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Published on November 15, 2017
Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General
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Clarifications to the Statistical Reporting Directives on In-Donor Refugee Costs
In 2016, there were over 65.6 million people forcibly displaced globally. 84% of the world’s refugees were hosted in developing countries. The scale and nature of forced displacement has made it imperative that we ensure development planning and co-operation is more effective in countries of origin and asylum.
COMPREHENSIVE SOLUTIONS TO REFUGEE CRISES
The work of the DAC Temporary Working Group (TWG) on Refugees and Migration built on existing good practices and learning from evaluations to develop “Addressing Forced Displacement through Development Planning and Co-operation: Guidance for Policy Makers and Practitioners.” The working group drew on expertise across the OECD and provided a forum for DAC members to: deepen their understanding of forced displacement; identify and address common challenges; collaborate, create and expandpartnerships; contribute to more inclusive, transparent and credible policy responses; and lead by example.
ODA REPORTING OF IN-DONOR REFUGEE COSTS
In 2015, about 1.5 million people claimed asylum in OECD countries. Official Development Assistance (ODA) plays an important role in meeting the costs of providing temporary sustenance to asylum-seekers and refugees in these countries. Under the direction of the Statistics & Development Finance Division, clarifications to the Statistical Reporting Directives on in-donor country refugee costs have been developed to improve consistency of reporting across members, and support the compilation of more accurate and accessible data. Click here to see the latest figures on 2016 ODA.
EVALUATING RESPONSES TO THE REFUGEE CRISIS