Francesca froy OECD Strategic Approaches To Immigration At The Local Level

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Presentation by Francesca Froy of OECD on strategic approaches to immigration at the local level dealing with world wide case examples

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Francesca froy OECD Strategic Approaches To Immigration At The Local Level

  1. 1. Strategic approaches to immigration at the local level Francesca Froy LEED Programme
  2. 2. The OECD LEED Programme <ul><li>An OECD Division established in 1982 </li></ul><ul><li>A capacity building centre in Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Governing Board: the LEED Directing Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Mission: To improve the effectiveness of policies implemented at the local level </li></ul>
  3. 3. LEED work in the field of migration <ul><li>“ From immigration to integration: </li></ul><ul><li>local solutions to a global challenge” </li></ul><ul><li>2006 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Designing local skills strategies” </li></ul><ul><li>2009 </li></ul>In press
  4. 4. Attraction & retention Integrated local skills strategies Integration Up-skilling
  5. 5. Attracting & retaining talent <ul><li>Taking a holistic approach </li></ul><ul><li>Influencing national immigration systems </li></ul><ul><li>Attracting the ‘creative </li></ul><ul><li>class’ </li></ul>SKILLS Schools Diversity & tolerance Accessibility Quality of life
  6. 6. Integration into the labour market Institutions Communities Individuals The management of change
  7. 7. A 3-stage process
  8. 8. Improving career prospects <ul><li>Career ladders </li></ul><ul><li>The importance of targeted language learning </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Decentralised responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Balancing resources </li></ul><ul><li>A long-term approach </li></ul><ul><li>Information & data </li></ul><ul><li>Joining up </li></ul><ul><li>disparate services </li></ul>Making it work
  10. 10. For more information about the LEED Programme: <ul><li>www.oecd.org/cfe/leed </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  11. 11. Immigration & labour markets Demand Supply SKILLS GAPS AND SHORTAGES HIGH SKILLED EQUILIBRIUM LOW SKILLED EQUILIBRIUM SKILLS SURPLUS

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