IOM’s Internal Displacement Data Strategy 2021-2025

Publication date: September, 2021

Author: International Organization for Migration

The Internal Displacement Data Strategy 2021-2025 (IDDS) outlines IOM’s strategic path over the next five years to address the growing demand and need for internal displacement data.

After providing background information on IOM’s data operations and the scope of the term “internal displacement data”, the document details IOM’s strategic pillars and priorities for improving its internal displacement data operations. The efforts of the Expert Group on Refugee and IDP Statistics (EGRIS) are foundational to the development of the strategy, particularly through the International Recommendations on IDP Statistics (IRIS). The work of the Expert Group is highlighted in some of the IOM’s strategic priorities, including “capacity-building and support to national institutions”

International Recommendations on Refugee Statistics (IRRS)