UNHCR - Improving Digital Livelihood Opportunities for Refugees - February 2024

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Document Type: Reports and Assessments
Document Type: English
Publish Date: 14 February 2024 (4 months ago)
Upload Date: 15 February 2024 (4 months ago)
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UNHCR - Improving Digital Livelihood Opportunities for Refugees - February 2024

Document Type: Reports and Assessments
Document Language: English
This research explores the needs, priorities, challenges, and risks faced by refugees engaged in the digital economy, drawing on findings from 62 community-based workshops with 541 participants, held across seven countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and East and Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes (EHAGL) regions. Learnings and practical recommendations provided through this research were co-created with refugee community members and will form the basis of our ongoing strategy to promote an inclusive digital economy for refugees and host communities. We hope that, in turn, this research – and the participatory ethos underpinning it – will serve to guide global stakeholders in shaping the digital livelihoods programming and strategies of the future. A short, shareable blog based on the in-depth report has also been published and is available here. This research is a foundational element of the PROSPECTS project on the Promotion, Inclusion and Protection of Refugees in the Gig Economy, implem

Partners

  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Sectors

  •  Livelihood & Social Stability
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