Forced migration or displacement
Obtaining representative data on IDPs: challenges and recommendations
The paper briefly outlines the technical prerequisites for obatining representative data in IDP contexts; it also highlights some of the challenges encountered when attempting to get these data. Food for thought and recommendations follow with suggestions on how to reconsider the types of data and processes for obtaining it when working within IDP contexts.
Toolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons Tool 9.15: Use of standardized data collecting instruments
This is one section of a larger toolkit written to combat trafficking in persons, published by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in 2008. It specifically addresses the standardization of data collection instruments used in trafficking research and combating trafficking.
Report on the Methodology, Organization and Results of a Modular Sample Survey on Labour Migration in Ukraine
The case study analyses how labour migration is measured in Ukraine. Included in the report are explanations of how the survey team was assembled, how regions and households were picked to form a cohesive and adequate sample, and how the results were calculated while minimizing error. The rest of the work is dedicated to exploring the results of the survey.
UNHCR Resettlement Handbook
The handbook serves as a reference for NGOs and governments of resettlement countries on good practice and methodologies for effective resettlement of refugees. Besides defining key terms and outlining important legal frameworks such as the 1951 Geneva Convention, the handbook offers sections on the specific needs of refugees and, most important for data capacity builders, how to properly collect and store data on refugees and resettlement.