ capacity development efforts; it aims to introduce the content of the IRRS, IRIS and IROSS to practitioners working within national statistical systems and increase their capacities to compile statistics on refugees, IDPs and stateless persons. The course contains six modules and a final assessment: