Refugees' Right to Work and Access to Labor Market
When : Jan 31, 2017 Location : Berlin Applicable Countries: Germany

Event description:

The integration of refugees into the labor market is a key topic of the Tenth Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) and its Roundtable 2.1. Moving beyond emergencies – Creating development solutions to the mutual benefit of host communities and displaced persons. For refugees, the right to work is vital for reducing vulnerability, enhancing resilience, and securing dignity. Harnessing refugees’ labor force and skills can also benefit local economic activity and national development. But what are the conditions necessary for refugees’ integration into the labor market? What are the obstacles? And what are different policy options with regard to respecting, protecting and promoting refugees’ access to labor markets?