World Bank - Social Cohesion and Forced Displacement : A Synthesis of New Research

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Document Type: Informes y evaluaciones
Document Type: English
Publish Date: 18 January 2023 (1 year ago)
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World Bank - Social Cohesion and Forced Displacement : A Synthesis of New Research

Document Type: Informes y evaluaciones
Document Language: English
This report presents new evidence from 26 background studies on forced displacement and social cohesion to expand the current knowledge base on how to prevent social conflict and promote social cohesion in forced displacement contexts. The background studies are geographically and methodologically diverse. They examine social cohesion in a variety of low-, middle-, and high-income countries across Africa, Asia, Central, and South America, and Europe. Building on this new evidence, the report provides lessons on how development investments and policies can reduce inequalities, alleviate social tensions, and promote social cohesion between and within displaced populations and host communities. Overall, the findings demonstrate that, while displacement can exacerbate existing inequalities and create new inequalities and the potential for conflict, especially in areas with strained services and limited economic opportunities, inclusive policies and development investments can effectively mitigate the negative eff

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