OECD Review of Immigrant Integration in Sweden launches Friday 13 May 2016


9/5/2016 - The OECD Review of Immigrant Integration in Sweden, to be published on Friday 13 May, discusses the challenges the country faces to help immigrants integrate, given the unprecedented numbers of refugees that have arrived in recent years. It outlines a series of recommendations to help Sweden respond to this challenge as their rapid and effective integration into the labour market and society will be crucial for long-term success.


OECD Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Stefano Scarpetta and Sweden’s Minister for Employment Ylva Johansson will present the Review on 13 May in Stockholm during a press conference starting at 12:30 local time (10:30 GMT) at the Pressrummet, Press Centre, Rosenbad. The press conference will also be webcast at

The Review will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 10:30 GMT for immediate release. Create your MyOECD account here.


For further information on the press event, contact Darina Agha in the Ministry for Employment press office ( +4672-708 16 27).


For further information on the Review, contact Spencer Wilson in the OECD Media Office (+33 1 4524 8118).


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


Requests to receive the Review by e-mail under embargo should be sent by e-mail to


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