OECD International Migration Outlook 2018 to be published Wednesday 20 June


13/06/2018 - The International Migration Outlook 2018 will be published at 11.00 a.m. Paris time/09.00 a.m. GMT on Wednesday 20 June, on the occasion of World Refugee Day.


The 2018 edition of the flagship annual publication analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies and, for the first time, the impact on the labour market of the recent refugee inflow. Among the other issues it explores are the employment situation of immigrants, including the major changes in policies that support the integration of immigrants and their children, and the illegal employment of foreign-born people.


OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the Outlook’s findings at the OECD Conference Centre at 11.00 a.m. Paris time/09.00 GMT.


To register for the press conference, journalists should contact Spencer Wilson (+33 1 45 24 81 18) or the OECD Media Division (+33 1 4524 9700). 


The press conference will be broadcast at


International Migration Outlook 2018 will be available to journalists on the OECD’s password-protected website from 11.00 a.m. Paris time on Wednesday 20 June. Create your MyOECD account.


Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the report by e-mail and under embargo the day before release. Requests should be sent by e-mail to The report will be sent by e-mail on request only. In asking to receive the report under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures.


For further information, journalists are invited to contact the OECD’s Media Division (tel: + 33 1 45 24 97 00).

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