Migration flows to OECD countries rose slightly in 2018, with around 5.3 million new, permanent migrants, a 2% increase over 2017. Family and labour migration increased, while the number of asylum applications fell sharply, according to a new OECD report.
Canada has the largest and most comprehensive and elaborate skilled labour migration system in the OECD, according to a new OECD report.
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Migration and forced displacement remain priority areas for many G20 countries and beyond. In total there are about 258 million people living outside their country of birth globally, with two-thirds living in G20 countries.
Call for papers and parallel session organisers: IOM, OECD and UNDESA Second Forum on Migration Statistics (IFMS) 20-21 January 2020 in Cairo, Egypt
The most attractive OECD countries for highly qualified potential immigrants are Australia, Sweden, Switzerland, New Zealand and Canada, in part because of favourable admission and stay conditions.
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This issue of Migration Policy Debates presents the results of the first edition of the OECD Indicators of Talent Attractiveness, developed by the OECD with support from the Bertelsmann Stiftung.
Call for papers: OECD-CEPII conference on immigration in OECD countries 12-13 Dec 2019
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This book analyzes labor migration trends and policies in Asia and emphasizes the importance of partnerships to promote effective labor migration management.