OECD International Migration Outlook 2020 to be published Monday 19 October 2020


12/10/2020 - The International Migration Outlook 2020 will be published at 09.00 a.m. Paris time/07.00 a.m. GMT on Monday 19 October.

The 2020 edition of the annual publication analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies. It also looks at the extent to which migrant workers have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis and their contribution in key sectors, such as health, cleaning, catering and tourism.

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, together with European Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, and OECD Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Stefano Scarpetta, will present the Outlook’s findings in an online press conference at 09.00 a.m. Paris time/07.00 GMT. The press conference will be in English, with French interpretation.

Journalists  must register to participate via Zoom.

The presentation will allso be webcast live, without registration.

Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the report, by e-mail and under embargo. In asking to receive the report under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures. Requests to receive the report by e-mail under embargo should be sent to The report will be sent under embargo on Friday 16 October. To get advance access to OECD reports, complete this short form

For further information, journalists are invited to contact Spencer Wilson of the OECD’s Media Office (tel: + 33 1 45 24 81 18).


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