Speeches / Presentations


  • 2-July-2015

    English

    Presentation of the joint OECD-EC Indicators of Immigrant Integration 2015: Settling In - A wake-Up call for governments

    This publication is the first broad international comparison across all EU and OECD countries of the economic and social outcomes of immigrants and their children in host countries. It contains the largest compilation of information on integration ever undertaken.

  • 1-December-2014

    English

    OECD's Gurria congratulates President Obama on taking action to address the unsustainable situation of undocumented immigrants

    On the occasion of the OECD High Level Policy Forum on Migration taking place on December 1 and 2 2014, Secretary General Angel Gurria congratulates President Obama on taking action to address the unsustainable situation of undocumented immigrants.

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  • 1-December-2014

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    OECD High Level Policy Forum on Migration: Mobilising Migrants’ Skills for Economic Success

    The global migration context is fast evolving. The number of educated migrants is increasing rapidly: inflows of tertiary-educated migrants in the OECD increased by 70% over the past decade. The economic crisis has had profound consequences on the size and composition of migration flows.

  • 1-December-2014

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    Launch of the 2014 International Migration Outlook

    The relevance of migrants has never been so evident. One in ten persons in the OECD is foreign-born, that is more than 115 million people. And, albeit modestly, migration flows to the OECD countries are on the rise again after the slowdown associated with the global financial crisis,having increased by 1% in 2013 compared to 2012.

  • 13-June-2013

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    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.

  • 27-June-2012

    English

    The Outlook for Migration in Challenging Times

    International migration flows are an extraordinary source of change, progress and integration. These flows have built our nations and they keep being essential for the functioning of our economies, both in sender and host countries, said OECD Secretary-General in Brussels.

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  • 12-July-2011

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    Launch of the International Migration Outlook 2011

    International migration is at a turning point. As our countries try to foster a job rich recovery and build stronger, cleaner and fairer economies, we must analyse international migration through a new lens, one that considers the transformative changes that are affecting the world economy and their impact on cross-border movements of people.

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  • 7-June-2011

    English

    Professional mobility and migrants integration

    A. Gurría said that attracting enough high-skilled candidates for some countries may require introducing elements of supply, as well as demand-driven migration in their immigration regimes.

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  • 23-February-2010

    English

    Interview with Georges Lemaître, OECD international migration expert, on recent migration trends in the European Union.

    Interview with Georges Lemaître, OECD international migration expert, on recent migration trends in the European Union.

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