Call for papers: Children on the Move: Building Migration Data Capacities

Published Date: 
Monday, January 14, 2019

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are convening an Expert Workshop to engage in a concerted and cooperative global approach to meeting and sharing the minimum data required for understanding the needs and ensuring the protection of migrant and forcibly displaced children. The workshop seeks to identify data and knowledge gaps, provide insights into which measurements and indicators are needed to strengthen the evidence base, and highlight new methods in data collection and analysis. The organizers invite representatives from civil society organiza-tions (CSOs), national governments, and international organizations, researchers and academics to con-tribute papers for presentation and discussion at the workshop.

Instructions and deadlines

Papers will be reviewed by a UNICEF-IOM committee and selected applicants will be invited to participate in the workshop and present their work. The following deadlines and requirements apply: Paper submissions should be between 4,000 and 6,000 words in English (including charts, annexes and references). Recently published work may be submitted. Please submit papers including an abstract to migrationdata@unicef.org by the 6th of February 2019. If you have any questions, please contact migrationdata@unicef.org or gmdac@iom.int.

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