Displaced Populations, Durable Solutions, and Data
Presentation and workshop on the findings of a 4-Year longitudinal study of Iraqis displaced by ISIS.
The presentation features the findings from the International Organization for Migration (IOM)-Georgetown University (GU) longitudinal study of 4,000 Iraqi families displaced by ISIS in Iraq. The study, begun in 2015, assesses IDPs access to durable solutions according to the IASC Framework. The presentation will cover issues related to return, secondary displacement, compensation, employment, agriculture, among other topics. Speakers include Elizabeth Ferris (GU), Lorenza Rossi (IOM), Rochelle Davis (GU), and Salma Al-Shami (GU). The afternoon will feature a methodology workshop for those interested in how to conduct quantitative and qualitative research with displaced populations.
Schedule of Events
9:00AM Welcome and Opening (IOM/GU)
9:15AM Creating the IASC Framework on Durable Solutions for Internally Displaced Persons, Elizabeth Ferris (GU)
10:00AM The Longitudinal Study: Access to Durable Solutions Among IDPs in Iraq: 4 Years in Displacement, Lorenza Rossi (IOM)
10:15AM Coffee Break
10:30AM The Study and Its Findings: Access to Durable Solutions Among IDPs in Iraq: 4 Years in Displacement, Rochelle Davis (GU), Salma Al-Shami (GU); Lorenza Rossi (IOM)
1:15PM Conversation on Data Collection: What makes measuring movement so difficult?