New web pages on sustainable development and the refugee crisis

All eyes are on New York this week and the United Nations summit to adopt the post-2015 development agenda and Sustainable Development Goals,  25-27 September. See articles on development issues here, and a special OECD webpage, complete with wraps and podcasts, addressing the 17 sustainable development goals and associated 169 targets by 2030 here.

Meanwhile, with OECD countries are facing an unprecedented refugee crisis, two new reports have been released: the 2015 International Migration Outlook and a policy brief on the refugee crisis. As OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria urges European leaders to “step up to the challenge so that Europe as a whole emerges stronger economically, socially and politically”. To enlighten discussions, the OECD has created a new Migration Insights web page here

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