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Building the Evidence on Forced Displacement: From Research to Policy Making

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 10:00am Washington DC time

This event is hosted by the World Bank and features CGD expert Thomas Ginn.

Featuring

  • Thomas Ginn, Research Fellow, Center for Global Development
  • Ewen Macleod, Former Director, Division of Resilience and Solutions, UNHCR
  • Chinedu Obi, Young Fellow in Forced Displacement, FCDO-UNHCR-WB forced displacement research program
  • Marine Casalis, Senior Research and Partnerships Manager, ETH Zürich, Immigration Policy Lab
  • Haneen Ismail Sayed, World Bank Lead Operations Officer, Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice

Moderator

  • Paolo Verme, Lead Economist and Program Manager, World Bank

The program is launching a new seminar series, Building the Evidence on Forced Displacement: From Research to Policy Making, to discuss findings from the latest research on forced displacement. The first event will take place Wednesday, May 19, 2021 and can be joined at this link. It will feature a presentation of the paper, Prison or Sanctuary? An Evaluation of Camps for Syrian Refugees by Thomas Ginn, Research Fellow at the Center for Global Development. Other presenters will include: Ewen Macleod, Former Director, Division of Resilience and Solutions, UNHCR; Chinedu Obi, Young Fellow in Forced Displacement, FCDO-UNHCR-WB forced displacement research program; Marine Casalis, Senior Research and Partnerships Manager, ETH Zürich, Immigration Policy Lab; and Haneen Ismail Sayed, World Bank Lead Operations Officer, Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice. The event will be moderated by Paolo Verme, Lead Economist and Program Manager, World Bank.

This event is part of the series Building the Evidence on Forced Displacement: From Research to Policy Making. The series aims to disseminate findings from quantitative research on forced displacement and to discuss its implications on programming and policy. It provides a platform for disseminating research that is targeted and forward-looking and that will help practitioners and policymakers design and deliver effective forced displacement programs.

The series Building the Evidence on Forced Displacement: From Research to Policy Making, is organized by the FCDO-UNHCR-WB Building the Evidence on Forced Displacement programInnovations for Poverty Action, the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, the World Bank Development Impact Evaluation unit, the Center for Global Development, the International Rescue Committee Airbel Impact Lab, the World Food Programme and UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti

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