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On 27 June 2008, the OECD Development Centre organised a session at the 12th General Conference of EADI on "Migration and Development: Policy Coherence and Effective Partnerships".
This workshop is intended to generate critical feedback on ongoing work for the Development Centre’s agenda on migration, gather new insights from both academia and field practitioners and provide a platform for dialogue on key issues surrounding policy coher
On 7 May 2008, experts from international organisations and policy makers met in Rabat (Morocco) to discuss ways in which to create more and better jobs.
¿Cuáles son los costes y las ventajas de las migraciones para los países en desarrollo? ¿Cómo se puede mejorar la organización de estos flujos? Esta publicación intenta aportar respuestas a estas preguntas, basándose en lo que sabemos sobre los efectos de las migraciones en el desarrollo.
On the occasion of International Women's Day, the OECD Development Centre will launch on 7 March 2008 a new interactive website dedicated to gender equality: www.wikigender.org.
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Wikigender is a new interactive website of the OECD Development, allowing users to add, change or comment on the information provided on the pages. It was launched on 7 March 2008.
Can migration contribute to economic progress? Work of the Development Centre on Migration and Development demonstrates the gains from increased international labour mobility. It also shows how policies can optimise the benefits for sending and receiving countries, and the migrants themselves.
Policy Coherence for Development 2009 will cover as a main theme Employment and Social Protection. The project’s aim is to assemble new empirical insights and analyse policies regarding labour markets, vulnerability and social insurance, focusing in particularly on informal employment.
Migration can benefit all parties involved: migrant-sending countries, migrant-receiving countries and the migrants themselves. Find out more in Gaining from Migration: Towards a New Mobility System.
Conventional wisdom suggests that "brain drain" from poor to rich countries threatens development. However, developing countries could even benefit from high-skill migration.