Attracting the talent we need
The EU is currently losing the global race for talent. Other OECD countries, such as the USA, Canada, and Australia, are attracting more talent from abroad.
The Impact of Demographic Change in Europe report shows that Europe has an ageing and shrinking population and skills shortages that need to be addressed.
Developing legal pathways to Europe
Offering legal pathways
- Helps make Europe an open, globally connected continent
- Reduces irregular migration and its human and economic costs
Resettlement The Commission will reinforce support to Member States to implement the 2020 pledge delayed by the pandemic and will invite pledges from 2022 onwards, to confirm EU global lead on resettlement.
Complementary pathways EU budget supports Member States' humanitarian admission schemes and study or work-related schemes
Community sponsorship Member States encouraged to allow citizens, communities and civil society to sponsor refugees in need to come to Europe
Supporting integration into local communities
- lack of educational or training opportunities
- limited social interaction
- benefits newcomers and local communities
- sets a positive example for how Europe can manage migration by building open and resilient societies
|Action Plan on integration and inclusion for 2021-2027|
Renewed European Partnership for Integration for stronger cooperation with trade unions, employers’ organisations, chambers of commerce for integration through work
|Including the views of migrants in the development of policies through a dedicated expert group to advise the Commission.|