Compendium on current practices for skilled work visa programs in the APEC region


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Author: Urdinez, Francisco; Urrutia, Beatriz Susana; Tellier, Swen


This compendium seeks to promote standards-sharing among APEC member economies by providing a point of reference for specialized visa programs in the region, while highlighting the need for more centralized information regarding these programs in APEC, as the Human Resources Development Working Group (HRDWG) and the Business Mobility Group (BMG) detected a need for more accessible information on skilled mobility visa programs. In a context of increasing flows of skilled people among member economies, it is necessary to provide all APEC economies an easy and centralized system to share...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Labour market; Policy; Governance

Keywords: Skilled migration; Skilled worker; Labour policy; Labour mobility

Geographic subjects: Australia; Brunei; Canada; Chile; China; Hong Kong (China); Indonesia; Japan; Korea (South); Malaysia; Mexico; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Peru; Philippines; Russia; Singapore; Taiwan; Thailand; United States; Vietnam; Oceania; North America; Asia; South America; Europe

Published: Singapore: APEC Secretariat, 2021

Physical description: 293 p.

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Also called: Compendium on current practices for skilled work visa programs in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation region

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 145.417

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