An e-learning course on ‘Official Statistics on Refugee and Internally Displaced Persons’ is being developed by EGRISS in collaboration with United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (UN-SIAP) as part of Subgroup 2’s workplan. The introductory series is a core element of EGRISS’ capacity development efforts; it aims to introduce the content of the IRRS and IRIS to practitioners working within national statistical systems and increase their capacities to compile statistics on refugees and IDPs. The course will (initially) contain five modules:

e-learning modules

The objectives of the e-learning are for participants to:

  • Discuss the role of EGRISS and its outputs in providing the statistical framework for compiling official statistics in response to the various data needs.
  • Apply concepts, definitions, methodology, and main data sources for refugee statistics.
  • Apply concepts, definitions, methodology, and main data sources for IDP statistics.
  • Illustrate implementation issues, including data sharing, data confidentiality, data quality, and metadata.
  • Appraise the importance of coordination of data on refugees and IDPs to facilitate policy development.

Once finalized, the link to the e-learning course will be available on this website.


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