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The OECD’s International Migration Outlook 2014, containing analysis on recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries, will be published at 10.00 a.m. CET on Monday 1 December 2014.
Under the theme Mobilizing Migrants’ Skills for Economic Success, the meeting will offer Ministers and high-level representatives an opportunity to share views and experiences on key current and emerging policy challenges for migration management and migrants’ economic and social integration as well as on how best to build public confidence on migration issues.
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A New Profile of Migrants in the Aftermath of the Recent Economic Crisis
In August 2014, the OECD Development Centre, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO), initiated a three-and-a-half-year project aimed at assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination.
How can governments ensure that migration and free movement of workers contribute to meeting the labour market shortages that are expected to arise over the next 50 years? How can societies better use the skills of their migrants? What lessons can non-European OECD countries offer Europe, particularly regarding labour migration management? “Matching economic migration with labour market needs” addresses these questions.
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This policy brief is a result of a joint European Commission and OECD research project over three years on Matching Economic Migration with Labour Market Needs.
New Zealand, is one of the OECD countries with large and longstanding labour migration. The report finds that by and large, the New Zealand labour migration system is functioning well. Several features of the NZ immigration system, such as the Expression of Interest system, are gradually about to become an example for selection systems elsewhere in the OECD.
Italy should step up its efforts to help immigrants and their children integrate into society and learn the skills they need to improve their job prospects and earnings, according to a new OECD report.
This report presents an overview of the skills and qualifications of immigrants in Italy, their key labour market outcomes in international comparison, and their evolution over time, given the highly segmented Italian labour market and its high share of informal jobs.