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The overall objective of the project is to strengthen national capacity in collecting and compiling comprehensive and internationally comparable migration data that meet international standards, and to enhance understanding of the uses and limitations of migration data for policy purposes and for the monitoring of the migration related goals and targets in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

More specifically, in collaboration with partner organisations, the project aims to improve data availability through technical capacity building of countries in producing basic migration statistics, statistics on human trafficking and socioeconomic statistics disaggregated by migratory status for the SDG monitoring. This objective will be achieved through (a) preparing technical guidelines on producing data for migration-relevant SDG indicators; (b) providing trainings to countries so that national statisticians become familiar with international standards on migration statistics and statistics produced are harmonized within the country and comparable at international level; (c) building an online data portal for migration statistics which would enhance the data availability at the international level.

Project code:1819E
Primary Division:
Partners:UNDP, ECLAC, ESCAP, UNODC, IOM
Funding source:
Donors:Development Account
Project dates:March 2018 – February 2018
Countries:, , , , ,
Thematic areas:
SDGs:Goal 5: Gender EqualityGoal 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGoal 10: Reduced InequalitiesGoal 16: Peace Justice and Strong InstitutionsGoal 17: Partnershp for the Goals