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30 Aug 2018 description

OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers, No. 216, OECD Publishing, Paris.

Thomas Liebig

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22 Jul 2018 description

Three years into the 2030 Agenda it is already apparent that those living in fragile contexts are the furthest behind. Not all forms of fragility make it to the public’s eye: fragility is an intricate beast, sometimes exposed, often lurking underneath, but always holding progress back. Conflict, forced displacement, violent extremism, famine etc. are all causes and consequences of fragility. Hence the need to better understand, anticipate and respond to fragility.

05 Jul 2018 description

Low quality healthcare is increasing the burden of illness and health costs globally

5 July 2018 News Release Geneva

Poor quality health services are holding back progress on improving health in countries at all income levels, according to a new joint report by the OECD, World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank.

Today, inaccurate diagnosis, medication errors, inappropriate or unnecessary treatment, inadequate or unsafe clinical facilities or practices, or providers who lack adequate training and expertise prevail in all countries.

04 Jul 2018 description
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04 Jul 2018 description
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04 Jul 2018 description
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03 Jul 2018 description

OECD-FAO: Predictable agricultural trade conditions needed to address food security challenges

Slowing population growth is expected to lead to decelerating demand for for food

01 Jul 2018 description

Les participants à la réunion restreinte du dispositif régional de Prévention et de Gestion des Crises Alimentaires (PREGEC) au Sahel et en Afrique de l’Ouest, tenue les 28 et 29 juin 2018 à Dakar au Sénégal, dans la salle de conférence de l’hôtel Ngor Diarama, font les constats suivants :

20 Jun 2018 description

20/06/2018 - Migration flows to OECD countries have dropped slightly for the first time since 2011, with around 5 million new permanent migrants in 2017, down from 5.3 million in 2016. This trend is mainly due to a significant decrease in humanitarian migration as a result of the decline in new asylum applications, with 1.2 million applications in 2017 compared to 1.6 million in 2016, according to a new OECD report.

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19 Apr 2018 description

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Recent migration to OECD countries has been substantial: 5 million additional people migrated permanently to OECD countries in 2016, up 7% compared with 2015. But migration to the OECD is not a new phenomenon: more than 10% of residents in the OECD area in 2016 were born abroad and in 90% of OECD regions, foreign-born populations are largely made up of settled migrants who have been in the host country for more than ten years.

10 Apr 2018 description
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10 Apr 2018 description

09/04/2018 - Foreign aid from official donors totalled USD 146.6 billion in 2017, a small decrease of 0.6% from 2016 in real terms as less money was spent on refugees inside donor countries but with more funds flowing to countries most in need of aid, according to preliminary official data collected by the OECD.

26 Feb 2018 description

Millions of children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced. As of 2016, 28 million children were living in forced displacement – this includes 12 million child refugees and child asylum seekers, and 16 million children living in internal displacement due to conflict and violence. These numbers do not include 7 million children internally displaced by natural disasters. Millions of other children had moved, within or across borders, in pursuit of better opportunities.

23 Jan 2018 description

In 2014 the OECD carried out work to take stock of OECD countries' achievements in building resilience to major natural and man-made disasters. The report suggested that albeit significant achievements were made through effective risk prevention and mitigation management, past disasters have revealed persistent vulnerabilities and gaps in risk prevention management across OECD. Based on the findings of this OECD-wide report a cross-country comparative study was undertaken in Austria, France and Switzerland to test the recommendations put forward in specific country contexts.

18 Dec 2017 description

OAS and OECD Present Report on International Migration in the Americas (SICREMI 2017)

December 18, 2017

  • Between 2012-2015, 7.2 million people left their countries in the Americas.

  • 48% emigrated to the United States and Canada, 34% to Latin America and 18% to Europe.

  • Barbados, Chile, Ecuador and Panama, new emerging destinations for migrants.

14 Dec 2017 description

The regional technical consultation on the current 2016-2017 cereal and food balance sheets as well as the 2017-2018 outlook was held in Bamako, Mali, from 27 to 29 November 2017. The participants made the following observations:

1.In terms of rainfall, seasonal levels were generally normal to surplus. However, poor distribution and an early end to the rains in some places affected crops and biomass production in Burkina Faso, Chad, Gambia, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal. The situation is more critical in Cabo Verde where there was little rain at all.