Deadline for submissions: 10 September 2017
This conference, to be held on 11-12 December, 2017, will examine the economic aspects of international migration in OECD countries by mapping the migratory flows and defining their socio-economic determinants and consequences.
New OECD-EC project on a territorial approach to migrant integration
In close dialogue with citizens, civil society organisations and business, local authorities are the best placed to develop a favourable environment for the integration of migrants. This project is undertaking case studies in 9 European cities, identifying good practices and lessons learned with regard mainstreaming integration into local development policies as well as co-ordination mechanisms with national or regional authorities.
Promoting Fair and Effective Labour Market Integration of Regular Migrants and Recognised Refugees
OECD Secretary General addressed G20 Labour and Employment Ministers on the challenge of integrating migrants into host country labour markets, stating that while this is “undoubtedly a difficult agenda … if we are to turn international migration into an economic opportunity, we must take action now”.