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The OECD Development Centre and the European Commission are pleased to invite you to the side event: Making the most of migration in developing countries: What role for public policies?
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The work of the Development Centre explores the social and economic impacts of migration on migrants as well as on countries of origin and destination. With 244 million individuals living outside their country of birth, international migrants represent 3% of the world’s population. Emigrants contribute to the development of their home countries by sending remittances, investing, and transferring knowledge and ideas.
Si nombre de régions en développement connaissent un dynamisme économique grandissant, les flux migratoires internationaux ne se déplacent pas pour autant vers ces nouveaux pôles de croissance mais convergent plutôt vers les économies avancées, selon un nouveau rapport du Centre de développement de l’OCDE.
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Since its initiation in 2010, the OECD Development Centre’s Perspectives on Global Development series has investigated the increasing economic weight of developing countries in the world economy, a phenomenon we refer to as “shifting wealth”. This year's edition focuses on the issue of international migration and development in the context of shifting wealth.
Many in host countries are quick to view migrants and refugees as a threat, fearing the burden they may impose on taxpayers, local values and cultures. In this atmosphere, it can be difficult to set out the facts and the evidence needed to inform a balanced public debate.
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.
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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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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.
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.
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.