High level policy forum on Migration: home


Read the latest International Migration Outlook

Migrants and the crisis
Immigrants have been strongly affected by rising unemployment as a result of the economic downturn. But migration will remain an essential ingredient in the economy of the 21st century.

Key issues

During the first-ever OECD High-Level Policy Forum on Migration (Paris, 29-30 June), ministers and senior officials in charge of migration and integration issues discussed:

  • The current economic crisis and its impact on international migration
  • Managing labour migration movements
  • Labour market integration of immigrants and their children

To learn more, read the programme, the speeches and presentations, the key issues for discussion and the conclusions by the Chair of the Forum, Mr. Eric BESSON, Minister of Immigration, Integration, National Identity and Mutually Supportive Development, France.


 Tuesday 30 June, 9h15, live webcast of the press conference to launch the International Migration Outlook 

Spotlight on migration and demography

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Permanent link: www.oecd.org/migration/policyforum