Publications & Documents


  • 20-September-2016

    English

    Launch of the 2016 International Migration Outlook

    We must unite to tackle the challenges of migration in today’s globalised world. Our International Migration Outlook helps put the facts on the table, and offers some pointers for the way forward. Now we need to move to implementation.

  • 20-septembre-2016

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    Are there alternative pathways for refugees? Migration Policy Debates #12

    This edition presents an overview of some “alternative pathways” that could help take the pressure off the main traditional pathways for refugees in general and assesses their potential application for Syrians in particular. Overall, these alternatives can help provide safe channels and good integration prospects to refugees who might otherwise be tempted to risk their fate with smugglers and illegal border crossing.

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  • 20-septembre-2016

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    Why is migration increasing in the Americas? Migration Policy Brief #11

    This edition of Migration Policy Debates presents updated information on international migration in the Americas up to 2014 as well as on labour market outcomes of emigrants originating from the hemisphere. It also summarises available evidence on the emigration of doctors and nurses from the region.

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  • 19-September-2016

    English

    Remarks at UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants: Strengthening the positive contribution of migrants and refugees

    United, we can tackle the challenges that arise with large movements of migrants and refugees. Together, we can improve our policies to unleash the potential of migrants. Migration is not a threat, it is a hope, the hope of the migrants and their family for a better life and for all of us for a more prosperous and harmonious world.

  • 19-septembre-2016

    Français

    Les gouvernements doivent lutter contre le rejet de l’immigration

    Il faut que les pays de l’OCDE luttent contre le rejet croissant dont l’immigration fait l’objet et renforcent leurs politiques relatives aux migrations et à l’intégration tout en favorisant la coopération internationale en la matière, selon un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE.

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  • 19-septembre-2016

    Français

    Perspectives des migrations internationales 2016

    L’édition 2016 des Perspectives des migrations internationales analyse les évolutions récentes des mouvements et politiques migratoires dans les pays de l’OCDE et dans quelques pays non-OCDE et observe l’évolution de la situation des immigrés récents sur le marché du travail dans les pays de l’OCDE. Le rapport comprend deux chapitres spéciaux : « L’incidence économique des migrations : de l’importance de l’échelon local » et « Les migrations internationales dans le sillage des chocs environnementaux et géopolitiques : quelles mesures les pays de l’OCDE peuvent-ils prendre ? » ainsi que des notes par pays et une annexe statistique.

  • 19-September-2016

    English

    Refugee crisis: Enough words, now it is time for action

    This article by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría addresses the refugee crisis, encouraging governments to seize the opportunity that refugees bring for our economies and societies.

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  • 6-September-2016

    English

    The Netherlands should strengthen policies to attract and retain migrant skilled workers

    The Netherlands should improve its policies to attract and retain highly skilled migrants in order to address labour shortages and strengthen its position as a knowledge-based economy, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 6-September-2016

    English

    Recruiting Immigrant Workers: The Netherlands 2016

    The Dutch labour migration system has undergone substantive changes in recent years. To induce a transition to more high-skilled migration, a programme based on salary thresholds has grown in volume while a programme based on work permits after a labour market test has shrunk. New programmes target international graduates either of Dutch educational institutions or of selected institutions abroad. Changes to immigration procedures have shifted responsibility to migrants' employers and have greatly reduced processing times. This review first examines the composition of labour migration to the Netherlands, in the context of present and expected demand in the Dutch labour market. Following a discussion of various programmes and procedures, the review assesses how labour migration contributes to the strategic development of sectors and to employment in regions. It then explores the determinants for the retention of high-skilled migrants and for the integration of international graduates into the Dutch labour market.

  • 30-August-2016

    English

    Promoting Well-being and Inclusiveness in Sweden

    Sweden has a remarkable track record in sustaining a high level of well-being of its citizens. The country performs above the OECD average in all dimensions of the OECD’s Better Life Index, and these good outcomes are typically shared widely across the population. Sweden is one of the leading countries in receiving refugees and a strong supporter of ambitious global goals to fight climate change and implement the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. However, for this success story to continue, the country needs to reverse the declining educational performance of its youth, speed up labour market integration of newly arrived immigrants and address infrastructure deficiencies, particularly in the housing sector. Also, Sweden’s high ambitions with respect to environmental protection call for further policy action to advance the transition to a low carbon and circular economy.

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