In this piece, we explore how training combined with mobility could play a big role in creating the required skills needed— and we offer recommendations to policymakers to pursue this two-pronged plan.
On World Refugee Day, June 20, we look at some of the trends from the past year and explore what global decision makers need to focus on in the year ahead to improve the lives of millions of displaced people across the globe.
Last week, the first-ever International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) took place in New York. The follow-up to the 2018 summit held in Marrakech, where the trailblazing Global Compact on Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration (GCM) was agreed, the IMRF was a crucial spot-check of the state of internat...
This is one in a series of blog posts exploring the issues refugees and forced migrants face in accessing jobs and economic inclusion within hosting countries. Each post is authored with local experts and provides a snapshot of the barriers refugees face and the policy priorities going forward.
This week, the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) released their data on new registrations to work as nurses and midwives in the UK for 2021-22. It shows that nearly half—23,408 registrations—came from foreign-trained nurses and midwives.
Asia needs millions more long-term care workers to look after its ageing population. Fuelled by increasing life expectancy and falling total fertility rates, the number of people in Asia aged 60 or over will reach 1.3 billion by 2050.
Long-term care workers have, in many countries, become the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Asian region is no different. As the region grapples with an increasingly aging population, the pandemic has prompted new policies that aim to support long-term care workers, particularly migrants, in suppo...
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