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The 2nd ADBI-OECD Roundtable on Labor Migration in Asia: Managing Migration to Support Inclusive and Sustainable Growth


Background

This roundtable will be a follow-up to the inaugural ADBI/OECD roundtable, "Labor Migration in Asia: Recent Trends and Prospects in the Postcrisis Context", which was held at the ADBI in Tokyo from 18 to 20 January 2011. This event attracted more than 60 participants including policy makers responsible for migration policy and representatives of economic planning ministries from developing Asia, policy makers from some OECD countries, and migration specialists from the ADB, the International Organization for Migration and the International Labor Organization. Issues covered included: trends in labor migration in 2009-10; migration policies in the postcrisis context; migrants' remittances; highly skilled migration and the globalization of higher education: international mobility of health workers in Asia; and public opinion and migration.

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Outputs

  1. Better understanding of how to improve national policies on migration for both sending and receiving countries;
  2. Closer cooperation among key stakeholders handling this issue;
  3. Presentation materials and summary of proceedings to be uploaded on ADBI website

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Participants

Governments from each of the following countries will be invited to nominate one or two participants from the ministry responsible for migration policy and/or from the economic planning agency: Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Kyrgyz Republic, Malaysia, PRC, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uzbekistan, and Viet Nam.

The OECD will invite policy makers from its member countries.

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How to Apply

By Invitation only.

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Language

English

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Partners

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

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