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The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) organized an expert group meeting on improving migration data in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in New York, from 1–3 July 2019.

The 10th meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) was hosted by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, between 22–24 October 2019. 

A high-level Regional Migration Data Harmonization Workshop, organized by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and IOM, took place between 27­–29 August 2019 in Kampala, Uganda.



Data on migrant children

Danzhen You, Senior Adviser on Statistics and Monitoring at UNICEF, shares her views on data on migrant and displaced children.

Why data protection matters in migration

Christine Adam, Division Head, Office of the Legal Counsel and Legal Affairs at IOM shares her views on data protection in the field of migration.