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  • 13-June-2013


    Migration and the welfare state in times of crisis

    International migration flows are essential for the effective functioning of our economies. Even in times of crisis and fiscal constraint, a holistic approach is required to fully reap its full benefits, said Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 13-June-2013


    Migration picking up but rising unemployment hurting immigrants

    Migration has started to pick up again, driven largely by people moving within the European Union, after three years of continuous decline during the crisis. But the employment prospects for immigrants have worsened, with around one in two unemployed immigrants in Europe still looking for work after more than 12 months, according to a new OECD report.

  • 17-May-2013

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    Institutional Brochure ELS 2013

    An overview of OECD work on Employment, Social Protection and International Migration.

  • 13-May-2013


    Mobilising migrants’ skills for development in the MENA region, Tunis 13-14 May 2013

    What is the extent and impact of the international mobility of skills? What can ensure that highly educated youth are used to their full potential and contribute to development by staying in their country or migrating? How to improve the matching between supply and demand for skills between potential (return) migrants and employers in destination and origin countries and in particular in sectors such as health and education?

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  • 17-January-2013


    Second report of the Continuous Reporting System on International Migration in the Americas (SICREMI)

    The second report of the Continuous Reporting System on International Migration in the Americas (SICREMI) was launched at the OAS in Washington on January 17 2013.

  • 10-December-2012


    Study abroad

    More students are looking beyond their borders to give their education a competitive edge. Despite shrinking support for scholarships and tightening travel budgets, 177 million students left their home countries in 2012 to pursue formal tertiary education, an increase of 77 million students since 2000.

  • 3-December-2012


    Progress made on immigrant integration but more efforts needed on education and jobs, finds OECD

    OECD countries have made much progress over the past decade in helping immigrants integrate in society. But much remains to be done, notably in improving how well immigrant children do at school and in finding work, and in immigrant women’s access to employment, according to a new OECD report.

  • 5-October-2012

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    Harnessing the skills of migrants and diasporas to foster development

    The purpose of this publication is to propose ways of thinking about new public policies that could better harness the skills of diasporas to foster development in the countries of origin.

  • 11-July-2012


    Migration and the crisis

    Why do people migrate? Mainly for a job and the hope of a better life for themselves and their children. But how do immigrants fare during a time of crisis?

  • 27-June-2012


    Free Movement of Workers and Labour Market Adjustment

    Maintaining a high-quality workforce represents a key strategic goal for both employment and economic growth.

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