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OECD, IOM and UNDESA  jointly organized the first International Forum on Migration Statistics in Paris from 15-16 January 2018.

The European Commission’s Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) and IOM's Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) organized a workshop on “Big Data and alternative data sources on migration: From case studies to policy support” at the Joint Research Centre in Ispra on 30 November.

Susanne Melde was among the panelists during the launch of the “Handbook for Improving the Production and Use of Migration Data for Development” which took place in the UN Headquarters in New York on 18 December.



Data from population censuses

Sabrina Juran, Technical Specialist for Data and Research at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), shares her views on the benefits and limitations of data from population censuses.

Protecting children on the move starts with better data

IOM, UNICEF, UNHCR, Eurostat and OECD launched together ‘A call to action: Protecting children on the move starts with better data’, to show how crucial data are to understanding the patterns of global migration and developing policies to support vulnerable groups like children. Read "A call to action" here.