Ukraine —Thematic Brief — Social Cohesion and Public Trust — General Population Survey Round 14 (September – October 2023)
Period CoveredSep 03 2023
Sep 25 2023
Since the full-scale invasion in February 2022, numerous communities across Ukraine witnessed the arrival of displaced persons from other parts of the country. Continued widespread displacement is likely to put an increasing strain on public services, infrastructure, housing and the labor market in hosting areas. This, as well as perceptions of unequal access to assistance among different groups, carries the potential for increasing tensions between different groups the longer displacement persists.
In this context, the following brief presents key findings related to social cohesion, trust in public institutions, as well as decision-making on durable solutions preferences collected as part of two successive rounds of the General Population Survey (GPS). It aims to inform IOM’s social cohesion programming in Ukraine, as well as to support broader evidence-based programming, policy-making, advocacy, and further research on the subject.