One of the OECD’s main objectives is to help our Members prepare for the future, to create conditions that promote the well-being of all our citizens; for those born locally, as well as for the 129 million immigrants who have become residents in OECD countries and who represent about 13% of our populations.
Well-managed migration can be win-win-win for migrants, host countries and origin countries. Key policy priorities include ensuring that labour migration effectively meets its objectives, and fostering successful migrant integration in host countries.
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This Migration Policy Debate provides an introduction to the OECD indicators of Talent Attractiveness and gives an overview of recent findings for Germany.
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This Migration Policy Debate provides a comprehensive review of alternative approaches for the prevention and deterrence of irregular migration. Many of these approaches are widely implemented, while some are recent and still under development. Others hold promise for addressing future challenges.
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This Migration Policy Debate outlines a number of innovations in labour migration management as well as their implementation scope. It aims to support policy makers in analysing, developing and applying their own innovative approaches to managing labour migration.
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The recent high inflows of migrants with specific vulnerabilities have been a stress test on integration systems in many OECD countries.
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Two thirds of the increase in asylum requests was driven by Portugal’s active participation in the EU emergency schemes.
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The OECD is committed to a bold, global and comprehensive policy response that demonstrates responsibility sharing with hosting the world’s refugees.