Tag Archives: Migration

International Migration Outlook 2018

The OECD has recently published the “2018 International Migration Outlook.” The report analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non member countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries, with a focus on the migrants’ job quality and on the sections …
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Migration and Its Impact on Cities

The World Economic Forum has released a report taking a deep dive on migration and cities, exploring the types, causes and patterns of migration, the most affected corridors and cities, the impact on urban infrastructure and services, the solutions that can be employed and how cities can seek to future proof themselves to address this …
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Brexit implications for employment and social affairs

The referendum held in the UK on 23 June 2016, resulted in a vote to leave the European Union. This decision will have profound effects on employment and social affairs in the UK and the EU. The European Parliament’s Directorate-General for Internal Policies of the Union has just published the briefing note “Brexit implications for …
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Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016

The World Bank has just published the “Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016.” The book attempts to present numbers and facts behind the stories of international migration and remittances, drawing on authoritative, publicly available data. It provides a snapshot of statistics on immigration, emigration, skilled emigration, and remittance flows for 210 countries and 15 regional and …
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OECD’s Refugee Crisis Reports

The OECD has just launched two new documents, the “2015 International Migration Outlook” and a “Policy Brief on the Refugee Crisis.” According to the reports, OECD countries are facing an unprecedented refugee crisis and the situation requires a comprehensive and co-ordinated international response to address the immediate needs of asylum seekers and the longer-term challenge …
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Free Movement: The Integration of Mobile EU citizens

The European Commission has just published a study titled “Evaluation of the Impact of the Free Movement of EU Citizens at Local level”. The study focuses on six European cities, selected by the multinational composition of their population: Barcelona, Dublin, Hamburg, Lille, Prague and Turin. The report analyzes policies regarding economic and social inclusion of …
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Transatlantic Trends 2013

The 12th annual Transatlantic Trends survey has been released. Over more than a decade, Transatlantic Trends has become the preeminent source of U.S. and European public opinion on a host of transatlantic issues, including foreign policy challenges, support for NATO, the economy, and the rise of other world powers. The data provided by the survey …
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2013 International Migration Outlook

The OECD has just published the “2013 International Migration Outlook.” The study analyses recent development in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non member countries including migration of highly qualified and low qualified workers, temporary and permanent, as well as students. This edition also contains two special chapters on topical issues: fiscal …
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Leveraging Migration for Africa

The African Development Bank and the World Bank have just published the report, “Leveraging Migration for Africa: Remittances, Skills, and Investments.” Two-thirds of migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa go to other countries in the region, while more than 90 percent of migrants from North Africa have moved outside the African continent. The top destinations for African …
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Strengthening Migration Governance

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the International Labour Office (ILO) have published a new study on “Strengthening Migration Governance”. The report examines what has been done to establish and strengthen governance of migration across Europe, what remains to be done and ways of strengthening migration governance through international cooperation.  The …
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