Following the second High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development in New York on 3-4 October 2013, civil society and the UN system are continuing an online discussion looking at the positive impacts that migration can have on both young migrants and their communities of origin, transit and destination. The discussion aims to gather recommendations for the policies required to make migration a positive experience as part of the post-2015 development agenda, and the challenges faced.
To participate, visit the website and join the discussion at: http://www.worldwewant2015.org/migration. Responses are welcomed from adolescents and youth, members of civil society, academia, the media, national and international non-governmental organizations, the private sector, governments and the UN system. The lively debate is looking at diverse aspects of youth migration, such as employment, human rights, environmental change and social inclusion, and how to include migration in the post-2015 development agenda. The discussion began on 19 September and has been extended to run until 18 October 2013.
June 13, 2013 - Foreign workers compose a large share of the Malaysian labor force and many sectors critically rely on them. As part of its workforce and human resource management strategy, the Malaysian government asked the World Bank to conduct an extensive study of the impact of foreign workers on labor markets and firm productivity, and to evaluate the current policy regime. The report presents the main analytical findings as well as policy recommendations for Malaysia, which are also highly relevant to other middle income migrant destination countries. Read more»
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